Are You Being Served?

Old photo of the St Giles Shopping Centre in Elgin

Who doesn’t just love the delights of a traditional department store?  There’s something for everyone.  These shops dominated town centres across the UK from as early as 1796, when it is reputed the world’s very first ‘one-stop-shop’ was opened in London, selling haberdashery, millinery, jewellery and clocks.  Many of these stores were established by drapers […]