There are different kinds of shopping. The purchase of monthly requirements gives supine pleasure to the House keepers because the items purchased are at their will and pleasure, and the amount saved by them could be reserved as their pocket money! As far as their hubbies are concerned, they get a sigh of relief as soon as they settle monthly bills like telephone, electricity, or milk.
But, the joyous occasions comes on the eve of some annual festivals. Their target is invariably textile shops or jewellers (mostly, window shopping). The salesman have to put up with the customers who spend hours to but a few items!