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Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

I'm so excited, I've peed my pants a little bit.
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Old 09.12.2012, 11:08
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

And you don't have to wait until tomorrow to refresh your supply of incontinency pads.
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Old 09.12.2012, 11:13
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

and not only in Switzerland, some French supermarkets are open too! I'll go to Leclecr later, not because I need anything but just because I can!
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Old 09.12.2012, 11:14
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

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I'm so excited, I've peed my pants a little bit.
so in other words you are
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Old 09.12.2012, 11:16
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and not only in Switzerland, some French supermarkets are open too! I'll go to Leclecr later, not because I need anything but just because I can!
Just a heads-up. LeClerc doesn't open until 14:00 today. Glad I checked, because I was going to head out there first thing this morning.
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Old 09.12.2012, 11:35
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

I seem to have missed this bit of news, are you saying all shops are open on Sunday now? Or is it just Christmas opening for the next couple of Sundays?
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Old 09.12.2012, 11:38
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I seem to have missed this bit of news, are you saying all shops are open on Sunday now? Or is it just Christmas opening for the next couple of Sundays?
It's just for the next couple weeks for Christmas, and you need to check with the individual shops as hours/dates of opening vary widely.
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

Some shops in Baden are open, also shops like Ikea Spreitenbach, Interio in Spreitenbach.
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

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I seem to have missed this bit of news, are you saying all shops are open on Sunday now? Or is it just Christmas opening for the next couple of Sundays?
Thank goodness!
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Old 09.12.2012, 11:52
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

Not in Zug though, at least not today
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

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I'm so excited, I've peed my pants a little bit.
Don't follow the post. Are you excited because you are going to / have been shopping on a Sunday in Switzerland or are you asking which shops are open on Sundays?
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Old 09.12.2012, 14:35
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

Not round here they're not. And they won't be on any Sunday between now and Christmas. Still there are way more advantages to living in Romandie than the possibility of Sunday shopping on the few weeks before Christmas so I'm not complaining.
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

Well, LeClerc was like a zoo. You'd think people had never been shopping for groceries before. And on a SUNDAY!!!
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

Yep you can keep that kind of madness

(agghh the joys of being retired )
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Old 09.12.2012, 15:55
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

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Yep you can keep that kind of madness

(agghh the joys of being retired )


I enjoyed Christmas shopping yesterday. Cashiers were very friendly and didn't seem stressed at all, took their time showing customers different items and wrapped gifts very nicely instead of in a wishy-washy manner.

The only "crowded" location (meaning about 4 people in line per cashier, which is not really crowded in my opinion) was the toy department, but that didn't surprise me. And even there - no shoving, no rude comments, no tutting at the cashiers for taking their time to do a nice job with other customers' gift wrapping.

One of the nicest shopping experiences of the year for me, in fact. Even if I just got lucky, I wanted to share it here so that people who had other experiences don't lose hope too quickly

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Old 09.12.2012, 16:06
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

I can confirm that the shops in Baden were open. After 2 gluehwein each, hubby and I managed to spend over 200chfs on stuff we didn't know we needed, then we had another gluehwein to celebrate.
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Old 09.12.2012, 16:46
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

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Not round here they're not. And they won't be on any Sunday between now and Christmas. Still there are way more advantages to living in Romandie than the possibility of Sunday shopping on the few weeks before Christmas so I'm not complaining.
The small boutique shops were open in Murten today, and will be on the next two advent Sundays.
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Old 09.12.2012, 16:49
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

Not today, though some were open yesterday despite it being a public holiday.

However, many will be open the next two Sundays.

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Old 09.12.2012, 18:47
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Well, LeClerc was like a zoo. You'd think people had never been shopping for groceries before. And on a SUNDAY!!!
there's a special reason for that - when we did our weekly shopping yesterday and spent about 200 eur, they gave us a voucher to be used only today, in the value of 40 eur. So I bet most people there today were spending that money. I'd guess they will have similar offers for the next 2 Sundays.
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Re: Shopping on Sunday in Switzerland!

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I'm so excited, I've peed my pants a little bit.
but you do that quite often, why is today different
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