Shopping in the US may be different from shopping at home, or it may seem almost exactly the same, depending on where you are coming from.
Shopping in the US may include malls, individual stores, markets and the Internet. Malls bring together many different stores under one roof. Individual stores and markets may provide goods with a highly local flavor. Finally, online shopping is useful in locating items not otherwise available in one's own city.
When you shop in the US, the price you see in the store or restaurant is very likely fixed and not open to negotiation, but it may not be the final price you pay. Most states have a sales tax, which is added at the cash register. Most states do not place a sales tax on food.
While most places will accept debit-credit (Interac) or credit card payments, it is a good plan to have American currency with you at all times. There are Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) available almost everywhere.
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