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MB shopping mall tips please

Bognor Regis
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MB shopping mall tips please

Hi me again.

Thanks for all your help previously (re 24 hours in MB) - did post in Hawthorne forum as advised, but no-one there. C'est la vie!

Anyway am heading to the MB shopping mall on the Sunday before Labor day - assume it'll be open as norm?

As well as a must-go to the Apple store can anyone recommend a good value place for make-up and alcohol (not neccessarily the same place for both!)

Also looking for a decent pair of training/running shoes - not out for flash names, more comfort, function and reasonable price.

TIA

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1. Re: MB shopping mall tips please

There is a Macy's Cosmetic counter in Macy's, they always have specials and a Sephora cosmetic store in the MB Mall.

BevMo is good place for alcohol. Just down the street from the Mall at

1700 Rosecrans Ave.

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2. Re: MB shopping mall tips please

To cut down on taxi trips, after Macy's just walk to the other end of the Mall (you'll pass the Apple Store) and head to CVS. They have a full liquor department and always have sales. For running shoes, hit DICKS Sporting Goods in Plaza El Segundo - Just across Rosecrans Blvd. They have a great selection of shoes and many on sale.

To make it cheap, have the taxi take you to Dicks first. buy your shoes. walk to Macy's (it's safe, but be careful crossing the street) then to the Apple Store, and on to CVS. Then catch a cab back to your hotel.

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3. Re: MB shopping mall tips please

Sephora has lovely cosmetics, and also Macy's (the one at the north end of the mall has the women's clothing, shoes and makeup). Some time back we used to have folks visit our workplace from Europe and I always took them to Big 5 for tennis or running shoes and they were all happy. No Big 5 close to the MB Mall though, closest one is a couple miles east on El Segundo Blvd in El Segundo.

Ralph's Supermarket (outside the main part of the mall at the south end) also has a good selection of liquors and especially wines. Stop at the Service Desk and get their Club card for greater discounts, takes 5 minutes.

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4. Re: MB shopping mall tips please

Can you have a Ralph's card if you're not a US resident though?

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5. Re: MB shopping mall tips please

Yes. You can have a Ralph's card as long as you have an address.

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6. Re: MB shopping mall tips please

If you are just looking for a Ralph's Market near your hotel, there is one several blocks south at 118th Street and Hawthorne Blvd. There is also a CVS Pharmacy and 99 Cents store in the same strip. No need to take a taxi for those stores.

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7. Re: MB shopping mall tips please

I tried signing up for Raplhs card online and it wanted a US address.

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8. Re: MB shopping mall tips please

Just use the address of your hotel.

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