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  • A gift card for classy shoppers
  • A gift card for classy shoppers
    Yen Baet (2012) ©

A gift card for classy shoppers

Buying presents can be stressful, especially if the person you're buying for loves to shop for themselves. If they’re into the finer things, there's now a solution. A new gift card – valid across all stores that take chip and pin payments in the West End – means they can shop for their gift themselves.



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