What Britain Buys

This new series provides an eye-opening and intriguing look at how we shop, which products we buy, and what its 6.7 billion-a-week shopping habit says about Britain today. Each episode, Mary Portas meets the high street buyers, trend forecasters, celebrity endorsers and the great British public - to discover what's flying off the shelves and what's not shifting. Armed with inside information from the nation's biggest retailers - including M&S, Amazon, Waitrose, Superdrug, Halfords, Waterstones, John Lewis, and more - What Britain Buys lifts the lid on what we spend our hard earned cash on and why. So if you are wondering why adults are playing Lego, don't know why your bathroom is overrun with male beauty products, have never tried a freakshake, or wondering why the great British cuppa is facing competition from coconut water, Mary provides the answers you need.

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Episode 4

Episode 1x04; Jul 7, 2016

Mary Portas looks at the impact that Brazil is having on our bottoms. With M&S predicting that the shape of the humble knicker is changing, what might this mean for jeans? As a country, the UK is moving away from disposable fashion and spendin

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Episode 4Jul 7, 2016
1x03: Episode 3Jun 30, 2016
1x02: Episode 2Jun 23, 2016
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