Global retailers lure shoppers like Yamini Kandari to New Delhi's mall
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Gift cards from various retailers are seen on display at a Chevron service station convenience store Dec. 19, 2006 in San Francisco, Calif.
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A view of luxury retailers on Apkujung-dong in Seoul, Korea, known locally as Rodeo Drive.
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Shown are boxes of Twinkies at Wal-Mart, Friday, July 12, 2013, in Bristol, Pa. The world's largest retailer announced Friday that that they are making Twinkies available this weekend, even though Hostess says it asked retailers to wait until Monday to start selling the spongy yellow snack cakes.