If culinary is a word related to cooking or food, like a 'culinary experience', what would be a similar word for shopping?

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    Mercantile or acquisitory raise their hands first, but perhaps the collective can do better if you provide a little more context for how the word might be used, and what you've already ruled out. – Rob_Ster Mar 2 '16 at 17:11
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    Shopping experience is what I'd use...what's wrong with it? – BiscuitBoy Mar 2 '16 at 17:19
  • You mean as in retail therapy? – Dan Bron Mar 2 '16 at 17:44
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    @BiscuitBoy points out that attributive nouns work often just as well as adjectives. – Edwin Ashworth Mar 2 '16 at 20:35
  • Rob I meant like the city provides an experience which is culinary, (related to shopping).... – Gurpreet K Sekhon Mar 4 '16 at 17:20

Just to get the ball rolling...

The common phrase for describing it seems to be "shopping experience".

Here's an Ngram plot for "shopping experince" used in Books from 1960 to 2000.

To re-iterate @Edwin Ashworth, attributive nouns work just fine as adjectives. It's better for you to use "shopping experience" for your context.

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