However, some local crafts of interest to tourists remain. Aside from Shu brocade and other silks, Chengdu is home to bamboo, laquerware, and silverware industries. For more up-to-date, Western style shopping, Chengdu even boasts an IKEA, a Carrefour supermarket and a Wal Mart.
Chunxi Road/Zongfu Road/Luomashi
Chunxi Road, near Tianfu Square in downtown Chengdu, is a vast pedestrian avenue lined with boutiques, restaurants, cafés, shops, department stores and fast-food chains. The vast shopping areas of Chunxi Road, Zongfu Road and Luomashi converge to provide everything from big-brand labels and souvenir handicrafts to local delicacies and special food products.
Yanshikou Commercial Circle
Yanshikou Commercial Circle is next to Chunxi Road. This is where you'll find People's Department Store, Chengdu Department Emporium, Renhe Spring Department Store and more. Expect to find brand names in these stores as well as local Chinese labels.
Ran Fang Jie Street Market
Near Tianfu Square, Ran Fang Jie Street Market is a bustling street market and a great place to practice your haggling skills. Prices are cheap and products range from clothes to cosmetics and toiletries, meaning this market will appeal more to ladies than men.