It is easily possible that in the near future Monterrey could rival Guadalajara as the undisputed shopping capital of México. Modern, sophisticated malls, and shopping plazas, are located throughout the city.
All of these malls and plazas are usually filled with shoppers, a reflection of the economic condition of this prosperous city. Smaller specialty shops sell gifts and crafts from all over Mexico and just about everything else you can imagine. Modern furniture stores abound as there are many upscale furniture factories located here. The economy here is incredible and that makes for a great retail atmosphere. The competition among retailers creates some outstanding bargains, with many items on sale.