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Shopping in Buenos Aires is a popular pastime. The streets are lined with stores for clothing, fabric, leather shops and shoes. There are specialty shops around every corner, and malls in the larger commercial areas, like Galerías Pacifico on Florida Street or the Abasto Shopping Mall on Av. Corrientes. Most stores now accept credit and debit cards as payments, and many encourage use of a debit card by offering a discount, or 'descuento'. Keep in mind when shopping, e…