Perth is a boom town and as such has a significant population of workers with high disposable incomes. As a result retail shopping is first class in Perth. The many shops and shopping centres in Perth have a wide range of retail services and goods often at special sale prices. International visitors especially from Asia come to Perth for shopping because of its close proximity to Asia, diversity of shops in large shopping centres. Satellite cities of Joondalup, Midland, Fremantle, Rockingham have large shopping centres.
There are also large shopping centres in the Perth suburbs of Karrinyup, Innaloo, Cannington and Gardinya. The Perth Central Business District (CBD) has many boutique shops including the latest Australian fashion shops and all major Australian brand department stores. Shopping districts with light industrial / trade shops include Osborne Park, Malaga, Balcatta, Wanneroo / Wangara. The map blow shows locations of Perth shops, shopping centres and discount department stores in Perth.