Personal shoppers assist individuals, groups or companies by providing advice anywhere from general necessities, fashion, interiors, gifts to lifestyle purchases. They can work independently, within a team or for an agency. A personal shopper can work as a freelancer, be employed by a shopping centre, department /retail, government or online stores. You can shop with clients directly or virtually where you search online on behalf of clients to locate desired items. To be successful as a personal shopper you must be up to date with new products, excellent research skills, love shopping, be a great communicator, work within a budget, quick decision maker and enjoy client interaction. Personal shopping is becoming a very popular service that helps clients shop for whatever item they happen to be after.