Ellesmere prides itself on its individual and independent shops . Also there is a Tesco Superstore
There are antiques, crafts and gifts, and many other shops like the Co-op and Spar. You can get fresh local produce from Vermeulens Bakery and Delicatessen. The weekly market still runs since it was granted its charter in 1221 by Henry the third and occasional antique fairs and craft sales complement the retail scene.
Oswestry is an ancient market town located in the North of Shropshire close by the English – Welsh Border. Today the town still retains its vital function as a market and shopping centre serving North West Shropshire and Mid Wales. It is a locally important shopping and agricultural centre and still retains the intimacy of a rural town serving local people and home to a number of specialist and independent shops.
Oswestry has many supermarkets Morrisons, Sainsbury and Lidl and two Aldi stores one by the bus station and one on the outskirts of town. There is also an M&S food hall. There are many butcher shops and greengrocers. Oswestry market is open on a Wednesday and Saturday and there is a farmers and artisan market on the last Friday of every month.