Shopping is an imperative part of many travellers' visits to the US. Multiplicity, late-closing hours, competitive prices and an abundance of retail goods epitomize US shopping. Many small stores, specialism food shops and hypermarkets are open 24 hours a day in larger towns and cities. Clothes and electronic goods can often be bought straight from factory outlet stores. The largest mall in the country, Mall of America, has more than 400 shops; it is situated in Minnesota.The flagship stores of many well-known brands, such as Coach, Tiffany & Co., Prada, and the like, are positioned in the United States, many of them on New York City's Fifth Avenue, and are popular tourist stops.