In every cruise port you seem to run into the same stores. Jewelers, how many people go off on vacation and think "let's buy expensive jewelry from people we have never met, in a place we could never get back to," and think this is a good idea. How much champagne do these people drink? There must be enough cruisers with bad judgements because there are the same gold, diamond and emerald outlets in every port. But there are also local shops, owned and operated by locals, stocking art and artifacts created by locals. You just have to get past the overpriced junk shops to get there. Then there was the Juneau branch of a furrier from Cleveland.