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Much of the merchandising that keeps Verbier's economy pumping involves alpine sports, summer or winter, and as such, you'll find half a dozen sporting-goods stores in town. Three of the best are Philippe Roux Sport, place Centrale (tel. 027/771-47-12; www.philippe-roux.ch); its nearby competitor, Médran-Sport, route de Verbier (tel. 027/771-60-48; www.medransports.ch); and, located close to the departure point for most of the cable cars and ski lifts, La boit'askis, rue de Médran 25 (tel. 027/771-34-87; www.boitaskis.com).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.