There are many major shopping complexes in KK and the number is growing: Centrepoint, Wisma Merdeka, Wawasan Plaza, Karamunsing Complex, KK Plaza and the newly opened Warisan Square. Although most of the shops in these complexes carry fixed priced items the goods sold are all reasonably priced especially during the Mega Sales months of March, August, and December.

Apart from shopping complexes, areas such as Segama, Sinsuran, Asia City, Gaya Street and Api-Api Centre are also shopping areas good for electronic products and souvenirs. The Filipino Market is a place to buy handicrafts but if you are looking for authenticity Sabahan made products then the Sri Pelancongan Sabah Shop located at Sinsuran Complex is a good place to stop by. Most shopping complexes open from 10:00am and close at 10:00pm.