Two colorful shopping bags, as contain consumer items bought at a department store. Depicted as gift bags in various bright colors, patterns, sizes, and positions across platforms. Apple's design, for instance, features a pink bag with light-pink dots in front of a gold bag with yellow stripes.
Commonly used for various content concerning retail shopping, stores, goods, and gifts or presents. May also convey a sense of indulgence or self-care, à la retail therapy.
Microsoft’s design previously featured a bag of groceries and now includes tissue paper.
Shopping Bags was approved as part of Unicode 7.0 in 2014 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.