What are the items that I should bring with me because they’re not available (or too expensive) where I'm going?

This depends on the country you are coming from. Please be aware there are restrictions on foodstuffs brought into the UK, so you are advised against importing such items. Due to the large expat community in Aberdeen, there are a number of foreign food stores around so you should have no problem finding food stuffs from home (or a close UK equivalent).
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Will anyone have particular trouble finding clothes that fit?

No; the UK's shopping allows for a variety of shapes and sizes. If you are looking for clothes or shoes, sizing will vary depending on which stores you visit and which brands you buy.
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Which grocery stores do expats in your city shop in?

ASDA, Sainsburys and Tesco.
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Where can other household items (such as cleaning materials and home furnishings) be found?

At the supermarkets mentioned above and specialist stores for home furnishings, such as John Lewis and Homebase. The main shopping areas around Aberdeen are:
Bond Accord and St. Nicholas Centres
Union Square at the railway station
The Mall on Union Street
The Academy at Schoolhill.
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Which factors might affect my shopping habits in this country/city?

You will find there is a great deal of choice for shopping in the UK and in Aberdeen, with department stores, a wide range of specialist stores and 'high street' shops for fashion.
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Crown Relocations has made every effort to present accurate information. However, regulations, rates and other variables are subject to change and Crown Relocations cannot accept responsibility for the errors that might result. Should you have any questions or need additional information, please contact your local Crown representative.