Finest Super Markets
Finest Super Market has four branches in Kabul, 1-Wazir Akbar khan 13th street (but this store was blown up on 28 January 2011 killing 8 and leaving several injured, 2- Opposite Kabul Business centre, 3- Kart-e-sai and 4- Kart-e-Parwan. Normally you can find most of your daily needs and has high quality goods.
Shah M Book Co
The best bookstore in the city, it's the place to head for your next novel, and also has a good selection of coffee table books and books about Afghanistan. The owner was the subject for the recent book The Bookseller of Kabul. Prices are high, but you'll appreciate his selection.
Standard Chartered Bank
(http://www.standardcharte...) is in wazir akbar khan.
Afghanistan International Bank (AIB)
(http://www.aib.af/) has a few machines around kabul, including one inside the kabul city center shopping mall. they dispense in afghanis and us dollars, however they are often reluctant to part with any cash and sometimes dispense old, ripped notes.
(http://kabulbank.af/html/...) has many branches in the city.
(http://www.azizibank.af/) has many branches in the city.
(http://www.westernunion.com/) has many branches across the city.