Christmas comes early for shoppers in Oxford Street

July 18, 2010

Next month at least one major store on Oxford Street will be launching their Christmas range!

One of the country’s top stores is to start its Christmas trading 145 days before the holiday.

Selfridges in Oxford Street will launch its Christmas season on 2 August – its earliest-ever start for the store.

People keen to plan ahead can purchase trees, crackers, fairy lights or even a £500 life-size donkey.

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Online Shopping at Christmas

December 25, 2008

Five million people will be shopping online this Christmas.

More than five million people are expected to use the internet to carry on shopping on Christmas Day, the online retail group IMRG says.

IMRG estimates more than £100m will be spent online, compared with the £84m spent last year.

The shopping figure compares with the four and a half million people who attend a Christmas church service.

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