Hopes that an online shopping boom might rescue Christmas are set to be dashed with December 26 spending predicted to be more than 25 per cent down on last year .
The numbers of online sales have soared during the pandemic with 8.1 million shoppers heading online, expected to spend1 billion tomorrow but the figure is down on last year’s 1.2 billion.
In a rather tragic and challenging year, the story of how Tim Tiller, the museum’s director of security and operations services, broke out as a bona fide viral sensation after taking over The Cowboy’s social media feeds when the Oklahoma City institution temporarily closed during the spring COVID-19 outbreak remains one of my absolute favorites of 2020.
The closure of non-essential shops in Tier 4 regions has left many British Christmas shoppers scrambling for last-minute gifts. But there are hidden gems at these stores that are still open.
The day is also known as “Panic Saturday,” because this shopping holiday is all about getting last-minute holiday gifts.
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It’s a week until Christmas and that means you’re running out of time to buy gifts and get them under the tree. Amazon is very busy helping Santa with deliveries.
Families across the UK could be set for Christmas present chaos as the Royal Mail is inundated with millions of packages.
A mum from Leeds, Yorkshire, was fuming after an Amazon delivery driver put Christmas presents for her two children in a wheelie bin.
Coronavirus lockdown rules hammered the UK High Street in November as retail sales dropped by 3.8 per cent when compared to October.
Online shoppers are facing delays to the delivery of their Christmas presents this year.
A shift to online shopping means there are 200million more parcels in the postal and courier system this year.