Shop prices fell in December thanks to Christmas competition

This Christmas saw some deep price cuts, as stores ramped up the competition to secure sales, internetretailing.net reports. Whilst Christmas may typically be seen as a time when shops charge full price in order to capitalise on the huge volume … Continued

One fifth of Christmas shopping done online

Around one in five sales this Christmas took place online in the UK, rather than on the high street, expressandstar.com reports. Independent retail consultant Richard Hyman has claimed that the 2013 festive period was a bumper one for online shops, … Continued