Discounts of up to 70%, and more stores open on Boxing Day than in previous years have helped lure huge numbers of shoppers into the Boxing Day sales, new figures show.
Retail analyst Experian reported shopper numbers were up an impressive 21.5% compared with Boxing Day 2010, with many stores enjoying a post-Christmas shopping boom. Record-breaking Boxing Day sales figures have been predicted.
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- Sales on the high street
Selfridges said it had beaten Boxing Day record sales in the first hour, up by 15%, while other shopping centres around the UK reported busy sales.
Most of the January sales have kicked off now and the few stores that were shut on Boxing Day began their sales yesterday; including high-end store Harrods.