Saturday, December 19, 2015

Booze-soaked 'Mad Friday' gives way to 'Panic Saturday' shopping in the UK


LONDON — Partygoers kicking off Christmas holidays in so-called "Mad Friday" are taking their hangovers to the shops in "Panic Saturday" in a hunt for bargains.

Retailers are expected to start their January sales early as Black Friday discounts didn't shift as much stock as they hoped, the BBC reported.

Around 12.6 million Britons are expected to hit the streets today, according to the Centre for Retail Research. They can expect to see discounts of 45% on average, according to accountancy firm Deloitte, and retailers like River Island and H&M have already started their sales. Read more...

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