Tag: Christmas shopping

UK Retailers express High Hopes for Christmas 2014

Posted on 5 November, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Last Christmas was something of a disappointment for UK retailers as, although the recession was officially over and disposable income was on the rise, many consumers still felt the need to conserve cash wherever possible. However, following a year in which... Read More

Panic Buying costs Millions at Christmas

Posted on 24 December, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

On the night before Christmas it’s not very pleasant to find you’ve forgotten to buy Granny’s present. This is a sentiment shared by thousands across the UK, with an ever increasing number of consumers hitting the shops before closing on Christmas... Read More

Money is Most Wanted Christmas Gift this Year

Posted on 23 December, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

With Christmas just around the corner, consumers will be in the midst of a last minute purchasing frenzy aiming to acquire the perfect gift for their friends and family members. However, if you have found yourself in the position of urgently needing to hit... Read More

Black Friday forecast to trigger Christmas Spending Spree

Posted on 28 November, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The official start of the Christmas shopping season is upon us, with the UK following in the footsteps of the USA by celebrating Black Friday tomorrow. Traditionally, Black Friday occurs the day after Thanksgiving and sees US retailers offering their... Read More

John Lewis Sales soar for Second Week Running

Posted on 27 November, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Uncategorised

John Lewis has, in recent years, become the undisputed champion in the Christmas retailing stakes, with its Christmas television advert and in-store decorations increasing its customer base exponentially at this time of year. Now, it appears that the... Read More

Christmas Shoppers Expected to Spend Over Three Thousand Pounds

Posted on 17 October, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

Across the country, retailers are gearing up for the biggest event in the industry calendar. Although Christmas sales have proven sluggish in recent years as consumers tightened their belts, now that the recession is officially over many hope that this year... Read More

January Sales in Peril Thanks to Pre-Christmas Promotion

Posted on 30 December, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

One would think that, by the time the Christmas rush to buy presents was over, the majority of UK consumers would actively dread the thought of visiting their nearest shopping centre or outlet village. With tight budgets and a variety of presents to either... Read More

Spreading the Cost of Christmas

Posted on 25 December, 2012 by Neil Bird under Economy

First of all, everyone at Movehut would like to wish our readers a very Merry Christmas. ... Read More

High Street Prices Drop in Lead Up to Christmas

Posted on 21 December, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

With the countdown to Christmas in full swing, and only a few shopping days remaining, many consumers will have completed their shopping and now face the arduous task of wrapping oddly shaped packages and clothing. Yet for some there still remains a large... Read More

Should You Buy Online or In Store this Christmas?

Posted on 20 December, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

With only five shopping days to go until Christmas, panicked parents and frantic friends will be wracking their brains for that ideal last-minute gift for their loved ones in time for the big day.... Read More