Published: 07:08 PM, 27 December 2020
Janomot Desk: This year people won’t be able to hit the shops like they normally would on Boxing Day as millions of people from U.K are locked in the houses because of covid-19 top level of restrictions for Tier-4. There was strictly restriction to go out for nonessential buying. But there were still some great deals to have by the online shops.
Bargain-hunting Brits expected to beat around GBP 1.9 billion online shopping on Boxing Day a festive spent in pandemic. Experts also expected about 15 million bargain-hunters to swamp shopping websites.
Non-essential shops in the high streets were closed due to Covid-19 Tier-4 regulations and they were expected to have their worst Boxing Day required to the measures, with spent likely to fall by 60% compared with last year.
However, there were Boxing Day deals from online shops like Amazon, Zara, John Lewis, Argos, Boots and more. Though who could still go for offline shopping on Boxing Day had been queuing since 4am to have their hands on a bargain.
People rounded-up the best festive bargains from retailers including Boots, House of Fraser, Argos. Delivery costs were on top of the price of shopped item from online shopping.
An estimated GBP 2.7bn will be spent by the end of Boxing Day sale by UK shoppers, each consumer planned to spend an average of £162 online, according to research from Barclaycard that is down from last year’s projection of spending an average of £186 each and total of £3.7 billion.
Some online shopping websites like Amazon offered the best Boxing Day sale including 80% off on everything from homeware to gadgets and beauty products on 26th December. Some deals went live on Saturday.
However, some of the exclusive deals ended by Saturday but some others will be ended by 10th January 2021. Though this pandemic year has been a devastating year for most of the offline businesses but hits for the online shopping businesses.