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'Far too early' as West End sees first Xmas decorations


Your views: Christmas lights 'a joke' on Oxford Street

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First signs of Christmas appear on Oxford Street

There may still be 78 days to go, but the first signs of Christmas are appearing on Oxford Street. The Christmas lights have been moved into position and some of the West End's biggest retailers are already getting festive, including John Lewis.

Rope access technicians Rob Tucker and Gavin Symonds at work in John Lewis Credit: Press Association
Installation of Christmas decorations at John Lewis on Oxford Street Credit: Press Association
Installation team fitting Christmas decorations in the John Lewis atrium Credit: Press Association

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Alexandra Alexa Way to early... by the time you get to December it already loses its charm... That's just my opinion.

Retail distribution centre is busy as online Christmas shopping starts

Amazon has dubbed today Cyber Monday, as Londoners and other people around the UK start buying presents online for Christmas.

Royal Mail plays a key part in delivering parcels and other items ordered online, especially at this time of year.

This Christmas, it is forecast that £4.6 billion will be spent online in the two weeks from Monday 3rd December (source: IMRG and Capgemini).

Retail giant John Lewis gave us access to their distribution centre.