Boxing Day sales smash records

Stores across London were swamped.

Nationwide, sales jumped 20% on last year.

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  1. Glen Goodman

Shoppers in last minute gift hunt

Hundreds of thousands of Londoners have flocked to the west end to do their last minute Christmas shopping, as the clock ticks down to the big day. By Monday, cashiers there will have rung through more than a hundred million pounds worth of purchases.

Retail experts say the surge in shoppers is partly down to what they are calling the 'man-dash'.

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