Christmas shoppers who have left their present-buying until the last minute will benefit from lower prices today, as high street stores slash their prices for what is thought to be one of the busiest retail weekends of the year.
Debenhams, Mothercare, Gap, Argos and BHS are among the big names starting sales early, while Marks & Spencer has launched a last-minute "Mega Day" of 30% clothing discounts to entice bargain hunters.
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