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Getting into the festive spirit

Christmas shoppers set to spend £1.6bn more this year

Retail sales this December are set to rise by 4% year-on-year to £42.8bn, equating to an additional £1.6bn, benefitting from the fact that Christmas Day falls on a Sunday this year.