Christmas binge

A survey by chartered accountant Deloitte & Touche has found that UK consumers plan to spend an average of pounds 522 celebrating Christmas; pounds 290 will be spent on presents, pounds 159 on drink and pounds 73 on items such as decorations and wrappings. This figure is up by 2.5% on last year, in line with the rate of inflation. Around 77% of consumers expect to do most of their shopping on the high street, up from 63% last year.

A survey by chartered accountant Deloitte & Touche has found that

UK consumers plan to spend an average of pounds 522 celebrating

Christmas; pounds 290 will be spent on presents, pounds 159 on drink and

pounds 73 on items such as decorations and wrappings. This figure is up

by 2.5% on last year, in line with the rate of inflation. Around 77% of

consumers expect to do most of their shopping on the high street, up

from 63% last year.



Become a member of Campaign from just £46 a quarter

Get the very latest news and insight from Campaign with unrestricted access to campaignlive.co.uk plus get exclusive discounts to Campaign events

Looking for a new job?

Get the latest creative jobs in advertising, media, marketing and digital delivered directly to your inbox each day.

Create an Alert Now
Share

1 Is John Lewis losing its retailing crown?

Following a series of news stories highlighting issues such as job cuts and payments below the minimum wage, is the shine coming off John Lewis? Or is this simply a readjustment process that any major retailer might have to endure to emerge stronger?

Making media fun again: why we must free our industry from outdated models
Shares0
Share

1 Making media fun again: why we must free our industry from outdated models

The industry needs an audience-first media revolution that balances brand and outcomes, writes Mindshare's global chief executive.