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    News - Christmas rush finally begins as John Lewis announces record sales

    A slow start to December seems to be forgotten as shoppers finally get their wallets out.
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    Re: News - Christmas rush finally begins as John Lewis announces record sales

    The town I work in was completely packed at lunchtime today. And it's snowing hard still!

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    Re: News - Christmas rush finally begins as John Lewis announces record sales

    I think this success is because people want to buy something from somewhere that they honestly believe will still exist in the New Year if they need some assistance with it, or to swap it etc.

    The John Lewis warranty's are always for longer than other retailers too, so I'n glad they have done well.

    I was right about that advert then
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    Re: News - Christmas rush finally begins as John Lewis announces record sales

    Could it just be all down to the timing of Christmas?

    Shoppers have had a weekend and four week days before the actual day, plenty of time to get all that shopping done. Last Friday was the big night for work Christmas nights out, four days off this week gives a nice relaxing run up to Christmas.

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    Re: News - Christmas rush finally begins as John Lewis announces record sales

    Looks like i'll be getting a tidy bonus in February then shame it will go on uni.

    But yes it's been incredibly busy in our store.

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