Bluewater Boxing Day record as bargain hunters hit stores
Shoppers will be out in
force today looking for bargains
Bluewater set new Boxing Day records for visitors yesterday -
with more than 130,000 shoppers clamouring for bargains from
The Greenhithe shopping mall topped the record set just last
year, with queues forming into the night.
High-end fashion and footwear flew off the shelves, with
some brands reporting double-digit growth on last year's Boxing
Today is predicted to be even busier - with the John Lewis
clearance sale luring in bargain hunters, and the complex remaining
open until 10pm for the next three days.
Shops will be opening for
longer over the next few days
In total, the mall is hoping for 900,000 visitors between
yesterday and New Year's Eve.
Robert Goodman, Bluewater’s general manager, said: “Boxing Day’s
momentum has continued into today, with the opening of the John
Lewis Clearance Sale being a major draw."
Elsewhere in Kent, stores are opening longer hours and slashing
prices in a bid to entice shoppers away from online stories.
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