A costly Christmas – 1 in 3 people in the North West are feeling pressured to spend more than they can afford this festive season

December 11, 2015 webmaster 0
  • Average spend on presents is set to be £436 in the North West
  • 15% will be resorting to additional credit to fund Christmas
  • 14% have already sold unwanted items to fund Christmas presents

Consumers in the North West are set to spend an average of £436* on Christmas presents this year, according to a survey from musicMagpie – a re-commerce company which gives people cash for their unwanted phones, CDs, DVDs, games and electronics.


Adults Have Their Best Christmas At The Age of 31

December 7, 2015 webmaster 0

If you’re approaching your 30s and no longer experience the same playful Christmas joy as you did as a child, then the good news is that your luck is likely to change. New research commissioned by intu, the leading owner, developer and manager of prime regional shopping centres in the UK, pinpoints the age that we all enjoy Christmas the most, and on average, adults have their best Christmas at the age of 31.