Avoid the panic buy this season

With the Irish set to spend €1.59 billion this Christmas, here’s our quick guide to your consumer rights

22nd November, 2015
Irish shoppers will spend an average €273 each this year on Christmas gifts, says Webloyalty Picture: iStock

With almost five weeks to go until Christmas Day, retailers and consumers alike are gearing up for a busy few weeks.

A recent report by reward programme provider Webloyalty estimated that Irish shoppers will spend €1.59 billion this Christmas, up nearly 3 per cent on last year. That equates to an average spend of €435 per person.

More than half of the total spend will be on Christmas presents, Webloyalty’s findings show. Just over €870 million...

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