By Roland Bodenham2016-11-10T12:03:00+00:00
The Retail Week team watch the John Lewis Christmas advert for the first time and share their immediate reactions.
Aldi has unveiled its first festive TV advert starring Kevin the Carrot, following days of anonymous teasers promoting the campaign.
Retailers in UK train stations enjoyed an increase in festive sales, despite the turbulent wider trading environment.
Footfall dropped across the sector in December, marking the 13th consecutive month of decline.