Data: One in five shoppers to spend less at Christmas

Christmas shopping

One-fifth of customers are likely to spend less money with retailers at Christmas this year due to uncertainty around the December general election and Brexit, exclusive Retail Week research has found.

In a survey of 2,021 UK adults, 20% of respondents said they will spend less money on Christmas gifts and food this year, due to the impending election and ongoing uncertainty around Westminster and the impact Brexit could have on the economy, according to research compiled by Walnut Unlimited.

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