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Analysis: 12 Christmas predictions

2018-12-11T06:00:00+00:00By Rose Bundock

The golden quarter is the most important trading period for retailers, but what will the festive season bring this year? Here are 12 Christmas trading predictions based on PwC consumer research.

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