Online returns set to spike on ‘Takeback Thursday’

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Returns of online purchases are set to spike today as shoppers seek refunds or exchanges on unwanted Christmas gifts.

On the first working day of 2020, which has been dubbed ‘Takeback Thursday’, returns are expected to jump 72% compared to the average day in December.

The Royal Mail said today is the day that “most” Brits will return unwanted and ill-fitting presents received during the festive period.

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