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Gift cards declined on Boxing Day at Myer and Coles

Gift cards declined on Boxing Day at Myer and Coles

Shoppers couldn't take advantage of the Boxing Day sales using gift cards sparking anger and frustration.

  • by Anthony Colangelo

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'Worth every minute': Queues in cars, shops to get Boxing Day bargains
Canberra

'Worth every minute': Queues in cars, shops to get Boxing Day bargains

Cars were parked along Canberra Avenue near the Canberra Outlet Centre on Wednesday afternoon, while retailers expected their biggest day of trade for the year.

  • by Jasper Lindell
'Big ships to turn around': Department stores face new year slump
David Jones

'Big ships to turn around': Department stores face new year slump

Industry pessimism has set in as big retailers struggle to compete with the shift online.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Melbourne's worst Boxing Day traffic is all headed to one destination
Analysis
Analysis

Melbourne's worst Boxing Day traffic is all headed to one destination

There isn’t that much traffic clogging up Melbourne’s roads today. But that’s not to say it’s plain sailing everywhere. Information from location data company HERE Technologies shows how the fashion capital is arguably the place that’s worst hit by this Boxing Day traffic surge.

  • by Craig Butt
Bargain hunters up before dawn for Boxing Day sales

Bargain hunters up before dawn for Boxing Day sales

Despite full bellies, sleep deprivation and Christmas hangovers, masses of bargain hunters made a beeline for the city's major retailers before dawn to catch the best of the Boxing Day sales.

  • by Olivia Jenkins & Melissa Cunningham
$2.5 billion spent in a day: Shoppers hunt for bargains on Boxing Day
Fashion retail

$2.5 billion spent in a day: Shoppers hunt for bargains on Boxing Day

The annual Boxing Day sales were up and running before the sun was up, but with online shopping on the rise, crowds at the stores were down on previous years.

  • by Matt Bungard
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Drones, business shirts are targets in biggest-ever Boxing Day sales
Christmas

Drones, business shirts are targets in biggest-ever Boxing Day sales

Queensland shoppers are tipped to have their biggest-ever splurge on Boxing Day 2018 boosting sales by 5.5 per cent to $420 million.

  • by Tony Moore
How to grab a post-Christmas bargain today
Retail

How to grab a post-Christmas bargain today

While some shoppers will brave the queues today and others will go online, the best play to grab a bargain may be from an unlikely source.

  • by Matt Bungard
Boxing Day sales await bargain-hungry Canberrans
Christmas

Boxing Day sales await bargain-hungry Canberrans

Department stores across the capital will open earlier and for longer on December 26.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
Retail trade pumps billions into Canberra economy
Christmas

Retail trade pumps billions into Canberra economy

Canberrans were predicted to spend $940 million in just the six weeks leading up to Christmas.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
Pre-dawn shoppers strip stalls bare on Queen Vic Market's biggest day
City life

Pre-dawn shoppers strip stalls bare on Queen Vic Market's biggest day

Thousands flock to the Queen Victoria Market on Christmas Eve to snatch up the freshest produce for their festive celebrations, with some arriving before dawn.

  • by Nickolas Zakharia