Shoppers out in force for Boxing Day sales

Bargain hunters in Mansfield, Ashfield and Worksop are out in force again for the Boxing Day sales.
Shoppers hunt for bargains at McArthurGlen East Midlands Designer Outlet.Shoppers hunt for bargains at McArthurGlen East Midlands Designer Outlet.
Shoppers hunt for bargains at McArthurGlen East Midlands Designer Outlet.

Hundreds of them made an early start braving busy shopping centres and high streets,in the hope of snapping up a bargain.

Many stores are simply continuing sales which started before Christmas, but shoppers are using their Christmas break to shop until they drop.

Mansfield’s Four Seasons is open today from 9am – 5.30pm with exclusive offers across retailers,

Spokeswoman Claire Ward said: ”It is already shaping up to be quite busy, it is filling up as we speak and it’s only 10am.”

Offers include up to 50 per cent off at River Island, Up to half price at Debenhams and 75 per cent off at Clintons.

Idlewells at Sutton is open from 8am to 6pm.

McArthurGlen East Midlands Designer Outlet at South Normanton is opening from 9am-7pm.

When we called at 10am the car parks were already filling up with people intent on getting some retail therapy.

Clarks have savings of up to 60 per cent off RRP on selected lines; GAAP outlet has Additional 40per cent off sale, there’s up to 60per cent off in the Levi’s sale.

Manager of the M&S Outlet Annette Ward said: “We are quite busy already - it is definitely not usually this busy on a Saturday.

“As an outlet store a lot of our stock is reduced by 50-60 per cent anyway and this is a continuation of our Christmas sale.”

Pick up your M&S favourites during their Clearance Event until January.

Check out the sales here

The Tesco Extras on Chesterfield Road and Jubilee Way South Extra in Mansfield will be open from 9am-6pm.

The supermarket is offering discounts of up to 70pc across more than 800 product lines. Typical bargains includes Nescafe Dolce Gusto Oblo Coffee Machine by Krups, was £99.50, now £29.50; Tefal Optimo Steam Generator Iron, was £109, now £49; Vax Air Steer Max Cyclonic Vacuum Cleaner, was £159, now £79.

Argos and Currys are among the retailers starting discounts long before and after December 26in a bid to grab shoppers’ cash.

Argos has some promotions running until mid-January. Furniture is 60 per cent off, but use the code FURN10 at checkout for a further 10pc discount on items over £100. A typical deal is a Logan Leather/Leather Effect Sofa, was £699.99, now £251.99.

Deals at Currys include a Dyson V6 Total Clean, was £429, now £299 and an LG Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer, was £349, now £199.