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Bank holiday weekend set to trigger early Christmas spend, predicts eBay

Bank holiday weekend set to trigger early Christmas spend, predicts eBay

by on August 25, 2016

eBay Advertising predicts that the August Bank Holiday weekend will fire the pistol for early Christmas shopping, according to new shopper insights released today.

The publisher has revealed that shoppers made almost half a million searches for ‘Christmas’ on eBay.co.uk during August last year, up 70% from the previous month. And with shoppers turning their attention to the festive period, searches for ‘Christmas tree’ shot up by 300% in the month, compared to July 2015.

As we approach the Bank Holiday weekend, eBay Advertising is reminding brands and marketers once again that it’s never too early to start thinking about Christmas.

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