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Christmas struggle for consumers

Millions of people cut back on their Christmas shopping in 2012 or struggled to pay for it, according to the consumer group Which?.

Research by Which? suggests that nearly half of shoppers used overdrafts, loans or credit cards to cover the cost.

It also suggests that more than half of UK households expect their budgets to be even tighter in 2013.

Theo Leggett reports.

  • 30 Dec 2012
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