Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

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Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

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CHARITY'S ONLINE SHOP SAW SALES SURGE OVER CHRISTMAS ONLINE shoppers rushed to seek out designer clothing at Oxfam over the Christmas period, the charity has said, with sales soaring by 33%.

Vintage and designer clothes were the online shop's top search terms, with brands such as Burberry, Barbour, Gucci, Whistles and Boden being particularly popular.

First edition books, as well as cameras, blankets and throws, were also highly sought after.

'RISING LIVING COSTS ARE BIGGEST MONEY WORRY' FOR MOST PEOPLE TWO-FIFTHS (40%) of people think 2018 will be a financially challenging year, with 12% admitting to being 'seriously worried about their finances' in the year ahead, a survey has found.

Just under half (49%) of people said they need to try and reduce their outgoings in 2018, GoCompare found.

More than half (58%) of those surveyed from across the UK said rising living costs are their biggest financial worry of 2018. …

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