LONDON, December 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The first annual Cyber Boxing Day, Saturday, 26 of December 2009, will be one of the busiest online shopping days according to the IMRG, possibly surpassing this year's current leader, Cyber Monday (7 December). The retail group predicts that 4.3 million shoppers will go online and spend GBP 120 million up almost 20% from 2008. The new Cyber Boxing Day website at CyberBoxingDay.co.uk will be featuring the top Boxing Day promotions throughout the post-Christmas trading period.
According to Kinga Malinowska, founder of CyberBoxingDay.co.uk, Instead of braving bad weather and manic Boxing Day crowds at shopping malls in the early AM, you can enjoy the same discounts from the comfort of your home by shopping online. At CyberBoxingDay.co.uk, you can find a directory of your favorite online retailers and get the same Boxing Day bargains online with steep discounts. According to our survey of the top 100 online retailers, the average Cyber Boxing Day sale will be an additional 50% - 70% off with free delivery.
More than 500 online stores are gearing up for Cyber Boxing Day with post-Christmas online specials going live as early as 23 December in the build up to the annual mega shopping event. Early entrants include Getting Personal, La Redoute, MM Direct, QVC, Republic and Robert Dyas. Meanwhile, Tesco, ASDA and Sainsbury have already started their post-Christmas cyber supermarket battle.
However, most online retailers will start their Cyber Boxing Day sales on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day or Boxing Day. John Lewis will start its Clearance sale at 6 pm 24 December while its in store sales will start Sunday 27 December, giving shoppers an almost 3 day head start. Other websites including Argos, Boots, Debenhams, Ernest Jones, H. Samuel, Heals, Marks Spencer will start their online sales on Christmas Day while their retail stores remain closed.
For more information visit http://www.cyberboxingday.co.uk
CONTACT: Kinga Malinowska of CyberBoxingDay.co.uk, +44-(0)-20-3239-5991,firstname.lastname@example.org