Video: Bargain hunters take advantage of the Boxing Day sales

Shoppers hunt for bargains at McArthurGlen East Midlands Designer Outlet.
Shoppers hunt for bargains at McArthurGlen East Midlands Designer Outlet.

Bargain hunters in Mansfield, Ashfield and Worksop were out in force again for the Boxing Day sales.

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 used their Christmas break to shop until they drop.

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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 included 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 opened from 9am-7pm.

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

Manager of the M&S Outlet Annette Ward said: “We are quite busy 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.”