Boxing Day 2017 Guide – Best Deals for You

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For those who haven’t heard about the Boxing Day, Nexter explains – what is it, it’s history and top deals in 2017.

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What is Boxing Day?

Boxing Day is a fest that is celebrates on December 26th only in a few countries mainly historically connected to the UK (such as Canada, , South Africa and New Zealand) and in some European countries.

The Day history

The holiday started in the UK about 800 years ago, during the Middle Ages. Traditionally, in this day the churches collection boxes for the poor were opened and the contents was distributed to poor people.

Some churches still open these boxes on Boxing Day.

How to celebrate?

Usually, Boxing Day is a time to spend with family or friends.

However, recently the day has become synonymous with many sports. Horse racing is particularly popular with meets all over the country.

Many top football teams also play on Boxing Day.

Shopping

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Another ‘sport’ to emerge in recent years is shopping. Boxing Day is a some kind of Black Friday for UK. Actually, not only Britain take part in it.

The finder.com.au survey of 2017 respondents reveals more than one in four Australians (28%) plan on shopping on Boxing Day, lured by heavy discounts.

Shoppers plan on spending $202 on average, with men predicted to spend slightly more than women at $211 compared to $195.

Top 20 Boxing Day sales

eBay – Top retailers on sale.
Myer – The Myer Stocktake Sale. 50% off selected brands.
THE ICONIC – Up to 50% off clearance.
Microsoft Store – Save up to 40% on Bose speakers and headphones.
Dell – 40% off consumer laptops.
Nike – 30% off clearance items.
Forever New – Up to 50% off in the sale.
Surfstitch – Up to 80% off clearance
BNKR – 25% off all full price items.
Booktopia – Up to 90% off books.
PrettyLittleThing – 50% off everything.
Black Swallow Boutique – 30% off everything.
Wittner – 25% off full price and up to 70% sale items.
Zanui – Up to 50% off 15,000 styles.
Nude by Nature – 50% off everything.
David Jones – Take up to 50% off clearance items.
The Good Guys – The famous knockout sale
Platypus Shoes – Up to 50% off selected styles.
Catch.com.au – 80% off early bird Boxing Day sale.
Bobbi Brown – 30% off holiday sets.

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