British shoppers are planning to spend nearly £8 billion in summer sales this year, despite widespread financial fears.
Research from Sainsbury’s suggests that £3.29 billion of that will go on
On average £305.90 will be spent per person, according to the company’s
Commenting on the findings, Sainsbury’s Finance head of cards Donald MacLeod urged consumers to take advantage of reward schemes.
He said: “If you are going to use a
The survey found that those in the south-east were planning to spend the most, at an average of just over £400, while in the east Midlands and Anglia the anticipated figure dropped to £192.60.
Life insurance company Zurich revealed last week that more than a third of people in the UK don’t actually believe the credit crunch will affect them.
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