Record for foreigners in UK shopping bonanza

first_img LAST month was the busiest on record for international shoppers hitting UK stores, a new survey showed today.Sales were up 18 per cent with shoppers from China, Russia, Thailand and Malaysia leading the boom. The hike came despite Middle Eastern shoppers heading home for religious festival Ramadan during the month. The growth in Chinese shoppers was 73 per cent. They snapped up luxury items, particularly watches. Meanwhile Thai shoppers were up 71 per cent, Russians 45 per cent and Malaysians 44 per cent. Nigel Dasler, vice president of financial service company Global Blue which carried out the research, said: “We have seen a concentration and increase in spend from the Middle East market.” Record for foreigners in UK shopping bonanza Read This NextNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’Sportsnaut’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofTortilla Mango Cups: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofWhat to Know About ‘Loki’ Ahead of Disney+ Premier on June 9Family Proof whatsapp Monday 6 September 2010 8:42 pm KCS-content Show Comments ▼ Share whatsapp Tags: NULLlast_img

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