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Asda Claims UK Consumers Better Off This Christmas

  • Campaign, Friday, December 19, 2014 6:35 AM

Families are marginally better off this year than last, Asda has claimed in its latest income tracker. Asda said the survey, which tracks average household spending power, has found that Brits had GBP11 more to spend per week in November than they did over the same month in 2013. Households had an average of GBP179 per week to spend on festive goods after taxes and bills, it said. Pockets were boosted by the falling cost of travel, with petrol prices down 6% year-on-year -- holiday food and alcohol prices are also down.

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