This is a smaller drop than the 5.6% in 2017 from 2016, but a greater drop than on Boxing Day
in 2016 when footfall declined by 2.8% from 2015.
The queue has become something of a tradition on Boxing Day
in Cardiff, with the same scenes being seen the year before.
But if you were planning on popping to your nearest Asda you're in luck, as the supermarket will be open on Boxing Day
Only a small number of countries celebrate Boxing Day
, predominantly European.
, taking place the day after Christmas on Dec.
Many retailers have been running significant sales in the run-up toChristmas, with Debenhams offering up to 50% off some items ahead of its traditional Boxing Day
sale, which starts online and in stores on December 26.
is a public holiday celebrated on the day straight after Christmas Day.
Six West Cheshire pharmacies are set to open on Christmas Day, 13 on Boxing Day
and 12 on New Year's Day.
If you're after a more specific outlook of the Christmas weather, here is a breakdown of how Christmas Day and Boxing Day
will look where you live.
THE Boxing Day
swim at the National Lido of Wales is set to cause another splash this year.
A home store which has branches across west London will stay closed on Boxing Day
so staff can "enjoy the festive break with their loved ones".
A top high street store has announced it will remain closed on Boxing Day
despite the sales so that its employees can have an extra day off.
GB triathlete Mark Buckingham was the winner of the annual six mile Barrow Runners Boxing Day
handicap run beating off the challenge of various Father Christmases, Christmas puddings, Elves and superheroes!
For many years, at least up until I cleared high school, I had this deep seated belief that Boxing Day
had something to do with the sport of boxing.
Shoppers don't have to wait until Boxing Day
for the seasonal sales, as lots of high street stores have already slashed prices across clothing, electricals and homeware.