Shoppers flood stores looking for Boxing Day deals

Shoppers flood stores looking for Boxing Day deals

to accommodate diehard shoppers.

“When I saw the flier I cheap jerseys thought it was very cheap. I saved 50 dollars,” one bleary eyed shopper told CP24’s Jamie Gutfreund as he emerged from the store with his purchases.

The large crowds come as positive news for Canadian retailers who have expressed concern the strong Canadian dollar might tempt shoppers to go south of the border for deals.

They also back up a BMO Financial Group survey released on Dec. 18 which found that most Canadians 62 per cent planned to shop on Boxing Day.

And while many people set out to find deals early Wednesday, lots of shoppers got started even before stores opened, taking advantage of special online shopping events that started Christmas Day.

Best Buy started offering online deals Tuesday to encourage people to buy with ease.

One deal all GTA shoppers scored Wednesday is a reprieve from a winter storm expected to begin Wednesday night, just as the shopping day starts to wrap up.

Environment Canada said the GTA can expect five to 10 centimetres of snow between Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Other parts of Ontario could receive as much as 15 centimetres of snow.

People who are travelling are advised to check flight schedules before going to the airport. Those driving long distances for Boxing Day deals are also advised to be cautious on the roads as the snow begins Wednesday evening.

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