Online sales to soar at Christmas

LaptopOnline sales are expected to reach record levels this Christmas amid the continuing trend for consumers to buy goods on the internet, a new report has predicted.

An estimated 1.7 million people will do all their festive shopping online, an increase of 6% on last year, said online firm BeforeWeBuy.

Gabby Charlies of BeforeWeBuy, said: "It's set to be a record year for the virtual high street this Christmas, with record numbers of shoppers set to do all of their Christmas shopping online."