Continuing Icy Conditions See Internet Sales Soar at

The Bleak weather outlook at the Christmas rush sees many stay indoors to do their Christmas shopping, with record sales recorded at

Two weeks of bitter cold, snow and ice has kept many Christmas shoppers indoors, however the current thaw has seen shoppers head out in their droves to make up for lost time with shopping centres and high streets inundated. However with a further cold front fast approaching, and more subzero temperatures expected later this week, anyone looking to leave Christmas shopping until the weekend could well be in for a miserable time. With a few days still left to post in time for Christmas, the sales rush is being felt at, the nation’s favourite online supplier of outdoor clothing and footwear.

Whilst many head out and brave the queues and cold weather, online stores such as have enjoyed record visitors and sales, as many shoppers choose to ease the burden this year by ordering their presents and warm winter clothing online. The website has long been a popular choice in the run up to Christmas, with the full range of outdoor footwear and equipment the natural place to shop for lovers of the great outdoors. However more and more shoppers are taking advantage of the convenience of internet shopping with the conditions outdoors being an extra incentive to buy many presents online this year.

With temperatures plummeting as low as -10ºC over the past days, and much of the east of the country looking to have more of the same later this week, has seen an extraordinary rise in sales of warm winter apparel. Brands well known for their protection from extreme temperatures such as Berghaus and Icebreaker merino clothing have been the most popular choice during the recent cold snap, providing thin and warm layers, with exceptional weather protection. “Icebreaker underwear and performance outerwear is selling particularly well” claims MD Richard Gundle, when asked about customer trends at the online store.

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Current Weather Conditions Spark a Surge in Visitors at Seeking Warm Footwear

The current Arctic weather conditions in the UK have triggered a surge in visitors at, looking for warm yet stylish footwear to cope with the cold. is a relatively new website catering to fashionable footwear lovers keen to find out the latest news and gossip from the world’s elite fashion designers. The site offers news, reviews and comment on the latest footwear to be spotted at glitzy ceremonies around up and down the country. However it is warm winter boots which are the biggest attraction this month, as the brutal winter weather grips the whole country. Lovers of Jimmy Choo and Christian Audigier are turning to the brands such as Hunter and Emu, drawn by their fashionable styling and highly protective design, with thoughts of strappy stilettos placed to the back of the mind until the weather abates.

“Hunter wellies are always popular when the snow starts to fall” claims MD Luke Barlow. They have been big sellers over the past couple of weeks, with the design perfect for snowy conditions and even better when it finally turns to slush. Sales have been high at, along with warm winter boots and heavy duty winter walking footwear which normally seeks sales peak well into January.

The bitterly cold conditions have brought forward many winter purchases, with visitors snapping up boots following the dismal weather prediction for the coming weeks. Anyone stuck with ideas for Christmas presents has been able to turn to warm winter wear, and it’s unlikely that any gift will be better appreciated. on Christmas morning with the snowy and icy conditions looking set to continue well into the festive period. At, Merrell has been a popular choice, with its rugged trainers and boots being ideal to deal with snow and ice, and the Outbound boot being irresistible according to the sites visitor numbers. For the women, waterproof ankle and calf boots are the most popular choices, with the Merrell Oslo one of the most popular styles. With temperatures dropping to as low as -19ºC in some parts of the UK over the weekend, it is no surprise that PolarTec insulation is taking precedence over Christian Louboutin.

“Footwear trends closely follow the weather, and as soon as the first icy spell arrives, warm winter boots sales go through the roof” says Barlow, although few would have predicted that the sales rush would arrive this side of Christmas. is certainly looking forward to the weather easing, and the return of the designer strappy high heels to celebrity’s feet once again, although it would seem that few visitors are entertaining the thought of lightweight sexy shoes this week.

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12 Days of Christmas from Gives Consumers Bargains and Xmas Prize Draw

Online shopping and retail vouchers site can help consumers to save money and get as much as 50% on top names like Boden and Phase Eight plus also exclusive deals and a new daily prize draw in its 12 Days of Christmas promotion.

Examples of the latest deals for Christmas include 17% off experiences from Red Letter Days, 10% off beauty products and cosmetics from The Body Shop, 17% off at, 10% off wheeled toys including sale items at Halfords and also 15% off every buy from Crocs.

Also to be found on the site right now are deals like 10% off all orders from Australian UGG Boots, 50% off in the Argos half price sale, digital photo frames from only£10 from Jessops, 50% off at H Samuel, up to 40% off Christmas presents from Debenhams, up to 60% off a choice at and 2 for 1 main meals at Pizza Hut.

On top of these great deals and starting on December 20, offers shoppers the chance to win a daily prize in its 12 Days of Christmas giveaway:

On the 1st Day – £150 Mothercare Voucher
On the 2nd Day – A £250 BHS Hamper
On the 3rd Day – A single seat driving session in a Formula Ford racing car from
On the 4th Day – Customised clothing or shoes from the Nike ID store
On the 5th Day – £100 Voucher from Red Letter Days
On the 6th Day – A Halfords Go-Kart
On the 7th Day – A Laptop from Best Buy, worth £180
On the 8th Day – £100 Debenhams Voucher
On the 9th Day – £150 Shudoo Voucher
On the 10th Day – A ticket for two adults and two children to Thorpe Park from
On the 11th Day – £150 Photobox Voucher
On the 12th Day – £200 Hamper from Avon

Shoppers simply need to visit for the full range of offers and prize details.

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