£320million was how much we were expected to spend on Monday 3rd December. But that’s just sitting at the computer.
It was mega monday, the day Visa Europe and John Lewis predict will be the busiest day for online shopping in the UK.
So do you look forward to mince pies and a glass of bubbly while you browse a posh store or do you prefer to put some christmas classics on and sit down to the computer in your slippers?
I have been investigating what it means for the High Street in Newcastle:
Despite all those efforts, consumers across the country are expected to break all records for the amount of online shopping done on this single day.