Retail group predicts €350m weekend spending blitzSaturday 14 December 2013 23.34
A retail group is predicting festive shoppers will spend €350m this weekend and says that sales are up on last year.
Retail Excellence Ireland also says that households will spend an average of €900 this year on Christmas purchases.
The group says sales are up "marginally" on last year - which it says is good news for the industry.
Today and tomorrow are usually one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year.