Spending more during the lockdown


This 585-word blog post reports on findings from new research by insurer Admiral which found that people in Britain spent an average of £792 on a range of purchases during the coronavirus lockdown.

Written on 25 June 2020.

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Have you been buying more stuff during the lockdown?

Retail therapy appears to have thrived during the past few months, with one in five of us admitting to shopping to make lockdown life at home more bearable.

The new research from insurer Admiral found that we spent an average of £792 on a range of purchases, from craft equipment to garden furniture, technology to toys.

Clothes were the most popular category of purchase.