Retail

Spoiler alert: Is it a bike? No, it’s a beach towel

Brent Melville
Fri, 24 Dec 2021

Spoiler alert: Is it a bike? No, it’s a beach towel
Flying off the shelves: beach towels, jandals and fishing rods. (Image: supplied)
Brent Melville
Fri, 24 Dec 2021
Undeterred by checkpoints and keen to get out of the house after months of lockdowns, Kiwis are planning to head to the beach in droves this summer.That's if shopping trends are anything to go by.In fact, spoiler alert: you'll most likely find a beach towel under the tree this Saturday as summer items fly off retail shelves in the run down to Christmas morning. The Warehouse reports that Kiwis have already snapped up more than 80,000 beach towels, 26,000 pairs of jandals, 60,000 pool floats, 34,000 swimming pools and 10,000 fishing...

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