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What has dipped in price this week?
Sheds and summerhouses
7% cheaper on average than last week
15% cheaper on average than last week
12% cheaper on average than last week
9% cheaper on average than last week
14% cheaper on average than last week
11% cheaper on average than last week
This is a good week to think about buying…
You may not expect there to be great fluctuations in price for kids’ toys, but certain brands are currently at their cheapest time to buy for the whole year.
In particular, Barbie and Playmobil are considerably cheaper in April than in other months. Playmobil items cost £39 on average in April, compared to £48 in the most expensive month of September.
And with everyone’s favourite doll, the trend is even more noticeable with the average price for Barbie products being £41 in April but £71 in November. This week, we reckon UK consumers will be buying…
Day trip supplies
With the reopening of many businesses imminent – including outdoor hospitality venues such as zoos, theme parks and campsites – we expect to see a steep rise in demand for all things outdoor.
We’ve not been able to travel or visit our favourite attractions for so long now that many of us will be snapping up new supplies of things such as picnic blankets, drinks bottles and cool bags.
In addition, it’s likely that there will be an increase in the amount of sun cream, sunglasses and sun hats purchased – especially for children – to ensure we’re prepared for day trips and longer adventures away from home after spending so much time stuck indoors.