Petrol stations up and down the country are preparing to cash in on the lucrative market of ‘last minute dad shopping’, by stocking-up on Cadbury’s Selection Boxes, Peppa Pig merchandise and those really expensive chocolate Santa Claus figurines.
‘We make a killing on Christmas Eve,’ claimed Shell garage manager Pete Stevens, who remains open throughout the festive period. ‘There are tens of thousands of men who sub-consciously delay Christmas shopping until the very last minute and that’s where we step-in. It’s possibly our busiest time of the year, after Valentine’s Day’.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2013
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