John Lewis started its clearance online at 5pm on Christmas Eve, with reductions on homewares and electrical products.
If spending patterns mirror.
If you are planning to head out to your local stores any time over the next week then it's a good idea to plan ahead as many will have reduced opening hours.
Arenas close at 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve and will be closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
It's a day before Christmas and all through the mall, people are out shopping for last-minute Christmas items.
Most major retailers are closing by dinner time with a few exceptions: Ross and Target will both be open until 10 pm.
Kohl's: Kohl's is open until 6 p.m. Christmas Eve.
Family Dollar is also open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, but the local stores can decide if they want to have abbreviated hours, Country Living noted. Even in today's mile-a-minute world, most businesses will close down or at least cut their hours short.
Like it's fellow wholesale store Costco, Sam's Club will also be open on Christmas Eve but closed on Christmas Day.
As you would expect most services and shops across the city will be closed on Christmas Day.
Pembroke Lakes Mall: Open until 6 p.m.
On New Year's Day numerous shops will open slightly later at 9am until 9pm and then normal opening hours will resume the following day on Wednesday 2 January.
Phoenicia Specialty Foods (Downtown): Open on Christmas Eve.
Sawgrass Mills: Open until 6 p.m. On Boxing Day, most shopping malls open at 8 a.m.