Boutique Stores As U.K. Post-Holiday Shopping Barely Rises

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A customer browses discounted clothing hanging from a rail in a Hobbs... News PhotoClothing,Consumerism,Covent Garden,Crisis,Customer,District,Economy,England,Europe,Fashion,Hanging,Hobbs - Designer Label,Home Finances,Horizontal,London - England,Recession,Retail,Shopping,Store,UKPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergA customer browses discounted clothing hanging from a rail in a Hobbs fashion store in the Covent Garden district of London, U.K., on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. The number of Britons making shopping trips for post-holiday bargains barely increased on the day after Christmas as more people sought discounts online. Photographer: Jason Alden/Bloomberg via Getty Images