Published: 04:01 EST, 26 December 2017 | Updated: 04:06 EST, 26 December 2017
Millions of Brits braved the cold as they joined crowds of other dedicated shoppers to battle it out for the best Boxing Day bargains.
Sale shoppers queued through the night ready for doors to open as early as 6am at Next stores around the country, from Liverpool to London's Oxford Street.
Twenty-three million people are expected to crowd swarm high streets and crowd shopping centres up and down the country today – one in every two adults.
While sales at most stores begin at 9am, supermarkets like Sainsbury's decided to let crowds in earlier at 8am.
Tourists are expected to be among the biggest spenders, with foreign visitors from countries like China expected to splash out over £1,000 each.
Millions of Brits are braving cold and miserable weather to find the best Boxing Day bargains on the high street this morning. Dedicated sales shoppers are pictured with their Next shopping bags in Liverpool city centre after stores opened at 6am
People queued up through the night with security guards on duty from 3am to coordinate crowds lining up for the famous Next Boxing Day Sale. Here they wait eagerly outside the Silverlink Retail Park in North Tyneside
On London's Oxford Street tourists are pictured queuing for the Next Boxing Day Sale. Foreign visitors are expected to be among the biggest spenders, with some splashing out over £1,000 each
In Leeds (pictured) shopping centres were full of hopeful bargain hunters queuing up for stores to open at 6am
At the Trinity shopping centre in Leeds, every floor was filled with shoppers young and old hoping to find a bargain
Next drew large crowds in central London (pictured) this morning as the bright lights of its window displayed lured thousands out of bed across the capital
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