Boxing Day is a national holiday the day after Christmas in the UK as well as several commonwealth countries, including Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.
The name is said to have come about in the Victorian era when the rich would give their servants the day off to spend with their families, and they would give them a special Christmas box of gifts to open.
Little has changed today, with Boxing Day seen as a day to spend with friends and family as well as eating up the Christmas Day leftovers.
In some European countries, like Germany, Poland, and the Netherlands, Boxing Day is celebrated as a second Christmas Day.
For some people, it's a day to wake up super early and hit the shops for the Boxing Day sales. In the past, many would queue up outside waiting for stores to open, but with the rise of online shopping, plenty of consumers prefer to shop from the comfort of their homes. Some big retailers are even cashing in by starting their sales as early as Christmas Day.
Whether you've got customers in the UK or internationally, it's a great chance to kick start your sales post-Christmas.
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