― The grim 'summer' weather has forced three quarters of shops to start their sales early (PriceWaterhouseCoopers, 2012). This is especially true in the fashion industry, as clothing purchases are weather-related, and no one is wanting to buy crop tops and sandals right now. Shops are needing to clear space for their Autumn/Winter lines, so they are selling off their summer stock cheap, earlier than usual. Supermarkets have also found that BBQ food ranges are not selling well! ∙ So if you [...].