The Bargain Hunter: Nine days left at Amazon has launched a "12 days of Christmas" sale, with savings of up to 65 per cent on books, toys, aftershave, watches and jewellery.

Eau what a lovely fragrance

Fragrance Direct has a nice little stocking filler available at a reduced price at the moment, with a 200ml bottle of Calvin Klein CK One eau de toilette spray now available for just £24.99, reduced from £45. The unisex fragrance is one of the top sellers on

A nutcracking idea

This year's seasonal run of The Nutcracker by English National Ballet at the Coliseum (rehearsals, above) may be heading for a sellout, so if you can't quite stretch to £65 for a top ticket, why not try to win a VIP pair? – the official audience feedback management service used by English National Ballet – has a couple of tickets up for grabs in their free prize draw which closes on 16 December. Enter at

Debenhams' sale deal

Debenhams currently has up to 20 per cent off sale items, with an added bonus of free delivery on all purchases. The offer ran as an online exclusive earlier in the week but has now made it into stores nationwide. Head over to for a list of sale items.

Sainsbury's puts on the style

Finally, Sainsbury's is offering 25 per cent off clothing and accessories in store and online until 14 December. Some of the best deals are on women's evening wear so, with all those Christmas parties coming up, Sainsbury's could well be the place to treat yourself (or someone you love) to a stylish new dress.

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