Shoppers took precautions and chose to go online instead
Staff were told they would still be able to use their discounts in store but that they would be temporarily suspended online
John Lewis is sticking to being "never knowingly undersold"
Sainsbury’s has reportedly already sold out of Mog toys
The channel broadcasts live 364 days a year, for 16 hours a day, and is accessible to 27 million homes in the UK. In 2014 its UK turnover was a staggering £450m, as Rebecca Gonsalves reports
Sainsbury’s backed a winner with the forgetful cat
Age UK says it is 'delighted and touched' at the response to The Man on the Moon so far
Social isolation can cause our brains to become more alert to threats
This is an advert – but it doesn't have much in it that you can buy
John Lewis launched its Christmas ad; TalkTalk cyber-attack affected 157,000 customers; Uber app is coming to Edinburgh
It is the first time since 1977 that the moon will look so round on 25 December
The adorable Monty the Penguin has been stored in the deep freeze
The commercial often succeeds in making people cry, but can you remember last year's advert?
'Even though Aurora is a complete unknown, they felt her quirky voice is perfect for the song'
Her cover of Oasis' 'Half The World Away' for John Lewis is shoe-in for a UK Christmas Number 1. But what else do we know about the Norwegian who runs with wolves?
Each year mega brands vie to make the TV ad that 'owns' Christmas. Adam Sherwin goes behind the scenes as Sky Movies shoots its 2015 contender