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52% of French will sell their gifts reports surge in activity as new study finds French are happy to make money from gifts

WEBSITES allowing people to resell their unwanted Christmas presents have reported a boom in activity since yesterday - with a new Opinionway study finding 52% of people would consider making money from their gifts. saw a surge in new listings from 9am on Christmas Day - mostly clothes, books and telephone accessories - and says it expects the peak for present-selling to be January 7, when most people are back from their holidays.

The average re-sale price of a present is said to be €41. Last year, re-sold presents generated €359 million in income for the French. has set up a special section dedicated to vendors who are disappointed with their presents.

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