Royal wedding causes eBay.co.uk buying spree – but what are people ordering?

May 16, 2018
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Online marketplace eBay.co.uk has revealed that the impending Royal wedding has sparked buying spree, with shoppers clamouring to buy commemorative items ahead of the big day.

The shopping site has seen an increase of almost 14,000 Royal wedding related items sold over the last month – that’s almost 20 purchases an hour.

As the buzz around Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day this Saturday (May 19), at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, reaching fever pitch over the last week, ‘Harry and Meghan’ related merchandise sales have increased seven-fold.

Us Brits just can’t get enough of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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Shoppers are buying up everything from commemorative china to fairy cake toppers, with party decorations and bunting the most bought item of all. The online marketplace has reported that a staggering 125,000 bunting related items sold in the last month alone.

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Nearly 12,000 Prince Harry-related items sold in April (16 items an hour) – with items ranging from tote bags to tea towels that celebrate the nation’s favourite Prince.

Brits are also opening their hearts – and wallets – to welcome the soon-to-be-Royal, Meghan, the site has sold over 6,000 Meghan related items in the last month.

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Top Royal Wedding items on eBay we’re all buying

1. Royal Wedding Collectable Memorabilia Keepsake Decorations Set , £3.99

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2. Prince Harry and Meghan Royal Wedding Party Decoration Bunting , £3.49

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3. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Royal Wedding Commemorative Mug , £5.58

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4. Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Royal Wedding 19th May 2018 Heart Dish , £5.99

(Image: Royal Heritage / Ebay)

5. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Royal Wedding Collectible Tray , £3.99

(Image: Royal Heritage / Ebay)

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