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UK retail footfall forecast to rise by 8% over the Jubilee bank holiday

Following a modest rise in footfall last week, retail experts Springboard predict the Platinum Jubilee and school half-term holiday will cause footfall in retail destinations to surge by as much as 8% over the bank holiday weekend. Springboard anticipates an uplift of as much as 10% in high streets, 7% in …

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Hopes for high half-term footfall flattened by Storm Eunice

According to retail experts Springboard, last week’s storms heavily impacted footfall across the UK, with a -3.8% decline from the week before and drops in all three destination types, leaving hopes for a high half-term footfall falling flat.     However, the distortion created by the weather meant that the result …

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Festive boost for UK retail dampened by Omicron

Footfall in December was clearly impacted by the rapid spread of the Omicron variant and the introduction of Plan B guidance by the government from the third week of the month, retail expert Springboard reports. This meant that the natural boost in shopper activity which typically occurs in the run-up to …

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2021 ends on a high as retailers experience rise in footfall on New Year’s Eve

According to retail experts Springboard, despite a footfall drop of -15% across all UK retail destinations last week versus the week before (the run-up to Christmas), things looked up for high streets on New Year’s Eve with a rise of +5.2% from the week before (Christmas Eve). This is a …

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Disappointing retail footfall as Covid nervousness grows

According to retail experts Springboard, although footfall across UK retail destinations rose by +5.5% last week from the week before, it ended with a disappointing performance, felt especially by large city centres, with footfall over the weekend declining by -8.5% in Central London and by -6.4% in cities outside of …

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Black Friday footfall up, but high street loses out to shopping centres

According to retail experts Springboard, footfall across UK retail destinations rose by +2% last week from the week before. However, this was driven by shopping centres, which increased by +6.5%, and retail parks, which increased by +4.9%, while footfall in high streets declined by -1.5%. The latest insight from Springboard …

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Experts predict +19% surge in UK footfall on Black Friday weekend

Retail intelligence experts Springboard forecast a surge in shopping for Black Friday this year. It is anticipated that UK footfall will increase by +7.9% in the week of Black Friday [Sunday 21 – Sat 27 November] from the previous week, peaking on Black Friday itself with a rise of +19%, …

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Retail footfall rises as Christmas lights are switched on

As consumers start their Christmas preparations, retail analyst Springboard has released new data on footfall on the UK’s high streets. In UK retail destinations, footfall rose by +1.5% last week from the week before. However, performance varied between retail parks, where footfall declined by -1.1%, and high streets and shopping centres where …

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Freedom Day tipped to spark a nearly 20 per cent increase in high street footfall this week

Retail footfall is predicted to rise by 19.7 per cent this week, as shoppers take to high streets and towns now free of the remaining Covid-19 restrictions with face coverings and social distancing no longer mandatory in England. In the latest from the retail analysts, Springboard, footfall is tipped to …

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UK sees “strongest sales growth of the pandemic” as May retail increases 10 per cent

Pent up demand for in-store shopping, coupled with the reopening of hospitality and enduring appreciation of the return of non-essential retailers, has helped the UK’s retail scene to the strongest sales growth of the pandemic. On a total sales basis, sales have increased 10 per cent in the four weeks …

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