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April weather dampens footfall amid record decline on the high street

Bricks and mortar retailers across the country have been dealt another tough hand as footfall continues to plummet. According to the latest BRC-Springboard Footfall and Vacancies Monitor, footfall in April decreased by 3.3% in April 2018, compared to the same period last year. The footfall slump, which has been, in part, attributed to high rainfall

High street sees steepest drop in March footfall in eight years

The UK’s high street has experienced the most substantial decline in footfall in eight years, which dipped by 6% in March compared to last year’s 1.3% growth, for the same month. That’s according to the latest figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC), which claimed that between February 25 and March 31 2018 there was no growth

Consumers pour into shopping centres and retail parks over wet Easter weekend

Rain may have deterred high street shoppers but shopping centres and retail parks remained appealing over the Easter weekend, experts reveal. According to retail intelligence expert Springboard, shoppers have still been visiting retail destinations this Easter Weekend, despite rain across much of the UK. While the persistent rainy weather that hit most of the UK

Christmas trading ‘challenging’ for bricks and mortar stores as footfall declines

The overall Christmas and New Year trading period has been challenging for bricks and mortar stores, experts reveal. According the latest data from retail experts Springboard, footfall during the festive trading season was noticeably lower than last year. In December, footfall declined by 3.3% in December up to Christmas Day, with Boxing Day taking a

Sparse Black Friday footfall continues into first week of Christmas trading

Black Friday wash out continues into the first week of Christmas trading as footfall across all retail destinations rises only marginally week on week. According to the latest data from retail intelligence experts Springboard, footfall for the week commencing November 27 across UK high Streets, shopping centres and out of town retail parks only rose

Black Friday footfall set to dip as consumers remain cautious

Footfall on Black Friday is set to dip across UK high streets, retail parks and shopping centres as consumers continue tighten purse strings, Springboard reveals. Retail intelligence experts Springboard forecast that footfall will fall by 0.6% year on year on Black Friday 2017, which takes place on Friday November 24. Springboard attributes this drop in

Easter holiday aids fastest annual growth of footfall in three years

Footfall in April increased by 1.6% on the same month in the previous year, the fastest growth since March 2014. This is well above the three-month average of 0.7%, which is the first positive three-month average since May 2014, and the highest since February 2012. The BRC-Springboard UK retail monitor reports that a 2.3% high

High streets report healthy footfall uplift over Easter weekend

Footfall increased by 1.2% on UK high streets over the Easter weekend to date (Good Friday to Easter Sunday). The positive results are welcomed by the retail industry following the first uplift in footfall in March [+1.3%] since August last year. Despite overall UK footfall being down -2.0% for Good Friday to Easter Sunday, retailers