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September footfall closes the quarter on a low

Footfall in September declined by 1.7% on the previous year – a slight acceleration on August’s fall of 1.6% – according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Springboard. Covering the five weeks from August 26 to September 29, the BRC-Springboard footfall report said that High Street footfall decreased by …

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BRC reports ‘constrained’ consumer spending in September

UK retail sales slipped by 0.2% in September on a like-for-like basis from September 2017, according to the latest statistics from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and KPMG. Covering the five weeks from August 26 to September 29, the BRC-KPMG’s September retail sales monitor reveals that on a total basis, …

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Beers, BBQs and big screen TVs lift June sales

UK retail sales increased by 1.1% in June on a like-for-like basis from June 2017, when they had increased 1.2% from the preceding year, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC)-KPMG monthly monitor. On a total basis, sales increased 2.3% in June, against an increase of 2% in June 2017. …

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Footfall returns to high street in May

UK retail footfall fell in May by 0.4% on the previous year – a marked improvement over March and April, which recorded declines of 6% and 3.3% respectively, according to the BRC (British Retail Consortium)-Springboard’s monthly monitor. “However,” BRC-Springboard, noted, “footfall was still down, despite May being a great month …

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Store sales make a comeback in May

UK retail sales increased by 2.8% in May on a like-for-like basis from May 2017, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC) – KPMG monthly retail sales monitor. On a total basis, sales increased 4.1% in May, against an increase of 0.2% in May 2017. This is above the 3-month …

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No spring in step for March retail footfall

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Springboard has released its retail footfall figures for March, covering the five weeks from February 25 to March 31. Year-on-year, footfall dropped by 6% – a substantial slump compared with the positive rate of 1.3% for March 2017 – and the steepest year-on-year fall …

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BRC-Springboard: Christmas sees changing shopper behaviour

December footfall decreased sharply by 3.5% year-on-year, which is the biggest decline since March 2013, according to figures released by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Springboard. Covering the five weeks from November 26 to December 30, the BRC-Springboard footfall and vacancies monitor shows that all regions showed a drop in …

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BRC-KPMG: footfall declines in August

UK shopper footfall fell 1.2% in August against the year-ago period – below the three-month and 12-month rolling averages of -0.4% and -0.3% respectively, according to the latest statistics from the British Retail Consoium (BRC) and Springboard. Covering the four weeks from July 30 to August 26, the BRC- Springboard’s …

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Shoppers turn attention to homeware in August

UK retail sales increased by 1.3% last month on a like-for-like basis from August 2016, when they had decreased 0.9% from the preceding year, according to date from the British Retail Consortium (BRC)-KMPG. Covering the four weeks from July 30 to August 26, the BRC-KPMG retail sales monitor reveals that: …

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Products for the home and retail parks lead in slow July

UK retail footfall in July fell by 1.1% year-on-year, according to the latest data from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Springboard. This figure is below the three-month rolling average of -0.4%. Covering the four weeks from July 2 to July 29, the BRC-Springboard’s monthly monitor said the high street …

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