Tag Archives: Springboard

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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Springboard: ‘challenging’ Christmas & New Year trading for bricks-and-mortar stores

Retail footfall dropped ‘significantly’ on New Year’s Eve across the UK, declining by -10.5% over the 24 hours and by -7.2% between 7pm and midnight, according to the latest data from Springboard. The retail expert said this performance followed drops in footfall on Boxing Day (-4.5%) and from December 27 …

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Springboard: footfall set to rise dramatically over New Year Weekend

Footfall across UK high streets, shopping centres and out-of-town retail centres over the New Year Weekend is set to lift strongly year-on-year, according to the latest data from Springboard. The retail intelligence expert said its prediction will ‘restore optimism amongst retailers for a modest end to the year in terms …

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Springboard: Boxing Day brings ‘challenging trading’ for retailers

The UK’s average retail footfall was -4.5% lower yesterday (Tuesday December 26) compared with Boxing Day last year, according to the latest data from Springboard. The retail expert said: “This was one of the most challenging Boxing Days that bricks-and-mortar stores have seen since we first published Boxing Day activity …

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Springboard: consumers defer Christmas shopping trips to last minute

Consumers are not only deferring shopping trips until the last minute, but are leaving it even later than last year to finish their Christmas purchases. According to data from retail intelligence expert Springboard, footfall between Sunday (December 17) and Wednesday (December 20) rose by 20.3% from the same four days …

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Springboard forecasts footfall figures up to Christmas

Retail intelligence expert Springboard forecasts that footfall figures will decline on Christmas Eve, despite the annual ‘man-dash’, which is predicted to generate a sales uplift of 2% year-on-year in shopping centres. Springboard retail insights director Diane Wehrle said: “Given the prevailing economic conditions which have put pressure on spending, and the …

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Black Friday footfall set to dip, warns Springboard

Footfall for Black Friday (November 24) is set to dip -0.6% year-on-year across high streets, retail parks and shopping centres for the first time since Black Friday became an established key trading day in 2013, according to Springboard. The retail intelligence company attributes its forecast drop to ‘the increasing constraints …

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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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June high street footfall warmed by sun

Footfall in June was 0.8% up on a year ago – and ahead of the three month average of 0.5%, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Springboard. Covering the four weeks from May 28 to July 1, the BRC-Springboard footfall monitor for June reports that high street footfall …

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Spring footfall surge loses momentum in May

UK footfall fell by 1% year-on-year in May, representing the first decline since February, according to the monthly monitor from the British Retail Consortium (BRC)-Springboard. Covering the four weeks from April 30 to May 27, the report said High Street footfall slipped by 2% – its steepest decline since last …

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