Tag Archives: Springboard

A slow burn for summer retail footfall

Retail footfall fell by 0.9% in June against the previous year, according to figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Springboard. In the five weeks from May 27 to June 30, high streets saw growth of 0.1% (the second month of consecutive growth since November 2017) while footfall in …

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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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Royal Wedding fever set to boost retail spend by £195.5 million, says Springboard

Latest data from the retail specialist Springboard reveals that the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday (May 19) is set to boost retail sales across the UK by an estimated £195.5 million (+0.2% uplift) by the end of August with footfall set to increase by an …

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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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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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