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Shoppers increasingly turning to social media for inspiration, new research reveals

UK consumers are 79% more likely today to discover new products on social media than they were just two years ago, according to new research. A study of UK shopping habits shows this shift is largely driven by Instagram, which has seen a 64% increase in shoppers finding inspiration on …

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Shoppers’ enthusiasm for Black Friday confounds expectations

Retail intelligence company Springboard today (Monday December 2) announced that Black Friday saw a rise in footfall of +3.3% compared with 2018. Shopper numbers increased in all three destination types (shopping centres, high streets and retail parks) with shopping centres faring the best, with an increase in footfall of +6.5% …

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Autumn rain keeps shoppers at bay in October

UK retail footfall declined by 3.2% year-on-year in October – which was steeper than September and both the 3-month and 12-month average, according to the latest figures from British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Springboard. Covering the four weeks from September 29 to October 26, the BRC-Springboard Footfall and Vacancies Report …

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High Street footfall rises over Easter weekend as Brits enjoy Bank Holiday sunshine

The hot and sunny weather had a ‘hugely positive’ result for retail destinations this weekend, with an increase in footfall of +6.5% on Good Friday, +1.2% on Easter Saturday and +8.4% by 12pm on Easter Monday, according to the latest statistics from Springboard. The provider of retail intelligence said this …

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