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Footfall plummets in May to lowest level in six years

Footfall declined by 3.5% in May, compared with the same month last year when it fell by 0.4%, according to the latest statistics from the British Retail Consortium (BRC)-Springboard. Covering the four weeks from 28 April 28 to May 25, the BRC-Springboard Footfall and Vacancies report reveals that on a …

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BRC-Springboard: footfall dips 0.5% in April

Footfall declined by 0.5% in April, compared to the same point last year when it dropped by 3.3%, according to the latest British Retail Consortium (BRC)-Springboard Footfall and Vacancies Monitor. Covering the four weeks from March 31 to April 27, the report says that high street footfall dipped by 1%. …

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Town centre vacancy rate hits highest level in four years

The national town centre vacancy rate was 10.2% in April – a further increase on the previous quarter rate of 9.9% and the highest since April 2015, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC)-Springboard Footfall and Vacancies Monitor covering the four weeks from March 31 to April 27. BRC chief …

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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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BRC-Springboard: Better weather puts spring in high street footfall

Total footfall increased by 1.4% in March compared to the previous year when it fell by 6.0%, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC)-Springboard’s latest statistics. Covering the five weeks from February 24 to March 30, the BRC-Springboard footfall report reveals that on a three-month basis, footfall dropped by 0.3%. …

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Springboard predicts Easter weekend footfall to bounce back from 2018

Easter weekend footfall in 2019 is forecast to be 2.1% higher than last year when it dropped by -3.3% from Easter 2017, according to Springboard. The provider of retail intelligence said high street footfall is set to have the greatest rise by 4.1% against -7.1% from Easter 2017. Retail parks …

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Footfall falls fast for February

Retail footfall fell by 2.0% last month – a significant decline compared to the previous year where it fell by 0.2%. This is the fifteenth month of consecutive decline and the weakest February in five years. The latest figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Springboard, covering the four …

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Springboard: Black Friday ‘firmly established’ as an online event

This year’s Black Friday was a huge hit for online retailers, but did little to help bricks-and-mortar stores throughout the UK according to latest figures from Springboard. The provider of retail performance insights said that overall footfall dropped by 5.4% compared with Black Friday 2017, with declines of similar magnitudes …

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Black Friday footfall forecast to drop -3.7% across the UK

Retail intelligence expert Springboard forecast today (Monday November 19) that Black Friday on November 23 and the weekend that follows will ‘do very little to help the beleaguered high street’. Footfall is anticipated to drop by -3.7% year-on-year compared with Black Friday 2017 and by -2.7% over the weekend as …

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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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