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Retail footfall on the rise

Retail expert Springboard has revealed that footfall rose by an average of +11.3% across UK retail destinations over the period from Monday to Thursday in the run up to the late May bank holiday weekend.  Footfall has risen on a week on week basis on each of the past seven …

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Retail declines but high streets prevail

The four weeks from 05 April to 02 May 2020 saw the greatest ever decline in retail footfall as the nation locked down, but there is a shift towards local high streets according to footfall monitor and insights specialist, Springboard. “In the first month in which the UK has been …

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Springboard: decline in retail footfall ‘three times greater than the worst recorded’

Retail intelligence expert Springboard revealed today (Monday March 23) that we are starting to see the true impact of Coronavirus on consumer activity. The result for the week before last – which began to reveal the potential impact of Coronavirus on consumer activity – pales into insignificance against the result …

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Hopes for a footfall bounceback washed away in February

February’s rainy weather led to a drop in high street footfall of -7.8%, while the number of visits to shopping centres and retail parks fell by 2.5% and 1.1% respectively, according to Springboard’s Footfall Monitor (covering the five weeks from February 2  to February 29). Springboard marketing and insights director …

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Winter washout puts the freeze on shopping, says Springboard

Retail footfall declined by -3.4% in November, compared with -3.2% in November last year, according to Springboard. High Street footfall declined by -4.3%, following from the decrease of -3.8% in November last year. Retail Park footfall dropped by -1.8%, following from November 2018 when footfall decreased by -1.4%. Shopping Centre …

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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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Springboard forecasts Black Friday footfall to drop by -4.5%

Springboard has forecast that Black Friday weekend ‘will do little to help struggling retailers in what has been a challenging year of trading’. The retail intelligence company anticipates that footfall across bricks-and-mortar retail destinations will decline by -4.5% on Black Friday, with high streets being the hardest hit with a …

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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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Retail footfall down 10% in seven years

Total retail footfall declined by 1.7% in September compared with the same point last year when it declined by 1.7%, according to the latest data from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Springboard. Covering the five weeks from August 25 to September 28, the BRC-Springboard Footfall & Vacancies monitor reports …

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Retail footfall stumbles in August

Retail footfall declined by 1.3% in August, compared to the same point last year when it declined by 1.6%, according to the latest figures from British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Springboard. Covering the four weeks from July 28 to August 24, the data reveals that High Street footfall dropped by …

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