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Retail footfall slows despite surge during reopening rush

Retail footfall across the UK in June was less than half the level of last year, but the annual decline of -56.6% represents a ‘significant improvement’ from May, when footfall was -73.3% year-on-year, according to the latest data from Springboard. Covering the four weeks from May 31 to July 4, …

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Brits head back to the high street as hospitality and leisure businesses reopen

Latest data from retail expert Springboard reveals that footfall in in England’s high streets rose by +19.6% on Saturday (July 4) and +28.3% on Sunday (July 5) compared with the weekend before, as Brits celebrated the reopening of the hospitality and leisure industry. Springboard’s statistics reveal that post-5pm footfall in …

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Footfall soars over first week of retail trading

The latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that the first week of non-essential retail reopening in England delivered the most fundamental change in footfall in UK retail destinations since the start of the lock down, with a significant rise from the week before on every day of the week. …

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May sees footfall begin to increase

Lock down has seen retail footfall decline to unprecedented levels, forcing some businesses into administration and giving almost all companies cause for serious concern and action. However, according to the latest report from Springboard, lock down easing is seeing a tentative uptick in footfall trends. “The second month of lock …

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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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