Tag : footfall
Worst September in stores for eight yearsSubscription
In-store sales fell by 3.1% in September – the worst fall since 2011 – as high-profile closures and uncertainties continue to knock consumer confidence.
Wet weather hits footfallSubscription
Total footfall fell by 6.1% year on year last week, with UK high streets faring the worst as shopper numbers declined by 7.7%.
Westfield Christmas footfall edges upSubscription
Visitor numbers across Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City shopping centres inched up by 1% to 14.1 million over the festive period, compared with the same point last year.
West End retailers to cash in at ChristmasSubscription
Retailers in London’s West End are pinning their hopes on Christmas trading to counteract the tough trading environment, despite lingering concerns over safety and political uncertainty.
The recent hot weather has boosted sales on the high street, providing a welcome relief from the tough trade and low consumer confidence.
Last week’s brighter weather helped drive high street footfall by 6.8% compared with the week before, when it was severely affected by heavy rain.
Warm weather drives footfall recoverySubscription
Sunny skies and warmer weather drove a 3.2% increase in footfall last week, compared with a drop of 4.3% in the same week last year.
Vacancy rates highest since 2015Subscription
The national town centre vacancy rate has reached its highest level in four years, hitting 10.3% for the month of July.
UK weekly fashion sales edge upSubscription
Fashion experienced its sixth consecutive week of like-for-like total sales growth in the UK last week.
UK footfall decline 'far worse than the average' Subscription
Footfall in the UK has dropped by 3.5% over the three weeks to last week, including the bank holiday weekend, compared to an average rise of 0.8% over the previous three weeks of the month.