Tag : footfall
Bank holiday footfall jumps 49% Subscription
The opening of non-essential stores on 15 June “couldn’t come soon enough”, Springboard has said, after footfall jumped significantly over the bank holiday weekend.
Record footfall decline in AprilSubscription
UK footfall decreased by 84.7% in April, due to the Covid-19 lockdown which closed non-essential stores at the end of March.
March footfall shows record dropSubscription
UK footfall suffered a “record decline” in March as a reslt of the mandatory lockdown, the new BRC-ShopperTrak Footfall Monitor has shown.
Diane Wehrle, Springboard’s marketing and insights director digs into the fashion industry’s unpredicted Easter weekend, and predicts that retail parks will benefit most from an increase in footfall after Covid-19.
Shoe Zone is planning to cancel its final dividend payment, after witnessing a drop in footfall as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus: High street footfall down 31%Subscription
Footfall on the high street was down 31.2% year on year on Sunday, as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Storms hit February footfallSubscription
UK footfall decreased by 2% year on year for the month of February, as the month’s multiple storms “took their toll”.
Severe weather hits February footfallSubscription
High street footfall fell by 7.8% in February, thanks to a month dominated by dramatic storms and continued retail fragility.
December footfall hit by early Black FridaySubscription
Weak consumer confidence combined with an early Black Friday and Cyber Monday caused UK footfall to fall in December, new data reveals.
Altrincham footfall swells after pilot schemeSubscription
Altrincham town centre witnessed a 3.1% year-on-year increase in footfall across 2019, following a pilot initiative called “National High Street Perfect Day.”
Quiet Christmas Eve for shoppersSubscription
Panic shoppers were a rare sight this Christmas Eve, as footfall across the UK fell by 7.8% year on year on the last shopping day before Christmas.
Boxing Day footfall crumblesSubscription
The number of shoppers looking for bargains on Boxing Day morning in stores fell 10.6% this year compared with 2018 – the largest fall since 2010.
'Super Saturday' footfall falls 10.3%Subscription
Footfall across UK high streets declined by 10.3% year on year on 21 December, a day known as “Super Saturday”, new research has found.
Black Friday footfall rises Subscription
Black Friday footfall rose by 3.3% year on year compared with the equivalent day in 2018, new research has found.
Cautious footfall before the festive seasonSubscription
Footfall dropped 4.7% for the week beginning 10 November compared with the previous year as consumers remain cautious ahead of the peak Christmas trading period.
Rain keeps shoppers at bay in OctoberSubscription
A combination of wet and wintry weather, Brexit and political uncertainty caused UK footfall to fall in October, new data has revealed.
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%.
Footfall suffers summer slump Subscription
Weak consumer confidence, declining sales and Brexit uncertainty have caused UK footfall to fall in August, new data reveals.
In-store fashion sales reach annual lowSubscription
Total like-for-like fashion sales were up 2.9% year-on-year last week, despite in-store sales dropping to the worst recorded figure this year.
Fashion sales continue to climbSubscription
Total like-for-like fashion sales rose by 4.7% in the week to 18 August marking the 14th straight week of growth, the BDO High Street Sales Tracker has shown.
Slump in footfall across the UKSubscription
Total UK footfall fell by 1.4% year on year for the week to 17 August, which Springboard blamed on poor weather.
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 footfall continues to dropSubscription
UK shopper numbers were down 3.8% year on year in July, but provided some respite from June’s footfall.
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.
Severe weather hits UK footfall Subscription
Total footfall was down 5.1% year on year for the week ended 15 June, as the “relentless” rain deterred consumers from venturing out.
Footfall plummets to six-year lowSubscription
Average footfall across the UK fell 3.5% in May – the steepest decline in six years, data from Springboard and the British Retail Consortium (BRC) shows.
Fashion sales up despite decline in footfallSubscription
Fashion sales rose 3.3% year on year for the week ended 27 May.
Footfall down as shoppers avoid high street Subscription
Footfall across the UK was down 2.5% year on year for the week to 18 May, and the high street was hit the hardest.
Town centre vacancy rate highest in four years Subscription
The national town centre vacancy rate reached 10.2% in April, the highest year on year recorded rate for the month since 2015, new research has shown.
Easter store closures result in footfall dropSubscription
As stores closed on Easter Sunday, total footfall across the UK was down 5.2% year on year for the week to 27 April.
Easter holidays and sunshine boost footfallSubscription
Sunny weekend weather and an Easter holiday boost led to an annual 3% rise in footfall for the week commencing 14 April 2019.
Easter footfall expected to riseSubscription
Springboard predicts that total footfall this Easter will rise by 2.1% compared with 2018.
Retailers at Coal Drops Yard have described the shopping destination as “a dream that’s not materialised” as they struggle with “bleak” levels of footfall six months after it opened in London’s King’s Cross.
Shopper numbers spiral downwardsSubscription
Total footfall across the UK for the week to 31 March was down 1.5% compared with the same week last year.
High street footfall inches up Subscription
Total footfall across the UK edged down 0.2% for the week to 24 March, compared with the same week last year, but high street footfall grew by 1.5% as a result of warm weather.
Storm Gareth hits footfallSubscription
Storm Gareth led shoppers to stay indoors last week, resulting in footfall dropping 1.7% year on year and 1.3% week on week for the seven days to 17 March.
February footfall weakest for five yearsSubscription
Footfall fell by 2% in February, marking the 15th consecutive month of decline.
UK weekly fashion sales edge upSubscription
Fashion experienced its sixth consecutive week of like-for-like total sales growth in the UK last week.
Declining footfall hits shopping centres hardestSubscription
Footfall across the UK for the week beginning 3 February fell by 1.7% compared with the same week in 2018.
December footfall dropsSubscription
Footfall across retail parks, shopping centres and the high street fell by 2.6% year on year in December, according to the latest report by Springboard.
Footfall down after Christmas flurrySubscription
Footfall fell by 4.1% in the week after Christmas, as all areas of England except for the capital experienced decline compared with the previous week.
Festive footfall risesSubscription
Footfall rose by 1.4% in the last week of December compared with the previous year, the latest Springboard figures show.
London bucks decline in Boxing Day footfallSubscription
London’s West End has bucked the Boxing Day footfall decline this year, with a 15% increase by 10.30am compared to the same period last year.
Fewer shoppers headed out for the Boxing Day sales again this year due to continuous discounting from Black Friday weekend.
Christmas fails to ignite footfallSubscription
Total footfall for the week to 22 December dropped 4.3% compared with last year as shoppers continued to shun the high street in the run-up to Christmas.
Storm Deirdre hits early December footfallSubscription
Footfall dipped by 0.1% last week, compared with the same period in 2017, as Storm Deirdre brought heavy rain on Saturday.
Footfall across the UK fell 3.2% year on year in November – a swing from last year’s growth of 0.2% – as Black Friday increasingly becomes an online event.
There is likely to be a 3.7% drop in Black Friday footfall compared with last year, Springboard predicts.
Footfall drops ahead of Black Friday Subscription
Footfall across the UK fell 2.3% in the week to 18 November, compared with 2017, as shoppers held off spending ahead of expected Black Friday discounts.