Tag : footfall
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.
Consumers holding out for Black Friday and seasonable discounts are to blame for an eleventh consecutive month of footfall decline, according to Springboard.
Cooler weather kicks fashion sales into gearSubscription
Like-for-like fashion sales increased 8.4% in the week to 4 November as colder weather and discounting tempted shoppers to spend, the latest BDO High Street Sales Tracker has shown.
Halloween fails to boost footfall Subscription
Retail footfall figures continue to decline across the UK. The latest figures from Springboard show an overall year-on-year drop of 1.1% for the week beginning 28 October.
Halloween footfall on the riseSubscription
UK footfall is expected to rise by 4% over the daily average on Halloween, retail intelligence firm Shoppertrak has reported.
Retail footfall down across the board in AugustSubscription
Footfall at the UK’s high street, shopping centres and retail parks was down by 1.6% overall in August compared with the previous year, in the sharpest decline since April.
Heatwave stems high-street footfall declineSubscription
The balmy summer weather gave a slim boost to footfall on UK high streets during July, but retail destinations lost out as a result of the heat.
Footfall continues to declineSubscription
Footfall across the UK continued to decline, as shopper numbers fell by 0.4% compared with the same month last year.
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.
May sunshine boosts footfallSubscription
Improving weather helped footfall edge up by 0.2% in comparison with last year for the week commencing 30 April.
Retail footfall trips up in FebruarySubscription
Retail footfall has dipped by 0.5% in the four weeks to 24 February, declining ahead of the final week of the month when the UK was hit by freezing conditions.
Footfall plummets during big freezeSubscription
Footfall to retail destinations has plunged year on year in the week that the “Beast from the East” and Storm Emma hit the UK.
Footfall up but sales slip at HammersonSubscription
Shopping centre owner Hammerson recorded a 0.4% year-on-year increase in UK footfall in 2017.
Fashion sales slip on UK high streetSubscription
Like-for-like fashion sales on the UK high street fell by 2.5% this week compared with the same period last year.
There was a 3.5% decline in footfall at shopping destinations in all regions in the five weeks to 30 December 2017.
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.