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Footfall down despite half-term and Halloween

Footfall across the UK fell 1.5% year on year for the week to October 31 despite the school half-term holiday and Halloween.

High street footfall dropped 4% for the week, while shopping centres were down 0.7%. Footfall in retail parks was up 3.8%.

Footfall across all areas of the UK, expect Northern Ireland, was down on last year. Northern Ireland saw an increase of 6%.

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  • darren hoggett

    Footfall is generally falling everywhere and will continue to do on a indefinite basis as more and more people shop online. The view of 2015 being the busiest Xmas in years holds no credence whatsoever, as the economy is slowing with the consumer holding back.

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