Better weather has boosted footfall on the high street during the five weeks from 24 February to 30 March, according to the latest BRC-Springboard figures.
Footfall in December fell by 2.6 per cent, a lesser decline compared to the previous year when it fell sharply by 3.5 per cent. This is the thirteenth month of consecutive decline, according to the latest BRC-Springboard monitor.
At first sight a very marginal drop in footfall of just -0.1% last week appears to be good news for retail destinations in what is coming up to the peak of the Christmas trading period. However, it is critical to
Whilst footfall is rising from week to week in the run up to Christmas, increasing by +3.1% last week from the week before, it is significantly reduced from last year with an annual decline of -4.5%. In high streets and
This year’s Black Friday was a huge hit for online retailers, but did little to help the struggling bricks and mortar stores throughout the UK. Overall footfall declined by 5.4% from Black Friday 2017 with declines of similar magnitudes throughout
Retail intelligence experts Springboard today forecast that Black Friday and the weekend that follows will do very little to help the beleaguered high street. Footfall is anticipated to drop by -3.7% YOY compared to Black Friday 2017 and by -2.7%
Easter weekend UK retail footfall in 2018 could be +2.4% higher than over Easter 2017, says Springboard
The freezing weather conditions predicted for Easter Weekend across the UK could alter otherwise positive prospects for footfall and retailing over Easter. While early forecasts did suggest that Easter Weekend would meet expectations as the most anticipated weekend for retail
According to the latest data from retail experts Springboard footfall dropped significantly on New Year's Eve across the UK, declining by -10.5% over the 24 hours and by -7.2% between7pm and midnight. This poor performance follows drops in footfall on Boxing
According to the latest data from retail experts Springboard footfall is -4.5% lower from Boxing Day last year. This was one of the most challenging boxing days that bricks and mortar stores have seen since Springboard first published Boxing Day
Footfall in February was 1.0 % down on a year ago, the sixth consecutive month of decline, according to the latest Springboard figures. High street footfall rose 0.1% in February on the previous year’s rate of -2.9%, after a decline of
High streets have recorded a 0.8% increase in footfall in December, the first positive growth in five years, according to Springboard. Overall, footfall in December was 0.2% down on a year ago, a fourth consecutive month of decline but a far
The first trading weekend of 2017 has delivered a nationwide decline in footfall, as poor weather, an early December spending spree and Bank Holiday trading hours deterred shopping from stepping outdoors on New Year’s Day. New Year’s Eve proved to be
The latest footfall data for Black Friday weekend from Springboard reveals UK high streets were the winners this as online sales fell short of forecasts.
News that Bhs has filed for administration has come as no great surprise to the footfall specialist, Springboard. However, its demise offers UK high streets an opportunity to win back shoppers, the company says. Diane Wehrle, insights director at Springboard, said:
Footfall in January was 1.2% up on a year ago, significantly above the 2.2% decline seen in December, and its best performance since January 2014, excluding Easter distortions, the latest BRC/Springboard Footfall and Vacancies Monitor shows.
Footfall declines as sales move online in December, BRC/Springboard Footfall and Vacancies Monitor shows
Footfall in December was 2.2% down on a year ago, marginally lower than the 2.1% decline in November, underperforming the three-month average rate of -1.6%, according to the December BRC/Springboard Footfall and Vacancies Monitor. Footfall in retail park locations increased 2.1%
High streets witnessed a strong footfall uplift on ‘take back Tuesday’ and 2 January, Springboard reports
High streets witnessed a strong footfall uplift on ‘take back Tuesday’ and Saturday 2 January 2016, according to retail specialist Springboard. A rush to return and exchange unwanted Christmas gifts on Tuesday 29 December 2015, known as 'take back Tuesday', triggered
Footfall in May was 0.2% down on a year ago, marginally down on the 0.1% fall in April and below the three-month average of a 0.6% increase, according to the latest BRC-Springboard Footfall Monitor. Footfall on the high street was 0.9%