November shopper footfall down as Black Friday bites

November shopper footfall down as Black Friday bites
 

The number of people out shopping in the UK in November showed a "significant" fall compared with last year, retail researchers say.
Analysis firm Springboard found a 3.2% decrease in footfall at shopping centres, retail parks and High Streets.
The figures showed the Black Friday effect was driving more shopping online during a longer period, the firm said.
The decline was "indisputable evidence" that Black Friday was of no benefit to physical stores, it added.
Springboard said it expected footfall to decline by 4.2% year-on-year in December, a bigger drop than the 3.5%... read more

 
10 December 2018 in Business, Views: 71
Source: BBC
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