Shoppers stay indoors over wet weekend

Shoppers stay indoors over wet weekend
 

Fewer people went shopping this Easter weekend as bad weather lowered turnout.
Total shop visits were down by 2.4% between Friday and Easter Sunday compared with last year, according to research group Springboard.
This was largely due to a sharp fall in High Street visits - although footfall at shopping centres and retail parks was up.
It comes amid a shopping slowdown which has seen a host of high street brands announce store closures or go bust.
Springboard said High Street footfall fell by 9.6% on Good Friday year-on-year, and by 6.9% on Easter Saturday, as people avoided the wet... read more

 
2 April 2018 in Business, Views: 63
Source: BBC
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