Brits still want Woolworths to return to the high street

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As more retailers falls victim to harsher climate of the high street OnBuy surveyed over 2000 British consumers to find out their opinions of the current state of retail. The survey results revealed that Woolworths is the most missed store, cited by 58 per cent of respondents, with Toys R Us following with 18 per cent.
OnBuy's survey revealed which shops were missed by British consumers.
// OnBuy’s survey reveals Woolworths is the most missed retailer
// Blockbusters, Tie Rack and Comet landed at the bottom

As more retailers falls victim to harsher climate of the high street, online retailer OnBuy surveyed over 2000 British consumers to find out which shop they wish could return in time for Christmas.

The survey results revealed that Woolworths was the most missed store, cited by 58 per cent of respondents, with Toys R Us following with 18 per cent.

BHS was third on the list with six per cent.

Borders bookshop – which rivalled Waterstones and Foyles – and Jane Norman, a staple to trendy tweens back in the day, also make the top five at five per cent each.

Tie Rack gathered just two per cent, Blockbusters only one per cent and electronics retailer Comet floundered with zero per cent.

The Results:

Rank Shop %
1 Woolworths 58
2 Toys R Us 18
3 BHS 6
4 Borders 5
5 Jane Norman 5
6 C&A 3
7 MFI 2
8 Tie Rack 2
9 Blockbuster 1
10 Comet 0


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