Black Friday gave supermarkets only a limited boost as shoppers delayed their Christmas preparations.
Former pensions minister Ros Altmann calls for tougher rules around "buy now, pay later" schemes.
Westfield predicts mega weekend with more than one million customers headed through its doors.
High street footfall fell the furthest for November, down 4.3%. Springboard's results did not include Black Friday figures.
High street retailers suffered a lacklustre November in the critical build-up to Christmas.
Menswear retailer Jacamo opened the doors to its first ever pub the Jacamo Arm-in-Arms, on November 27 for one day only.
Grocery shoppers have in the past year considered or actively switched, avoided or boycotted buying certain products.
Research reveals that 40% of small business owners have made changes to their business to make it more appealing on social media.
House of Fraser has been voted as British consumers' least favourite department store, according to new research.
New figures from eBay have revealed that Brits are giving more to charity year on year in the lead up to the festive season.