Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Footfall Super Saturday ShopperTrak

“Super Saturday” footfall drops 10.3%

Footfall on December 21, otherwise known as "Super Saturday" declined by 10.3 per cent across the UK high streets
New West End Company Christmas

“Super Saturday” expected to drive sales by £136m in West End

Shoppers are expected to spend £136 million in London’s West End this Saturday and Sunday
Anticipation for General Election improved UK consumer confidence

Anticipation for General Election improved UK consumer confidence

Consumer confidence rose from -14 in November to -11 in December.
Westfield London Westfield Stratford City

Westfield crowned UK’s best shopping centre for 2nd year running

Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City have been named the best shopping centres in the UK for the second consecutive year
Black Friday Office for National Statistics ONS

Black Friday discounting fails to drive sales

New research has found that retail sales are growing at their weakest annual rate since October 2017 despite steep discounting
Expected Christmas footfall surge delayed by Black Friday

Expected Christmas footfall surge delayed by Black Friday

The surge in shoppers expected to visit high streets over the over the Christmas period has been delayed.
Christmas decorations

Brits spend £185 on Christmas decorations yearly

Brits spend an estimated £185 on Christmas decorations over the whole year, according to new research
97% shop workers oppose Boxing Day trading - Usdaw survey

97% shop workers oppose Boxing Day trading – survey

An overwhelming majority of shop floor staff believe stores should be closed on Boxing Day.
Discounting hits retailers at record level in lead-up to Christmas

Discounting hits retailers at record level in lead-up to Christmas

New research has revealed that discounting by retailers has reached a record level in the lead-up to Christmas.
Brits are set to splurge £2.4bn on outfits for this festive season however items may be worn less than three times according a study from charity Hubbub.The average person will spend £73.90 on their outfit but one in five people will never re wear an outfit for an event reported the environmental charity.

British shoppers spend £2.4bn on Christmas outfits they’ll never wear again

Brits are set to splurge £2.4bn on outfits for this festive season however items may be worn less than three times.

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