This was a lot less than 50 % the fall of the 27.1% experienced the 7 days earlier, which marked the initial total 7 days given that nationwide lockdowns ended up imposed in Scotland and England.
In the 7 days to 16 January, footfall was 14.6% reduce in procuring centres and eleven.five% reduce in large streets as opposed to the earlier 7 days, nonetheless, retail parks proceed to be the finest carrying out location with a fall of five.8%.
Total, United kingdom footfall for the 7 days was 67.five% reduce as opposed with the same 7 days in 2020.
Diane Wehrle, insights director at Springboard, mentioned: “In what was the next total 7 days of lockdown throughout the United kingdom, footfall in retail destinations as soon as once again declined from the earlier 7 days, while the fee of decline slowed to a lot less than 50 % of that in the 7 days before. This suggests that the once-a-year decline in footfall has nevertheless not equalled either the lowest degree in lockdown one or even the degree in the next 7 days of lockdown one”.