11 SEP 17

August: Autumnal Feel for the High Street

Footfall in August declined by -1.2% on the previous year, the largest decline seen since January. On a three-month basis, footfall fell to -0.4%, the same rate as July.

" Last month's prediction of increasingly constrained consumer activity seems to being borne out with footfall once again dropping across all parts of the day, and accelerating post 5pm to..." Diane Wehrle, Marketing & Insights Director at Springboard

"The story for UK shopper footfall in August unfortunately remains much the same as before, with most shopping locations seeing a year-on-year decline. Indeed footfall sagged last month at a more pronounced..." Helen Dickinson OBE, British Retail Consortium Chief Executive