18 APR 17

Spring's Arrival Drives Shopper Footfall This March

Footfall in March grew 1.3% on the previous year, the fastest growth since March 2014. This is well above the three-month average of -0.2%

"March definitely provided a break in the clouds, with the +1.3% rise in footfall breaking a six-month consecutive decline and the +0.2% increase in footfall in shopping centres being the first since January 2016. Whilst some of the..."Diane Wehrle, Marketing & Insights Director at Springboard

Shopper visits increased to all retail destinations in March, resulting in the fastest annual growth in footfall for three years. This is partly owed to the exclusion of Easter Sunday from the period, which therefore..." Helen Dickinson OBE, British Retail Consortium Chief Executive