Footfall decreased to its lowest rate since the Brexit referendum in October mirroring “the month’s paltry sales performance.” According to new data from Springboard and the British Retail Consortium (BRC) footfall fell two per cent, coming well below the three-month average decline of 1.4 per cent, and nudging the post referendum 2.3 per cent slump. The East of was the only region to see any footfall growth over the period rising one per cent and marking the eleventh quarter of consecutive growth. High street footfall in the East Midlands dropped 1.5 per cent, slowing from the 2.8 per cent decline seen a month prior, while the East and Wales were the only areas to experience high street growth up 1.4 per cent and 0.6 per cent respectively.
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October footfall drops to lowest level since Brexit