Data: Footfall rebounds in August as staycations boost shopper numbers

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Footfall in August improved by nearly a quarter, while the gap with pre-pandemic levels closed to less than 20% for the first time since the beginning of the crisis.

Shopper numbers fell 18.4% during the four weeks to August 29 compared to the same period in 2019, according to Springboard. It marked the first time that the difference between current and pre-pandemic footfall had closed to within 20%. 

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