Footfall to retail destinations slumped during Christmas Eve morning following a spike in shopper numbers on Monday.
Data from Springboard revealed that footfall dropped 7.8% before midday today, compared to Christmas Eve morning last year.
High streets were the worst hit areas, as traffic fell 8.9% year-on-year.
Shopping centres and retail parks suffered 8.4% and 4.7% declines in footfall respectively.
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