Christmas Eve suffers sluggish start after manic Monday

Christmas shoppers

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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