Consumer confidence dipped in November despite shoppers showing an increased tendency to purchase big-ticket furniture and electricals items.
With less than two weeks till Christmas, retailers are vying for last-minute spend and one of the big differentiators is customer experience.
Retailers are gearing up for a nerve-wracking final week before Christmas as mounting uncertainty clouds the crucial festive trading period.
The retail weather forecast from Saturday March 23 to Friday March 29, 2019
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In a week where Storm Gareth roared across most of the country, footfall saw an annual decline of -1.7%, albeit a significant improvement upon the decline of -5.9% of the same week last year when snow and rain covered the country causing large drops to all retail locations.