Footfall hammered by cost-of-living concerns despite platinum jubilee boost

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Shopper numbers were boosted by the platinum jubilee in June, but footfall is expected to remain behind pre-pandemic levels for the “foreseeable future” as the cost-of-living crisis impacts consumer behaviour. 

Footfall to shopping destinations dropped 12.3% in June compared with the same month in 2019, an improvement on the 13.7% decline recorded in May.

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