Retail destinations: where are shoppers going during the economic crisis?

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As the cost-of-living crisis continues to take its toll, the pressure is on for retailers to deliver a shopping experience that offers consumers a convenient, cost-friendly and good value offering.

Shoppers may have higher bills and a closer eye on their spending, but the nation is still hitting the shops. According to data provided by MRI Springboard, retail destinations in June saw a 4.2% increase in annual footfall year on year and a 3.7% increase compared to May, marking the highest increase in footfall since 2009.

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