April footfall boosted by Good Friday and Easter Saturday shopping

Shoppers walking down high street in Bath

Retail footfall increased in April as shoppers hit stores to spend ahead of Easter Sunday.

Footfall rose by 7.2% compared with March, when a 2.8% drop month on month was recorded.

Good Friday and Easter Saturday saw a 14.2% jump in footfall week on week, but this fell by 10.2% the following week due to Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.

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