Boxing Day Sales drive retail footfall resurgence

Boxing Day Sale shoppers - River Island

Footfall to UK retail destinations jumped 40% year on year on Boxing Day as customers hunted for bargains amid the cost-of-living crisis.

Springboard said a “key reason” for the bounceback from 2021 levels was the lack of Covid-19 restrictions – this time last year, the omicron variant was spreading and some restrictions were in place.


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