Data: Footfall drops in April as retail sweats on sustained cost-of-living contraction

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Footfall in April dropped across all retail destinations as the sector waits to see whether the month will be a precursor for the future as the cost-of-living crisis deepens.

According to the latest data from Springboard, footfall in April slipped to -15.9% below 2019 levels, down from -15.3% in the previous month. 

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