Footfall boosted by brighter weather in August

Shoppers walking around an outdoor shopping location in the sunshine

Footfall strengthened across retail destinations in August, driven by better weather conditions

Footfall grew by 1% to 13.2% behind 2019 levels in the four weeks to August 27, according to the latest data from Springboard.

Improvements in footfall were seen at both shopping centres and high streets, which strengthened to -17.5% and -15.1% respectively when compared with the pre-pandemic period.

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