Footfall increase slowed by rule of six and 10pm curfew

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Retail footfall across the UK slumped over the last five weeks as the government’s new restrictions on hospitality took their toll.

All retail destinations saw footfall collectively decline by 28.2% in the five weeks to October 3, as the government’s rule of six limit on people socialising and curfews for hospitality businesses came into force, according to the latest figures from Springboard. 

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