Retail footfall drops as rail strikes and rain drive decline


Footfall across all retail destinations declined in July as rail strikes, interest rates and bad weather impacted consumer spending.

Overall footfall across retail destinations slipped by 0.3% from June to July, compared with a 3.7% rise from May to June.

This is the first July since MRI Springboard started publishing its data in 2009 that footfall was lower than in June.

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