• ShopperTrak commentary for w/c 11th September

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – UK National Weekly:
    Change for week 37 (11th September 2017 – 17th September 2017): -1.8%
    Change for week 37 Year-on-Year: 0.0%

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – Retail Park Weekly:
    Change for week 37 (11th September 2017 – 17th September 2017): -2.9%
    Change for week 37 Year-on-Year: 1.7%

    Commentary
    The ShopperTrak National Retail Index is reporting a decrease Week-on-Week of -1.8% and a 0% Year-on-Year. The weekend showed a decrease of -1.6 % Year-on-Year. The Year-to-Date trend reports -2.6% compared to the previous week. Furthermore, the figure recorded is worse than last year, -2.2%.

    The region to realise the highest Year-on-Year increase was the South East region, 2.0%, followed by the Yorkshire Humber, 1.8%. The regions to realise the lowest increase on the year were London and the Eastern region, ….

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  • ShopperTrak commentary for w/c 4th September

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – UK National Weekly:
    Change for week 36 (4th September 2017 – 10th September 2017): -3.2%
    Change for week 36 Year-on-Year: 0.0%

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – Retail Park Weekly:
    Change for week 36 (4th September 2017 – 10th September 2017): 1.0%
    Change for week 36 Year-on-Year: 0.1%

    Commentary
    The ShopperTrak National Retail Index is reporting a decrease Week-on-Week of -3.2% and an increase of 0.0% Year-on-Year.  The weekend showed a decrease of -0.1 % Year-on-Year. The Year-to-Date trend reports -2.6% compared to the previous week. Furthermore, the figure recorded is worse than last year, -2.2%.

    The region to realise the highest Year-on-Year decrease was the Eastern Region, -1.1%, followed by Scotland, London and the North West, which all realised a decrease of -0.9%. The region to realise the lowest ….

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  • ShopperTrak commentary for w/c 28th August

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – UK National Weekly:
    Change for week 35 (28th August 2017 – 3rd September 2017): 3.1%
    Change for week 35 Year-on-Year: -4.4%

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – Retail Park Weekly:
    Change for week 35 (28th August 2017 – 3rd September 2017): 7.0%
    Change for week 35 Year-on-Year: -2.1%

    Commentary
    The ShopperTrak National Retail Index is reporting an increase Week-on-Week of 3.1% and a decrease of -4.4% Year-on-Year.  The weekend showed a decrease of -5.8 %Year-on-Year. The Year-to-Date trend reports -2.7% compared to the previous week. Furthermore, the figure recorded is worse than last year, -2.3%.

    The only region to realise a Year-on-Year increase was Northern Ireland, 3.8%. All other regions realised a year-on-year decrease. The East Midlands realised the highest decrease, -8.0%, followed ….

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  • ShopperTrak commentary for w/c 21st August

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – UK National Weekly:
    Change for week 34 (21st August 2017 – 27th August 2017): 2.5%
    Change for week 34 Year-on-Year: -3.7%

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – Retail Park Weekly:
    Change for week 34 (21st August 2017 – 27th August 2017): -1.3%
    Change for week 34 Year-on-Year: -2.8%

    Commentary
    The ShopperTrak National Retail Index is reporting an increase Week-on-Week of 2.5% and a decrease of -3.7% Year-on-Year.  The weekend showed a decrease of -6.7 %Year-on-Year. The Year-to-Date trend reports -2.6% compared to the previous week. Furthermore, the figure recorded is worse than last year, -2.4%.

    The only region to realise a Year-on-Year increase was the North East region, 0.7%, all other regions realised a year-on-year decrease. London suffered the highest decrease of -7.1%, followed by the North West, -5.1%. ….

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  • How can retailers better understand the in-store customer journey?

    Gut instinct about what your customers really want in store should no longer be driving your business decisions – instead, science will be the key driver of retail success in the coming decades.

    Yes, all the technology is here, and based on the deep-level accuracy that retail intelligence tools can provide, retailers are on the cusp of delighting customers with incredible in-store experiences and customer service. The trick is converting data into that all-important retail stardust – insight. Once you have it, you’ll know what will drive conversions and what won’t.

    For instance, forward-thinking retailers not only analyse shopper traffic trends and additional data at a macro level in the head office, but also use it to inform store managers, allowing them to plan sales activity, schedule workloads, and assign tasks based on anticipated visits.

    Insights ….

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  • ShopperTrak commentary for w/c 14th August

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – UK National Weekly:
    Change for week 33 (14th August 2017 – 20th August 2017): -0.5%
    Change for week 33 Year-on-Year: -2.2%

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – Retail Park Weekly:
    Change for week 33 (14th August 2017 – 20th August 2017): -6.0%
    Change for week 33 Year-on-Year: 0.2%

    Commentary
    The ShopperTrak National Retail Index is reporting decrease Week-on-Week of -0.5% and a decrease of -2.2% Year-on-Year.  The weekend showed a decrease of -6.2 % Year-on-Year. The Year-to-Date trend reports -2.6% compared to the previous week. Furthermore, the figure recorded is worse than last year, -2.3%.

    The only two regions to realise a Year-on-Year increase were Scotland, 4.7%, and Northern Ireland, 0.7%.  The region to suffer the highest decrease was the Eastern region, -5.3%, followed by ….

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