• ShopperTrak commentary for w/c 13th November

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – UK National Weekly:
    Change for week 46 (13th November 2017 – 19th November 2017): 3.4%
    Change for week 46 Year-on-Year: -2.6%

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – Retail Park Weekly:
    Change for week 46 (13th November 2017 – 19th November 2017): -1.2%
    Change for week 46 Year-on-Year: -2.5%

    Commentary
    The ShopperTrak National Retail Index is reporting an increase Week-on-Week of 3.4% and a -2.6% Year-on-Year decrease. The weekend showed a decrease of -2.1% 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, -2.3%.

    Only two regions realised a Year-on-Year increase, The Yorkshire Humber, 1.2%, followed by the East Midlands, 0.9%. All other regions realised a year-on-year decrease with the Eastern region ….

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  • ShopperTrak commentary for w/c 6th November

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – UK National Weekly:
    Change for week 45 (6th November 2017 – 12th November 2017): -3.7%
    Change for week 45 Year-on-Year: -3.3%

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – Retail Park Weekly:
    Change for week 45 (6th November 2017 – 12th November 2017): 6.5%
    Change for week 45 Year-on-Year: -0.4%

    Commentary
    The ShopperTrak National Retail Index is reporting a decrease Week-on-Week of -3.7% and a -3.3% Year-on-Year decrease. The weekend showed a decrease of -2.8% 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 Yorkshire Humber, 0.6%, was the only region to realise a Year-on-Year increase. All other regions realised a year-on-year decrease with the South West & Wales region realising the highest ….

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  • ShopperTrak commentary for w/c 23rd October

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – UK National Weekly:
    Change for week 43 (23rd October 2017 – 29th October 2017): 12.1%
    Change for week 43 Year-on-Year: -4.8%

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – Retail Park Weekly:
    Change for week 43 (23rd October 2017 – 29th October 2017): 4.2%
    Change for week 43 Year-on-Year: 8.5%

    Commentary
    The ShopperTrak National Retail Index is reporting an increase Week-on-Week of 12.1% and a -4.8% Year-on-Year decrease. The sudden increase in Week-on-Week figures is most likely due to Half Term week. The weekend showed a decrease of -2.8% 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%.

    All regions realised a Year-on-Year decrease with South West & Wales realising the highest decrease, -13.8%, ….

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  • ShopperTrak commentary for w/c 23rd October

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – UK National Weekly:
    Change for week 43 (23rd October 2017 – 29th October 2017): 12.1%
    Change for week 43 Year-on-Year: -4.8%

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – Retail Park Weekly:
    Change for week 43 (23rd October 2017 – 29th October 2017): 4.2%
    Change for week 43 Year-on-Year: 8.5%

    Commentary
    The ShopperTrak National Retail Index is reporting an increase Week-on-Week of 12.1% and a -4.8% Year-on-Year decrease. The sudden increase in Week-on-Week figures is most likely due to Half Term week. The weekend showed a decrease of -2.8% 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%.

    All regions realised a Year-on-Year decrease with South West & Wales realising the highest decrease, -13.8%, ….

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  • ShopperTrak commentary for w/c 16th October

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – UK National Weekly:
    Change for week 42 (16th October 2017 – 22nd October 2017): -6.6%
    Change for week 42 Year-on-Year: -4.5%

    ShopperTrak Retail Index – Retail Park Weekly:
    Change for week 42 (16th October 2017 – 22nd October 2017): -3.7%
    Change for week 42 Year-on-Year: -2.6%

    Commentary
    The ShopperTrak National Retail Index is reporting a decrease Week-on-Week of -6.6% and a -4.5% Year-on-Year decrease. The weekend showed a decrease of -4.3% 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%.

    All regions realised a Year-on-Year decrease with Northern Ireland realising the highest decrease, -11.4%, followed by the East Midlands, -6.0%. The North East region realised the lowest decrease ….

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  • European retail traffic trends during Halloween and All Saints’ Day

    Pumpkins, party food, and seasonal costumes are big retail traffic drivers for many European countries each autumn. But this welcome uplift in store traffic isn’t being conjured up everywhere. ShopperTrak’s historical footfall data reveals which European consumers are thrilled by Halloween, and which disregard it in favour of celebrating All Saints’ Day.

    Halloween shoppers – Germany and the UK

    The UK and Germany experience significant increases, above an average weekend, in store traffic during the weekend before Halloween. Traffic is typically up +1.5% that weekend in the UK, and +5% in Germany. Trend analysis confirms that the UK will see healthy uplifts in store and shopping centre traffic on the actual day too – October 31st – which falls on a Tuesday this year. Stores in the UK can expect a +7% increase in shopper visits on Halloween Day, when compared to the daily average.

    All ….

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