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‘Green shoots’ of retail’s recovery in re-opening week, but indie shops ‘not out of the woods yet’

Despite the ‘green shoots’ of retail’s recovery this past week as stores witnessed increased buzz around lockdown easing and the country’s re-opening, small shop owners are ‘not out of the woods yet,’ as footfall is yet to return to pre-pandemic levels. According to Sensormatic’s footfall index, UK high street footfall …

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Shoppers fuel sales growth in October but BRC warns that lockdown easing by December “is vital for survival”

Shoppers taking the opportunity to stock up on home comforts and food supplies ahead of the England-wide lockdown helped total retail sales increase 4.9 per cent in the four weeks to October 31, indicating some respite for the UK retailer hampered by coronavirus restrictions this year. Despite the lift – …

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UK retail sees shopper numbers increase after ‘significant acceleration in activity’

Shopper numbers across the UK are on the increase, according to the latest research from Springboard this week, who has cited a 4.1 per cent rise in numbers across all retail destinations. In London and the south East, the increase has hit a near 7 per cent, marking a ‘significant …

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Wearing face masks in UK shops will be compulsory from July 24th but not for all shop staff

Wearing a face covering in shops and supermarkets in England is to become mandatory from 24 July, with those who fail to comply set to face a fine of up to £100. The move will bring England in line with Scotland and countries across Europe, including Spain, Italy, and Germany. …

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Footfall ‘surges by more than a third’ in towns and cities across England

Footfall in towns and cities across England has surged by more than a third compared to the previous week, a result of what has been dubbed as ‘Super Saturday’ and the opening of pubs, restaurants, and bars, according to the latest data from Springboard. Retailers have recorded an increase in …

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