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Footfall Week 28 – Commenced 9 July 2018

Footfall in week 28 largely improved on 2017 totals

Read more Mon 16 July 2018

Footfall Week 27 – Commenced 2 July 2018

Overall footfall fell in week 27, with mixed results across the district. Footfall declined on Oxford Street however both Regent and Bond Street recorded an increase

Read more Mon 9 July 2018

Footfall Week 26 – Commenced 25 June 2018

Footfall declined in the West End after a positive start to week 26.

Read more Mon 2 July 2018

West End Trade Intelligence – May

West End sales fell in May year on year however compares against strong comparable growth last year. Footfall did recover with the first month of year on year growth since November 2017. West End international also sales fell in May, though compared with strong growth in May 2017. Read more Wed 27 June 2018

Footfall Week 25 – Commenced 18 June 2018

Footfall rose in the West End, led by strong growth on Bond and Regent Street.

Read more Mon 25 June 2018

Footfall Week 24 – Commenced 11 June 2018

This week was the second consecutive week of footfall growth in the district, the first time there has been two or more consecutive weeks of footfall growth since November 2017.

Read more Mon 18 June 2018

Footfall Week 23 – Commenced 4 June 2018

West End footfall increased in week 23, outperforming the UK high street and other retail centre types, which all declined.

Read more Tue 12 June 2018

Footfall Week 22 – Commenced 28 May 2018

West End footfall fell in week 22, with heavy rainfall on Tuesday having the most significant impact on footfall during the week.

Read more Tue 5 June 2018

Footfall Week 21

The Spring bank holiday saw an increase on the bank holiday Monday itself. However the Saturday was marked by heavy rainfall and a decline in visitor numbers

Read more Wed 30 May 2018

West End Trade Intelligence – April

West End sales fell in April year on year, with regional footfall also down. Sales across all reporting categories declined. Jewellery sales were the hardest hit retail category. Read more Wed 23 May 2018

Footfall Week 20

The royal wedding and warm weather a likely driver for higher mid-week footfall, however on the wedding day itself, footfall fell.

Read more Mon 21 May 2018

Footfall Week 19

In a mixed week for trade, West End footfall in Week 19 fell by 0.8%

Read more Mon 14 May 2018

Kyle Monk,
Head of Insight

Consumer shifts, innovations and technological developments are forcing retailers to re-evaluate their business models and the ways in which they engage with consumers. Nowhere is this more evident than in the West End.

To better understand these changes, we use a mix of footfall data, sales indices and international EPOS data to measure store performance and investigate trends – as they happen.

How do members use our insights?

  • Stay on top of the latest developments
  • Support investment proposals
  • Benchmark a store’s performance
  • More effectively plan their staffing rota
  • Understand changes in consumer behaviour
  • Support new location planning activity
  • Measure campaign performance

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