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Footfall Week 50 – Commenced 10 December 2018

West End footfall fell in week 50, as weather had a significant impact on visitation.

Read more Tue 18 December 2018

Footfall Week 49 – Commenced 3 December 2018

West End footfall fell in week 49, while footfall across the UK high street increased.

Read more Mon 10 December 2018

Footfall Week 48 – Commenced 26 November 2018

West End footfall fell in week 48, as rain during the week hampered visitation to the district. Footfall on Cyber Monday also experienced a decline.

Read more Tue 4 December 2018

West End Trade Intelligence – October 2018

West End sales fell in October, year on year. Footfall to the region rose, with the strongest gain in 12 months. West End year on year non-EU sales fell, though compared to a weak October in 2017. Read more Wed 28 November 2018

Footfall Week 47 – Commenced 19 November 2018

West End footfall fell in week 47, despite footfall growth on Black Friday.

Read more Mon 26 November 2018

Footfall Week 46 – Commenced 12 November 2018

West End footfall down in week 46, following a similar trend across the UK high street.

Read more Mon 19 November 2018

Footfall Week 45 – Commenced 5 November 2018

West End footfall down in week 45 despite Christmas lights festivities kicking off on Oxford Street and Bond Street

Read more Tue 13 November 2018

Footfall Week 44 – Commenced 29 October 2018

West End footfall up in week 44, elsewhere across UK high street locations, footfall was down.

Read more Mon 5 November 2018

West End Trade Intelligence – September 2018

West End sales fell in September, year on year. Footfall to the region remained roughly in line with previous year. Department stores saw the most significant decline in sales. West End year on year non-EU sales rose compared to a weak September in 2017. Read more Wed 31 October 2018

Footfall Week 43 – Commenced 22 October 2018

West End footfall flat in week 43, elsewhere across UK high street locations, footfall was down.

Read more Mon 29 October 2018

Footfall Week 42 – Commenced 15 October 2018

Footfall in week 42 saw a considerable increase in footfall across the West End.

Read more Mon 22 October 2018

Footfall Week 41 – Commenced 8 October 2018

West End footfall rose in week 41, aided by comparably warmer and drier weather conditions to last year.

Read more Mon 15 October 2018

Footfall Week 40 – Commenced 1 October 2018

West End footfall flat in week 40. Saturday trade was hampered by persistent rain and cool weather conditions.

Read more Mon 8 October 2018

Footfall Week 39 – Commenced 24 September 2018

Footfall in week 39 was overwhelmingly positive, with strong growth throughout the week.

Read more Tue 2 October 2018

West End Trade Intelligence – August 2018

West End sales fell in August, year on year. Only department stores saw an increase in sales on last year. Footfall to the region remained roughly in line with previous year. West End year on year non-EU sales fell in August, compared to a strong August in 2017. Spend by US and Qatari shoppers rose. Read more Mon 24 September 2018

Footfall Week 38 – Commenced 17 September 2018

West End footfall down in week 38 as cooler and wet weather conditions over the weekend deterred visitors.

Read more Mon 24 September 2018

Footfall Week 37 – Commenced 10 September 2018

West End footfall flat in week 37 while footfall at other high street locations across the UK fell.

Read more Mon 17 September 2018

Footfall Week 36 – Commenced 3 September 2018

West End footfall fell in week 36 while footfall at other high street locations across the UK also experienced a similar decline.

Read more Tue 11 September 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.

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