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UK store footfall: The news gets worse

More figures about the state of UK retailing in June.  More to get depressed about. Springboard has just released its June footfall figures and they show overall visitor traffic falling 2.8%. In detail, that meant a 3.7% drop to high streets, a 1% fall to retail parks and a 2.3% drop at shopping centres.

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Summerwear makes a splash in May as UK fashion sales rise

There’s been a lot of confusing data about UK retail sales in May but now the official figures are out and what do they show? Retail was in a good place in May and clothing retail was the reason. Shock, Horror. Really? We’re continuously told that retail is suffering at the moment and clothing retail…