Experian FootFall Retail Index – UK National Weekly:
Change for week 43 (19th October 2014 – 26th October 2014):-4.9%
Change for week 43 year-on-year: -2.2%
Experian FootFall Retail Index – Retail Park Weekly:
Change for week 43 (19th October 2014 – 26th October 2014): -1.0%
Change for week 43 year-on-year: +4.6%
The Experian FootFall National Retail Index is reporting a decrease of -4.9% Week-on-Week and a fall of -2.2% Year-on-Year. Furthermore the weekend shows a decrease of -0.7% on the year.
The Year-to-Date trend maintained decreased slightly, recording a -0.5% compared to the previous week. However, the YTD results continue to report better than last year, when footfall was -4.0% at the same point.
The Experian FootFall Regional Index reports that 3 out of 11 regions are showing an improvement in Year-on-Year retail traffic with Scotland reporting the highest growth of +2.3%. Northern Ireland realised the greatest Week-on-Week increase of +6.6% (-5.8% on the year), whilst the Eastern region suffered the greatest Week-on-Week decrease of -18.8%.
Within Retail Parks, the Experian Footfall Index reported an increase of +4.6% on the year and a decrease of -1.0% on the week. However the weekend showed an increase of +12.8% Year-On-Year and the overall YTD trend reports at +2.8%.