The Year-to-Date trend decreased slightly, recording a -0.7% fall compared to the previous week. However, the YTD results continue to report better than last year, when footfall was -3.8% down at the same point.
The Experian FootFall Regional Index reports that no regions are showing an improvement in Year-on-Year retail traffic. The Eastern region experienced the greatest negative Year-on-Year change of -7.9% (+24% on the week), whilst the South West and Wales actually suffered the smallest Year-on-Year decrease of -0.7% (+31% on the week).
Within Retail Parks, the Experian Footfall Index reported a decrease of -2.4% on the year and an increase of +1.2% on the week. Furthermore the weekend showed a decrease of -0.9% Year-On-Year; however the overall YTD trend reports at +2.6%.