UK shopper footfall in central London drops 30% versus last week

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UK shopper footfall in central London drops 30% versus last week
UK shopper footfall in central London drops 30% versus last week   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  

<div> <p><span class="caps">LONDON</span> – Shopper numbers in central London on Christmas Eve were 30.3% lower than the previous Friday as the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus kept many people from high streets, according to data from Springboard.</p> <p>City centres outside London saw a 10% drop in shoppers in the hours up to midday versus a week earlier, the data showed. Footfall across all destinations rose 13.9% on a week ago, but was 21% lower than on Christmas Eve 2019, Springboard said. </p> <p/> </div>