Retail analyst Springboard released data today that we might have guessed at already. A freezing March saw footfall across the UK drop 6 per cent, while rain in April resulted in a 3.3 per cent decline. For comparison, it dropped by 3.8 per cent at the end of the 2009 recession. Not a single region in the country saw a rise in footfall and London did less badly over these two months falling by just 2.4 per cent.
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