GUEST BLOG - What's next for Retail?
According to the headlines, shoppers flooded back to the high streets of England when non-essential stores reopened on 15 June. In that week, queues stretched around the block for the most popular stores, and footfall was up 45% on the previous week. Is this good news for retail? Not entirely. When compared to the same week in 2019, footfall was down 54%.