Warm weather boosts UK shopper numbers - Springboard
06/01/2021 | 06:32am EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - Shopper numbers across Britain rose by 6.7% in the last week to Saturday, compared with the week before, but they remained 26.8% lower than normal circumstances in 2019, Springboard data showed on Tuesday.
Warm weather on Sunday and Monday, a public holiday, also encouraged people to hit the shops, with Sunday numbers up by 25% and Monday up 16%.
(Reporting by Kate Holton; Editing by Alistair Smout)