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The Numbers Behind The High Street Retail Battle

In the run up to Christmas 2013, what would have influenced you to purchase items on your local high street, rather than online? The UK’s shopping habits have changed beyond recognition over the past decade. The high street’s continuing decline at the expense of global online retailers is well documented. Even with recent and much-publicised government initiatives, such as the Mary Portas-led review, which are intended to drive footfall back to local centres, most are still struggling with shop closures and high vacancy rates. Acxiom polled 2,582 online shoppers in late October and asked what factors would influence them to make purchases on their local high street rather than online in the run-up to Christmas 2013. The results reveal that local authorities […] Continue Reading

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