Record numbers of empty shops

By May 21, 2013Insolvency

Empty shops in the UK high streets and shopping centres now account for 11.9% of all sites – the highest since records began.

The figures for April 2013 are up from 10.9% in January when the last survey was conducted for the British Retail Consortium (BRC) in January.

Retailer insolvencies which left gaping holes in the UK’s shopping centres led to a drop in footfall of 3% in April, while high streets witnessed a sharp increase in shopper numbers – up 3.4%.

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