Brexit uncertainty ‘adversely affecting’ footfall

Brexit uncertainty ‘adversely affecting’ footfall

Economic uncertainty ahead of the European Union membership referendum is impacting on high street footfall, Waterstones m.d. James Daunt has warned.

Speaking to The Bookseller, Daunt said: “There is lower footfall out there at the moment caused by uncertainty around ‘Brexit’. Everyone else is in the same boat and uncertainty is not good for the economy.”

Both the Remain and Leave campaigns officially kicked off on 15th April. Statistics released by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) confirmed that there was a worrying decline in high street footfall in the month of April: it was down 4....

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