It is too simplistic to state that the increase in online retail inevitably threatens the high street.
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Data on credit and debit card spending levels where people spent the most in the run up to Christmas.
As new restrictions affect retail in the run up to Christmas, what does spending data from earlier in the year tell us about what the future might hold for the high street?
In most city centres, the second lockdown had less of an impact on footfall than the first one. But city size matters as much as the tier of restrictions.
Analysis and discussion on the future of retail spending.
Online spend has increased everywhere, but figures offer hope to traditional bricks and mortar.
A look back at the first national lockdown as England begins a second one.
What impact did the Prime Minister's calls for people to work from home again, after attempts to get people back into the office over the summer, have on worker footfall in city and town centres?
September's update to the High Streets Recovery Tracker shows that the recovery of high streets has come to a stall in September.
Looking across data on footfall and sales suggests that while eating out did help out, the impact varied significantly across cities.