Bournemouth 4th in UK for Non-Essential Retail

by | Apr 22, 2021 | News

Bournemouth Comes 4th In List of UK Towns & Cities For Shopping Destinations

Bournemouth has come 4th in the list of the UK’s ten busiest towns and cities when it comes to people visiting non-essential retail.

New research, from mobility research business Huq, has highlighted the UK’s ten busiest towns and cities for both footfall and in-store retail in the week since non-essential stores reopened on Monday 12 April. Results include the first available data for the first post lockdown shopping Saturday, 17th April.

Bournemouth has seen the 4th greatest rise in people actually going into non-essential stores (up 170.6%) The research is unique from other data in that it differentiates footfall from visitors in-store and is drawn from real-time population mobility data, comprised of 1bn+ mobile geo-location data-points daily.