Shopping Centre
Coniq counts Valentine's shoppers

New trends emerge as offers drive shopping habits

Footfall up over half term

Springboard’s weekly footfall index showed pedestrian traffic was up in both shopping centres and retail parks last week.

Shopping Centre data – footfall performance January 2016

Springboard's Shopping Centre Index recorded its first increase in footfall since May 2015

Shopping Centre data - UK retail sales rebound

UK like-for-like retail sales rose by 2.6 per cent from January 2015, according to the BRC and KPMG

Shopping Centre data – vacancy rate falls

Britain’s shop vacancy continues to fall to 12.5 per cent in January according to the Local Data Company

Sports sales soar at Savills’ centres

Sporting goods outperformed all other retail sectors in 2015

Peel Outlets posts record Christmas figures

Peel Outlets, owner and operator of Gloucester Quays and Lowry Outlet, has posted its highest Christmas trading and footfall figures to date. 

St David’s sets new records

St David’s celebrates record footfall with 40m visitors in 2015

Shopping Centre Footfall Performance – December 2015

Shopping Centre footfall down over Christmas 2015

The Empty Shop returns to Manchester Arndale

Celebrity launch for award-winning charity fashion event

Footfall soars at intu malls

Strong Christmas trade reported at intu’s 18 centres across the UK

Shoppers return to the malls

Boxing Day footfall rose 3.36 per cent year-on-year

Gretna Gateway growth

Gretna Gateway enjoys seventh consecutive record-breaking year

New email addresses

Please note the Shopping Centre team's email addresses are changing

Shopping Centre Data – Springboard Footfall Index November 2015

November footfall was 2.1 per cent lower than a year ago

Mallcomm wins Appster Award

Toolbox Group wins international award for retail operations app Mallcomm

Record footfall in Stratford

Stratford shopping centre smashes annual footfall figure of 25.3m

Grand Central wins BCSC Gold

Network Rail and Birmingham City Council’s Grand Central named best new centre of the year

LDO Outlet delivers record sales and footfall

Footfall up 24 per cent and sales up 25 per cent at Quintain’s London Designer Outlet

Shopping Centre Data - Springboard footfall index

Retail parks were the one bright spot in an otherwise subdued October for footfall

Perkins+Will acquires Portland Design Associates

Global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will has acquired the London-based branding, retail strategy, and design consultancy Portland Design Associates. 

New identity for Bracknell Town Centre

The Lexicon Bracknell is the new brand identity for the 580,000 sq ft retail and leisure destination in the heart of Bracknell. 

Shopping Centre data – Springboard footfall performance – September 2015

Springboard's Shopping Centre Index recorded an annual drop in footfall of -1.3 per cent in September

At your service

The personal touch can turn an ordinary shopping trip into a memorable experience, but how can centres develop a service culture?

Intu launches annual student campaign

Special events set to attract over 100,000 students to intu centres across the UK

£2.45bn Crossrail boost for West End

New research predicts surge in shopper numbers from 2020

Ellandi leads Nailsea rebrand

New signage package proposals to link Crown Glass shopping centre with Nailsea. 

Record Food and Drink Festival for Woking

Now in its third year, the Woking Food and Drink Festival attracted 200,000 people over three days. 

Shopping Centre Data - Springboard Footfall index

Lacklustre August as footfall falls again

intu previews new app

In-centre wayfinding, personalised special offers and centre information in one easy-to-use app

Sporting goods race ahead

Sales in UK shopping centres up 12 per cent in first half of 2015

Shopping Centre Data – Retail sales down in August

Retail Sales Monitor finds non-food sales down for the first time in a year but sees signs of improvement in the food sector

Centre Radio and Centre Buzz rebrand as OnBrand Group

The rebrand will bring together five specialist business units under the OnBrand Group name

Shopping Centre Data – Springboard Footfall Performance – July 2015

Springboard's Shopping Centre Index recorded an annual drop in footfall of -2.5 per cent in July, despite an increase of +3 per cent over the month from June.

FSP bought by St Ives

Retail property consultancy joins international marketing services group

Shopping Centre Data - Retail Sales Monitor July 2015

The monthly Retail Sales Monitor from KPMG and the BRC shows a strong underlying momentum boost for home categories

Shopping Centre Data – Vacancy Rates Q2 2015

North West ahead of the pack as vacancy rates fall

British Land appoints three apprentices at Meadowhall

British Land has recruited three apprentices to join Meadowhall as part of the BCSC’s Retail Path apprenticeship scheme

Gruffalo experience arrives at Bluewater

Julia Donaldson’s much-loved children’s book, The Gruffalo, has come to life at Bluewater.  

New West End company adopts Mallcomm

Mallcomm teams up with New West End to connect London's prime shopping streets

Footfall soars at Gloucester Quays

Gloucester Quays celebrates 5 million visitors landmark

Trinity Leeds claims Apple Watch first

Land Securities’ Trinity Leeds launches an Apple Watch/Wallet enabled loyalty programme

Shopping Centre Data - Footfall Performance – June 2015

Footfall down year-on-year again but retail parks outperform

Tracking down the shopper tribes

New research by Conlumino and Hammerson maps shopper behaviour

Freeport celebrates twentieth year with branded tram

Freeport Fleetwood’s latest marketing initiative sees it launch its second fully wrapped tram. 

Shopping Centre Data - footfall

Springboard's Shopping Centre Index recorded a rise in footfall of +3.3 per cent over the month from April, but a decline of -2 per cent over the year from May 2014

UK marketers honoured

Three UK schemes were among the winners in the ICSC’s 2015 Solal Marketing Awards

Hammerson rebrands

To mark the final part of its shift in becoming a purely retail-focussed property specialist, Hammerson has launched a new brand proposition

Capital & Regional launches CollectPlus

Capital & Regional has partnered with CollectPlus to launch its services across its entire Mall portfolio.

JLL Retail Marketing unveils new brand

Bewonder branding signals independent role for 35-strong marketing team