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CIM in the media: Boxing Day sales struggle

03.01.2019

Coverage round up: Boxing Day sales struggle to attract consumers

As thousands of retail outlets discounted products in the bid to attract the annual influx of post-Christmas shoppers, CIM's chief executive Chris Daly spoke to publications across the UK about the issue of low consumer confidence, which has resulted in an exceptionally difficult year for the high street.  

For more information on CIM’s opinion on this issue, please click on the below articles from leading newspapers and sector titles:

The Telegraph - Boxing Day sales: footfall drops despite huge discounts: 
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/12/26/boxing-day-sales-footfall-drops-despite-huge-discounts/ 

 

The Independent - Boxing Day sales: Number of in-store shoppers falls for third consecutive year as concerns for UK high street grows:
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/boxing-day-sales-in-store-shopper-number-falls-concerns-high-street-a8700106.html

 

 

Yahoo - Bargain hunters out in force early but number of in-store shoppers falls: 
https://uk.news.yahoo.com/bargain-hunters-force-early-number-143156561.html 

 

The Scotsman – Boxing Day shoppers queue from 2.45am to nab bargains: 
https://www.scotsman.com/business/companies/retail/boxing-day-shoppers-queue-in-scotland-from-2-45am-to-nab-bargains-1-4848761

The Scotsman – Leader comment: The high street needs to evolve to survive, but it needs support too:
https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/leader-comment-the-high-street-needs-to-evolve-to-survive-but-it-needs-support-too-1-4848877 

 

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