UK shopper numbers jump 87.8% as England’s stores reopen after lockdown

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The number of people heading out to shops across Britain jumped 87.8% in the week to April 17 versus the previous week as non-essential stores in England reopened after three months of COVID-19 lockdown, market researcher Springboard said on Monday.

Photo: A pedestrian walks by a closed shop in central London, Britain. EPA-EFE/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA