According to the latest survey conducted by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) is a professional body and detail-company data, ShopperTrak, the number of British nationals visiting the shops declined sharply in April, and in the face of the feline corona virus, these prohibitions, which put an end to the economic activity in the united kingdom.
The attendance, the number of people visiting shops fell from 84.7 per cent in a year, the study found.
Helen Dickinson, BRC Chief Executive, said: “this Time has been dramatically reduced, footfall, traffic through the retail establishments, the majority of shops are closed to the public.”
“The fall has been a little less important in the field of retail parks, where a large proportion or the grocery stores and other retail stores remained open, slightly mitigating the overall decline in attendance,” she added.
Last Wednesday, the BRC survey showed that the UK annual consumer spending has dropped 20% in April, in the wake of the corona virus of the pandemic, has led to social and economic of the moment.
The reaction of the Market
The GBP/USD is the defence of minors from bidding on a 1.2100, the consolidation of the recovery of a two-month low, or 1.2076 reached early in the Asian trade. The book has been sold in the comments of the Bank of England’s (BOE) Chief Economist Andy Haldane.
Haldane said that the central bank would likely consider a negative-interest rate options, among other support tools.