Record cold temperatures and snow in parts of the U.K. stopped many British consumers in their tracks in the vital shopping days before Christmas.
Synovate, the market research company, said Monday that retail traffic in the U.K. on Saturday was down 24.3 percent compared with the same day last year, and footfall for the entire weekend dropped 19.6 percent versus the year-ago period. London was particularly affected on Saturday, with traffic declining 28.6 percent compared with last year.
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