By  on November 28, 2016

LONDON — Britain’s Black Friday weekend saw footfall on the high street rise, although online shopping proved to be a disappointment.

Springboard, the retail research agency, said high-street footfall was up 2.8 percent on Black Friday. Chain stores on city streets outperformed those in retail parks and shopping centers, with the overall footfall figure down 0.5 percent on the day. Springboard added that from Friday through Sunday, online transactions rose by just 2.3 percent.

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