1. ITV Report

How our shops have fared over the festive period

Highcross in Leicester Photo: ITV News Central

Highcross, Leicester

  • Boxing Day saw more than 80,000 people heading through the doors at Highcross.

  • Friday 27th December was the busiest day, with nearly 90,000 shoppers making the most of the bargains.

  • It was also the most successful festive period to date at the centre.

Broadmarsh Shopping Centre Credit: ITV News Central

Broadmarsh and Victoria Shopping Centres, Nottingham

  • Almost 4m people came to the two shopping centres in Nottingham this Christmas.

  • John Lewis at the Victoria Centre had their busiest trading day in 40 years on Friday 27 December.

  • Footfall at the Victoria centre was 10.3% up on last year for the first two days of sale.

  • Buses running for the first time on Boxing Day helped boost Nottingham footfall and sales.

Bullring, Birmingham Credit: ITV News Central

Bullring, Birmingham

  • Busiest day was Monday 23rd December with over 12,000 cars throughout the day.

  • Boxing Day was a stronger day than anticipated with shoppers queuing from 12.30am to be first in line for the sales. In total they had 200,000 customers and sales were up on Boxing Day 2012.

  • Last week more than 935,000 shoppers headed to the Bullring for the sales, with takings up 11% year on year.