Busiest Saturday in three years at Leicester's Highcross Shopping Centre
The Highcross Shopping Centre in Leicester city centre has said that yesterday was the busiest day before Christmas in three years, with almost 100,000 people walking through its doors.
On top of its footfall success, the shopping centre is also reporting a three per cent growth in 2012 against the buying trends of 2011 – with menswear, footwear and health & beauty proving to be good sellers.
Jo Tallack – the manager of the Highcross Shopping centre believes consumer confidence is returning following a double dip recession.
Why is it important that Midlands' shops make money this weekend?
On one of the busiest weekends for shopping this year, ITV Central spoke to Professor John Bryson from Birmingham University and asked him why it's important people spend and shops make money over the next few days.