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Midlands Retail Outlook

New figures out today from the British Retail Consortium on UK high streets shows the West Midlands has one of the worst 'shop vacancy rates' in the country. The report also says the East Midlands has had one of the lowest declines in footfall.

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Full report on East Midlands retail figures

New figures out today show one in ten shops in the East Midlands lies empty, as shoppers continue to desert the High Street.

People's reluctance to go out and spend is hitting retailers hard and the recent wet weather hasn't helped.

However our region isn't suffering as badly as other parts of the country and Derbyshire town is fighting to get its shoppers back with an online campaign.

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