Full report on West Midlands retail figures

The West Midlands has one of the worst 'shop vacancy rates' in the country, according to new figures published today.

As well as shops standing empty fewer people made their way to town and city centres to do their shopping.

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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.