Richard Dodd from the British Retail Consortium says that shopper numbers are down considerably all over the UK.
He says it's a reflection of short term difficulties and recent bad weather.
Shop vacancy figures, however, are still considerably high.
More top news
The parents of 12-year-old Owen Jenkins say he wanted to be a famous sportsman but he'll now be a famous hero in his community.
Swimmer Adam Peaty, from Uttoxeter won the gold medal in the 100m breaststroke in the second fastest time ever.
We invited MIND to share their experience and advice in the wake of today's findings about the death of Sandra Bainbridge.