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Warm weather boosts UK shopper numbers - Springboard

FILE PHOTO: Shoppers are seen walking near Bullring shopping centre, owned by mall operator Hammerson, in Birmingham

LONDON (Reuters) - Shopper numbers across Britain rose by 6.7% in the last week to Saturday, compared with the week before, but they remained 26.8% lower than normal circumstances in 2019, Springboard data showed on Tuesday.

Warm weather on Sunday and Monday, a public holiday, also encouraged people to hit the shops, with Sunday numbers up by 25% and Monday up 16%.

(Reporting by Kate Holton; Editing by Alistair Smout)

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