Footfall in Spanish shopping centres in March 2016 grew by 1.9 per cent compared to the same month in 2015, according to RevistaAral.com
This follows on the positive trend observed in January (3.1 per cent) and breaks with February's stagnation.
The figures, obtained from the Experian Footfall index, match the pattern of slow recovery seen in 2015, where a total increase of footfall in shopping centres reached 1.5 per cent after years of negative numbers.
The Experian Footfall index measures the influx of visitors to Spanish shopping centres and gathers monthly and yearly data. However, even though the month of March improved compared to last year, there was a decrease of 0.7 per cent in footfall compared to February 2016.
This is a small decrease compared to February, which saw 24.4 per cent less footfall than January. However, the first month of the year was a mild success, with shopping centres seeing 4,8 per cent more visitors than in December 2015.
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