In November 2020, ECSP conducted a survey amongst its members looking at some of the main issues currently affecting the retail property sector.
Below you will find a summary of the main highlights from nearly 90 responses focused on the impact the covid-19 pandemic is having on the traditionally busy Christmas shopping period.
Do you support your government’s response to close shopping places in response to the recent spike in new Covid infections?
Do you think shopping places should be allowed to remain open in the lead up to Christmas?
Why do you think shopping places should remain open? Please select the top three issues:
How confident are you that you will have a successful Christmas in 2020?
Do you expect to be open over Christmas?
How are you preparing for Christmas?
How important is Christmas to your annual sales target?
How much do you expect Covid-19 could have an impact on your Christmas sales?
What percentage of your total number of visitors come to your centre(s) over Christmas?
How much do you expect Covid-19 could have an impact on footfall over the Christmas period?
Beyond sales and footfall, what will be the impact of a subdued Christmas on your business? Please select the top three issues:
What are you doing to mitigate against this impact? Please select the top three issues: