The fundamental measure of a successful retail area is the conversion of pedestrian flows into purchases. In- deed, in some areas of lesser footfall such as for example luxury precincts, high store turnovers can occur despite the lower flows.
Footfall top mass-market high-streets
United Kingdom, Germany, Spain and France compete for the top 5 positions in the European Top 30.
Whilst London leads the way with a record value of 13,560 pedestrians per hour, the survey highlights the strength of the main German regional capitals, with Munich and Frankfurt being in the Top 5.
Notably, Spain with Madrid (3rd) and Barcelona (7th) has a total of five streets in the Top 10.
France closes the Top 5 with the iconic Avenue des Champs Elysées, just edging ahead of Frankfurt and Madrid with around 10,300 pedestrians per hour.