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Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London More LONDON (Reuters) – Shopper numbers across all British retail destinations rose 3.8% in the week to August 8 versus the week before, with the start of the government’s “Eat Out to Help Out” scheme helping evening trade more than lunchtimes, researcher Springboard said on Monday. The 500 million-pound ($653 million) scheme offers 50% off the bill for eat-in food and drink – up to 10 pounds per person and excluding alcohol – on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays in August. Springboard said shopper numbers, or footfall, across all UK retail destinations remained more than a third lower than in 2019, with a year-on-year decline of 34%. Reporting by James Davey; editing by Costas Pitas) Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. […] In the meantime, we welcome your feedback to help us enhance the experience.
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