Manchester Evening News: Manchester retailers cash in on spooky Halloweekend festival8th Nov 2017
The free two-day festival saw a surge in footfall across the city.
Manchester retailers have cashed in after thousands of visitors flocked to the city centre during Halloweekend.
Organised by Manchester’s Business Improvement District (Manchester BID) the free two-day festival saw a surge in footfall across the city.
The city’s retail district, spanning Market Street to Deansgate, saw an additional 19,000 visitors reveling in the eerie activities cooked up by Manchester BID compared to 2016’s event.
Manchester Arndale enjoyed a 12 per cent increase in footfall year on year, while the city centre retail district showed an uplift of 10 percent across the weekend.