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Join 40% of workers who shop locally on lunch breaks to support the high street
While high street retailers and food chains have seen a decrease in footfall due to the pandemic, could virtual reality be the next best thing to save UK high street stores?
From purchasing a coffee to even shopping locally, you could join 43.8% of working Brits who are already helping out their local stores.
Real Business Rescue surveyed 1,000 working Brits to understand how much they spend in local businesses close to their office, as well as their plans to return to the office and how often they go in.
You can find the full report here.
How are workers planning to support the high street more?
Here are some key angles we think your readers will be interested in:
28.5% of remote workers plan to go into the office 5 days a week
89% of workers seek to return to the office as an opportunity to support the high street and local businesses
Over a quarter of respondents (26.6%) said they plan to purchase from local businesses three times a week
Three in ten (30.4%) Brits on average spend £6 to £10 per a week on lunch each day