Manchester is biggest retail centre outside London, says report

MANCHESTER is the UK's second city when it comes to retail, according to new research.

The RetailVision report, which compiles data from more than 17,000 retail centres, has put the city centre second to London's Oxford Street based on the amount spent by shoppers over the past year.

Some £1.4bn was spent in Oxford Street while shoppers in Manchester parted with £920m. Birmingham was in third place with a spend of £882m, according to the report which is compiled by Leeds-based credit reference business Call... For the full story register now for free or login below...

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