UK Restaurants Lead Hospitality Recovery, But Footfall Remains Low

Footfall to UK restaurants has risen sharply following the end of the second national lockdown, but levels remain around a fifth of what…

As Dec 31st Looms, Will Traffic at Dover Fall Off a Cliff?

Worker and traveller presence across UK ports fell 40pts during the first national lockdown before recovering to 90% of January levels.

Footfall to Clothes Shops Jumps as Lockdown Lifts

Eager shoppers appear to have flocked to the high street with the end of lockdown, causing footfall to UK clothing stores to rise to 62% of…

Lockdown Mobility Rates for Cities in The North, South and London

We look at Huq’s measure of population mobility for England - that is, the extent to which residents of cities in different regions are…

New Tier One Residents Show Greatest Restraint During National Lockdown

UK residents living in regions destined for Tier 1 tomorrow have demonstrated greatest restraint in terms of mobility during recent months…

Cities are Changing. Are You? 11 Months of Covid-19 in London

Huq has mapped the density of people within London by postcode district, month-on-month since the start of the year to create a time-lapse…

Americans Prepare for a Holiday Shopping Season like No Other | Financial Times

High frequency alternative data from Huq Industries in today's Financial Times reveals the disparity between discretionary and staple…

UK-EU Store Footfall Data Quantifies the Opportunity Cost for Discretionary Retail

Against a backdrop of different policies and lockdown measures across Europe, continental clothing retail is tracking at 38% of…

Charting the Impact of Europe’s Lockdowns on Different Industries | The Economist

Alternative real-time data from Huq predicts a bleak winter ahead for European manufacturing - particularly in food, chemicals and…

UK Supermarkets Continue Strong Run While EU Stores Slump

Supermarket shopping in the UK is holding resilient through the UK’s second national lockdown, with footfall over the last week comparable…

City Resident Mobility Down by Just 15pts in Second Lockdown

Population mobility in some parts of the UK is just 15pts lower than usual levels in this second national lockdown.

City of London Suffers Crushing Blow from Second Lockdown | Financial Times

Catherine McGuinness, chair of policy at the City of London Corporation, which governs the financial district, warned of “a bleak winter”.…