West End retailers expected to get a £186,000,000 boost this weekend

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West End retailers expected to get a £186,000,000 boost this weekend

Retailers in central London are expected to get a £186,000,000 boost this weekend as shoppers buy their last minute gifts.

The New West End Company's prediction comes as the country has been facing a difficult year in retail.

The head of the organisation which represents shops in Oxford Circus told the programme why he thinks the West End has remained resilient.

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