Month: May 2016

Online deliveries up 10%, order values increase: IMRG

Online deliveries rose by 10 per cent in April, with order values also on the up according to the IMRG. The increase, reported in the latest issue of the IMRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index, means that year-to-date growth comes in at 11.8 per cent – in line with IMRG predictions of 12 per cent growth… Read more »

M&S sees 23% jump in online sales

The company has reported record online sales, with 7.4 million accessing the site. This success however was offset by an overall slowing of growth and a fall in pre-tax profits of a fifth.

Halfords buys access to ecommerce brands

UK cycle and car parts retailer Halfords has just paid £18.4 million (€for online bike retail specialists Tredz and Wheelies. Wheelies is also the UK’s largest provider of replacement bikes for insurance companies. Halfords already claims some 20 – 15 per cent of the UK cycle retail market.

Moss Bros ecommerce up on back of infrastructure investment

Moss Bros has reported that ecommerce sales rose by 9.7 per cent in the opening quarter of its financial year. Online transactions accounted for 10.7 per cent of total sales in the period, thanks to investment in infrastructure. In its trading statement, issued prior to its AGM, the retailer said that both conversion rates and… Read more »

Omnichannel at the heart of Burberry plan

The retailer reported full year revenue of £2.5 billion to March 31, down 1 per cent on the previous year, and pre-tax profits of £415.6 million, 7 per cent down

Ecommerce Club London Working Lunch Report: Replatforming

On 10th May we were lucky enough to be joined by Jamie Merrick from Demandware, who led a discussion about replatforming, why it’s needed, the challenges facing retailers today and the approach to take when architecting a platform specifically for your own company goals.