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Online retail sales up 15per cent, but growth through smartphones slowing

UK online retail sales were up +15per cent year-on-year (YoY) in February, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index, building on solid growth in February 2016 (+16per cent). For the second month running, the average basket value was at a seven-year high for that month of the year.

Sales up in December, and 2016 overall: IMRG

According to the latest results from the IMRG Cap Gemini eRetail Sales Index, while online retail increased 11.3 per cent in December, overall shoppers spent £130 billion online in 2016, 16 per cent up on the previous year.

Online retail hits £1.23bn on Black Friday: IMRG

IMRG, supported by SimilarWeb data, estimates that total spend on online retail sites on Black Friday 2016 was £1.23bn, a 12.2 per cent increase on the £1.1bn spent on the same day in 2015 but almost a quarter lower than its original forecast growth of 16 per cen

Next day deliveries on the rise

Online retail order growth was up 18.2 per cent year-on-year in August, according to the latest data from the IMRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index, as shopper confidence appears to be showing some resilience following the Brexit decision.

Online sales up 16 per cent in August: IMRG

The IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index has reported online sales growth of 16 per cent year-on-year (YoY) in August; equating to £9.8 billion online. Meanwhile smartphone penetration has reached a record high up 18 per cent YoY.