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August sales lag as Olympics hit the sweet spot

Online sales of non-food products in the UK grew by just 6.2 per cent in August versus a year earlier, the slowest increase since March 2013 as shoppers were distracted by the Olympics, says the latest figures from BRC-KPMG’s Online Retail Sales Monitor.

Fifth of UK retail sales are online: BRC report

Not only that, but this is the fifth month in a row that this has been the case. The contribution of online to overall sales grew as that of stores fell, suggesting a movement away from in-store shopping and towards online. Ecommerce sales of non-food products (accounting for about 55 per cent of all UK retail… Read more »

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 »