Tag: online sales

Ecommerce grew in May: IMRG

According to the IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index, ecommerce grew by 17 per cent in May, compared to the same time last year. That’s the highest rise seen in the index since June 2015, and came as average basket values rose to £81 in the year-to-date from £78 in the equivalent period last year.

Debenhams says mobile almost 50% of ecommerce sales

Debenhams has reported that almost half of its online sales took place via mobile devices in the first half of its financial year, in line with its mobile-first approach to multichannel investment.

John Lewis saw mobile take 1 in 4 sales at Christmas

In its latest trading update, John Lewis reported sales up 5.1 per cent over “three peaks” of the Christmas period. Black Friday, Christmas and post-Christmas trading at John Lewis was boosted by ecommerce, which rose 21.4 per cent, offsetting a fall in store sales.