Shoppers spent an estimated £1 billion a week online with UK retailers during February, according to official figures out this week.
Sainsbury’s reported like-for-like sales up by 0.1 per cent, excluding fuel. It also explained how it is developing its business across a range of channels, and is focusing heavily on customer convenience.
H&M has said that it saw a clear shift towards online and digital in its latest financial year, although it also it still made financial sense to continue to invest in stores.
Joules continued its emphasis on multichannel and international shopping in its latest half-year results.
Shoppers took to the internet to do more of their Christmas shopping in December, according to new figures from the British Retail Consortium.
The Glasgow-based fast fashion retailer, which has opened 40 outlets in the last year, reported revenues of £87.4 million in the year to March 31 2016, up from £78.2 million at the same time last year.
Next , often seen as a bellwether for the high street, warns on outlook for 2017 after sales fell in the run-up to Christmas as consumers curtailed spending on fashion and clothing.
With the release of its Q3 figures, the world’s largest clothing retailer posted an 11 per cent rise in net sales to €16.4bn compared with the same period last year.
Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell announced profits down 57 per cent, as he accused the media and government of attacking the company.
Fast fashion retailer Missguided has reported sales of £117 million in its latest financial year, 34 per cent up on the same time last year, following a multichannel strategy of building global awareness and expanding its physical presence in stores.
Ikea reported sales up nearly a third following its focus on easing the path to cross-channel shopping.
Topps Tiles reported that its strategy focused on offering its customers multichannel convenience, while inspiring them to buy its wider range across sales channels, is paying off.