Game said that multichannel and digital were strategic priorities as it continues to move from being a business that predominantly sells products to one that sells products and services online.
Travis Perkins, parent company to Wickes and Toolstaion, reported that investment in online growth had helped it to win market share and to position it for the future.
AO World, which operates AO.com, sister websites in Germany and Holland, reported strong third quarter growth in the UK and Europe.
Mothercare reported growth online in its first quarter trading update, with UK online sales up 6.4 per cent, despite an overall slowdown in growth.
Superdrug parent company, A S Watson, has reported online sales up by more than 50 per cent in a year which saw a 62 per cent increase in profits.
While Ocado’s pre-tax profits were up 18 per cent to May 15, slowing growth in online and failure to agree an international tie-up meant analysts were disappointed.
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.
Online contributed to a continuing recovery in Morrisons’ sales figures in the first quarter of the financial year, according to a statement from the retailer.
The world’s biggest ecommerce company Alibaba said fourth-quarter revenue rose 39%, thanks to a rise in sales.
Twitter forecast second-quarter revenue below analysts’ estimates. That’s despite adding 5 million monthly active users in the first quarter, for a total of 310 million against analyst projections of 308 million.
House of Fraser reported its first profit in ten years at £1.3 million, with ecommerce understood to be the driver behind sales growth of 4.5 per cent.
Tesco has said it is working towards a single online platform for its customers, as it unveiled a return to profit and to sales growth. The supermarket said it had been important to invest in its customer offer in order to become more competitive in “a challenging, deflationary and uncertain market.”