Tag: online

H&M reports shift towards online and digital

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.

Alibaba looks set to expand to the real world

In an example of the blending off and online experience, Alibaba is leading a bid to take a department store chain private. Alibaba has but in a bid of $2.6 billion for mall operator InTime as the Chinese ecommerce giant looks to expand onto the high street. Control of Intime will also allow the ecommerce… Read more »

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

Pets at Home thrives on omnichannel

The company reported an increase in revenues and profit, although a warning from the chief executive about the impact of weak pound and difficult trading means there is a lot of work to do.

Lovehoney profits on the rise

Lovehoney reported pre-tax profits up by 68 per cent in its latest financial year. This is in large part driven by the increasing mass-market appeal of the sex toys it sells online – led by its exclusive Fifty Shades Darker licensed ranges.