UK online retail sales were up +15per cent year-on-year (YoY) in February, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index, building on solid growth in February 2016 (+16per cent). For the second month running, the average basket value was at a seven-year high for that month of the year.
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.
Online sales grew slowly last month while in-store sales fell, according to the latest figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC).
UK online retail sales were up +12 per cent year-on-year (YoY) in January, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index.
Joules continued its emphasis on multichannel and international shopping in its latest half-year results.
According to the latest results from the IMRG Cap Gemini eRetail Sales Index, while online retail increased 11.3 per cent in December, overall shoppers spent £130 billion online in 2016, 16 per cent up on the previous year.
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.
User-generated content marketing platform, Yotpo, has announced the launch of its latest feature, ‘Push to Pinterest’, which allows users to push their authentic customers photos directly to their Pinterest boards, increasing traffic and sales.
November saw huge ecommerce sales in the UK, spurred on by Black Friday but also by massive amounts of discounting.
Dixons Carphone, the multichannel retailer which trades as Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse, says its strategy to build a business around its customers’ needs in a more complex world is paying dividends.
Carpetright has set out how it is making the customer experience more convenient across sales channels as it looks to cater for the needs of shoppers who want to research online before visiting a store to see the product for themselves.
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.