Tag: sales

Game to focus on digital as offline sales slow

Game Digital is to put multichannel retailing at the heart of its strategy as it reported falling first-half sales and profits amid “challenging” trading conditions in the UK video games market. While overall sales were down, online traffic grew by 5.7 per cent year-on-year and sales of digital content were up by almost 10 per cent.

Naked Wines hits £100m in ecommerce sales

According to parent company Majestic Wine the milestone was thanks to a focus on social distribution to provide ‘angel’ customers with exclusive access to quality wine, backed up by customer service.

Wickes and Toolstation increase sales both on and offline

Travis Perkins reported revenue increased by 6.5 per cent, like-for-like revenue up 3.8 per cent (11.4 per cent two-year like-for-like), and said that transformation helped its consumer division, which includes Wickes and Toolstation to outperform the DIY market in 2015, both on and offline.

Will 2016 be the year of mobile?

Every time you turned around in 2015 somebody somewhere was discussing the growing importance of mobile as a sales channel, with some sites seeing 50 per cent of their traffic from mobile. But just because everyone talks about it doesn’t mean everyone’s doing it. Could 2016 be the year that mcommerce becomes a central part of retail strategy?

Sainsburys sales down but multichannel an advantage

Sainsburys reported sales down 18 per cent but with growing online and convenience sales in the first half of its financial year, chief executive Mike Coupe said that its investments in multichannel retail had given a “strategic advantage” to the supermarket.