As lockdown restrictions were reintroduced throughout September, online sales returned to patterns that would be expected this time of year. In comparison to the spending surges seen during phase 1 of the lockdown, last month recorded steady seasonal online sales
Following a very slow start to the year, the UK’s string of winter storms failed to stimulate online demand as online sales growth for the month limped in at -0.4% Year-on-Year (YoY). That’s according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Online
After disappointing weather and no Royal Weddings in the social calendar, May continued the discouraging 2019 trend of below-average sales growth, with just +1.9% Year-on-Year (YoY), according to the latest IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index. When compared to this time
Online retail recorded its worst January sales growth (+7% YoY) in three years last month, as the industry’s poor recent sales performance continued into the New Year, according to the IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index. The month provided little relief
BRC: Hitwise Digital Retail Insight report figures out last evening reveal that online retail visits in January grew by 1.8 per cent following the shockingly slow Christmas period. December online retail visits hit a 10 year low, declining by 0.6 per cent.
Online retail has enjoyed a +16.8% (YoY) growth during the first half of 2018, defying extreme weather events like the Beast of the East and various heatwaves to record strong sales results every month so far, according to the Capgemini
Shoppers hoping to bag a bargain in the post-Christmas sales are much less likely to go through with their purchases if they are using phones and tablets to buy goods online.
This is because consumers often worry they are not seeing
UK online retail sales were up +12.6% year-on-year (YoY) in October, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index. Despite various external stimuli potentially working in its favour, this was lower than both the average YoY
UK online retail sales were up +13% year-on-year (YoY) in March, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index. This represents a solid performance as Easter (which traditionally brings heightened retail sales activity) fell in March
£133bn was spent online with UK retailers in 2016, the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index have revealed. This was £18bn more than the amount spent online in 2015 and meant that the Index registered growth of
Adobe today released its 2016 online shopping data for Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day. More than $5bn ($5.27bn) was spent online by the end of Black Friday, a 17.7% increase year-over-year (YoY). Black Friday set a new record by surpassing
Online sales of non-food products in the UK grew 11.2 % in July versus a year earlier, according to the latest BRC/KPMG Online Sales Monitor. This is lower than the above trend growth of 14.7% seen in July 2015
The IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index has revealed online sales growth of 17% year-on-year (YoY) in May, the highest growth rate witnessed since June 2015. The positive results suggest that the arrival of the hot weather had a more significant
New research from leading retail and shopper marketing agency, Savvy, carried out on behalf of BBC Radio 4, has taken a closer look at today’s shopper and reveals new and emerging trends. The survey (of 1,000 household shopping decision makers)
The IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index has revealed that e-retail continued its double digit growth this year, despite reports of sluggish sales growth on the high street, with purchases made online achieving a year-on-year increase of 11% in April. Whilst
The IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index has revealed positive Q1 online sales growth of 15% (excluding travel) on the same period last year – when growth was up just 8%, the first time the Index had recorded a full quarter
According to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index the strong sales experienced at the start of the year have continued, with online sales in February recording an 18% annual growth; representing £8.9 billion spent. While the
Frozen food massively overtrades online versus the total grocery category, Francis Nicholas, group head of e-commerce at Birds Eye parent, Nomad Foods, revealed at a roundtable hosted by performance marketing company HookLogic.
Nicholas told panelists Birds Eye’s online business accounted for
Morrisons: canny tie up
Morrisons and Amazon are today announcing a new supply agreement. In the coming months, hundreds of Morrisons products will be available to Amazon Prime Now and Amazon Pantry customers. Morrisons will provide a wholesale supply service to
Growing online sales will not deter retailer’s physical store expansion plans in 2016, reports CBRE in its seventh edition of “How Active Are Retailers Globally?”, a study of over a 150 major international brands based in Americas, Asia Pacific
A major digital tipping point has been reached – with the percentage of UK online retail sales made through mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) exceeding 50% for the first time in Q4 2015/16, according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Quarterly
Fortnum & Mason has celebrated the first anniversary of the re-launch of its online platform. The difference that fortnumandmason.com has made to the business has been significant, the retailer reports. During its first week alone, conversion improved +14% YOY
According to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index the online retail sector has started the year on a high, recording a solid 15% annual growth in January (excluding travel); more than double the 7% recorded in
UK retailers saw bumper online sales over the Christmas trading period but experienced more challenging conditions on the high street, according to analyses from payments processing company Worldpay.
Electronics retailers emerged strongest from the Christmas period seeing an overall 3%
The latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index have revealed that online retail sales recorded a solid 11% Year-on-Year increase in 2015, equating to approximately £114bn spent online. The annual performance is slightly under IMRG and Capgemini’s 2015