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Early Easter accelerates online sales growth

As the high street reported the steepest year-on-year drop in footfall since 2010, UK online retail sales increased by 18.9% in March. According to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index, March’s results round out a hugely successful first quarter, which saw average growth perform well above the 2018 forecast (+15.3% vs.

September sales climb online as inflation hurts multichannel retail

UK online retail sales were up 14% year-on-year in September, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index.  Although this was the third-strongest growth rate so far in 2017, there were signs of macroeconomic pressures influencing shopper behaviour. Sales growth for the gifts sector was low – up just +1.9% year-on-year, compared

Consumer confidence in mobile shopping reaches new heights

UK online retail sales rose by 13% in March, fuelled by soaring mobile shopping. This represents a solid performance despite Easter (which traditionally brings heightened retail sales activity) falling in April. The continued positive growth for online retail sales appears to be being driven, at least in part, by higher average basket values (ABV) through