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September sales climb online as inflation hurts multichannel retail

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

Online sales positive ahead of Christmas says IMRG

Growth of 14% measured in October, with accessories climbing 63%. The latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index have revealed online sales are back on track following a disappointing September, hinting at positive sales in the run up to Christmas. The Index grew 7% month-on-month, which is the highest level of growth between

High Street losing battle with online shopping

Town and city centre footfall drops 26% but click-and-collect soars. High Street retailers are losing the battle for footfall and sales against a burgeoning click-and-collect culture, according to a new report by IMRG. The study, titled ‘A Tale of Two City Centres’, discovered that town and city centre footfall plummeted 26% between 2007 and 2013,

Big name speakers at Internet Retail Conference

Sir Stuart Rose among names at multichannel retail day in London. Top names in fashion are scheduled to speak at the Internet Retail Conference (IRC), which takes place on October 16 at the Novotel in Hammersmith, London. Retail legend Sir Stuart Rose, who has worked for Marks & Spencer, Fat Face and Ocado, amongst others,