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Online retailers bask in strong growth in June but firms warned of ‘slowdown’

Online retail sales in the UK grew strongly once again in June as hot weather spurred near 17% year-on-year growth, but experts have warned of a potential ‘slowdown’ in coming weeks. According to the latest IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index, both multichannel and online-only retailers performed well, reporting 15% and 19% increases, respectively. Bhavesh Unadkat,

70% of consumers claim personalised services drive them to buy online

Customer engagement firm, Nosto, claims customers what stores to know more about them, in order for them to offer a personalised service online. During a session on enhancing the online shopping journey at a conference in London, head of customer success for the UK and IE at Nosto revealed that 80% of consumers want companies

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.

Sales pour in for online retailers as rain drives consumers off the high street

UK online retail sales were up 13.9% year-on-year (YoY) in January, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index. With rainfall above average in January, and the month posting the lowest high street footfall in five years, the latest online sales report reveals consumers turned to online shopping this January. IMRG

Investment into customer journey boosts online sales for Buckley London

Fashion jewellery brand Buckley London has reported a 29% increase in online sales year on year. The British brand attributes this growth to investment in the customer journey over the last 12 months. Buckley London implemented a host of improvements in 2017 to further enhance the shopping experience and provide consumer confidence in a busy

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 will account for 29% of fashion spend by 2020

By 2020, 28.8% of the UK’s total fashion spend will be from online sales, reveals digital agency Mediaworks. The UK’s online fashion performance is already strong. Between 2015 and 2016, there was a 28.7% spike in traffic to fashion retailer’s websites — dwarfing the overall European growth of 18.4%. As the UK’s online fashion market continues