January online sales up 75%

Feb 23, 2008 | Uncategorized

Online shoppers looking for bargains sent sales figures soaring in January, spending £4.5bn during the month – a 75% increase on the year before, writes BBC News. According to the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index the equivalent of £74 for every person in the UK was spent online during the month. Sales for electrical goods […]

Online shoppers looking for bargains sent sales figures soaring in January, spending £4.5bn during the month – a 75% increase on the year before, writes BBC News. According to the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index the equivalent of £74 for every person in the UK was spent online during the month. Sales for electrical goods saw the biggest rise (up 38% year-on-year) followed by clothing (up 32%) and health and beauty (up 18%). The growth in sales volume over the last three months was over double the growth for the same period the year before.
From BBC News: http://news.bbc.co.uk, 22/02/2008
IMRG: http://www.imrg.org

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