Online sales grow 50% at Christmas

Jan 19, 2008 | Uncategorized

The latest IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index has found that Q4 online sales grew from £9.61bn in 2006 to £15.2bn in 2007, writes Netimperative. Online shopping peaked in the first week of December with sales up 9% year-on-year. Firms with both online and high street outlets such as John Lewis did best. Further figures estimate […]

The latest IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index has found that Q4 online sales grew from £9.61bn in 2006 to £15.2bn in 2007, writes Netimperative. Online shopping peaked in the first week of December with sales up 9% year-on-year. Firms with both online and high street outlets such as John Lewis did best.
Further figures estimate that 15% of all UK retail spending during 2007 was online. Total internet spending reached a new high of £46.6bn during 2007, up 54% on 2006’s figure of £30.2bn. For each £1 spent on goods in 2007, 15p was spent online – in 2006 online represented 10p of every pound.
From Netimperative: http://www.netimperative.com, 18/01/2008
IMRG: http://www.imrg.org/

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