M&S, Asda, Burberry, Thomas Cook, and Mothercare: IRUK 500 retailers report on their digital strategies

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In today’s bumper Internet Retailing newsletter, we’re reporting on how some of our leading IRUK 500 retailers are performing. The IRUK research, for those that haven’t seen it, tracks the performance of the leading 500 UK multichannel and ecommerce retailers across six performance dimensions. You can find more about it (more…)

Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Supergroup and Boohoo: the digital response to falling and rising sales

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In today’s Internet Retailing newsletter we’re mapping how retailers respond online when sales rise or fall. Sales have generally been falling across the supermarket sector of late, as the ever-competitive sector cuts prices to gain market share. Today we report on Sainsbury’s, which this week reported falling sales and profits (more…)

Online and in-store ‘two sides of the same coin’ for successful retail

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KPMG’s head of retail, David McCorquodale, makes the point in today’s Internet Retailing newsletter that the most successful retailers are not those who prioritise ecommerce over bricks-and-mortar stores, but rather those who find ways of operating in harmony within their businesses. Speaking as March retail figures show healthy performances both (more…)

Reporting from the digital frontline on John Lewis, AO.com, Moss Bros, DFS: stories from IRX & EDX 2015, and beyond


Today’s Internet Retailing newsletter comes after two days immersion in the latest thinking in digital retail at Internet Retailing Expo (IRX 2015). More than 100 retailers were speaking, many to packed conference theatres, to some of the thousands of visitors who attended over the course of the two days. Highlights (more…)