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New Look chief executive Nigel Oddy this week said that the retailer still believes in the future of the store within an omnichannel context following its landlords and creditors’ acceptance of a new company voluntary arrangement (CVA) that enables it to bring its store rents in line with turnover
Ocado today suggested that shoppers are continuing to buy more online following the Covid-19 lockdown as it reported retail revenues up by more than 50% in the third quarter of its financial year. It said demand for M&S products was particularly strong ahead of its joint venture partner’s food range going live on September 1 – triggering its strongest ever forward forward order day.
Dixons Carphone today said its online electricals sales more than tripled over eight weeks when its Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse shops were closed at the height of the coronavirus lockdown. Ecommerce continued to grow even when shops reopened – though growth then moderated to doubling, compared to the same time last year.
Online grew fast at Travis Perkins businesses Toolstation and Wickes in a first half that was dominated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Some 90% Toolstation transactions took place online for branch collection or site delivery, while Wickes’ online sales grew by 115% and its click and collect deliveries by more than 1,000%