In today's Internet Retailing
newsletter we take a look back to Christmas 2012 and ahead to what 2013 is set to bring the industry.
We report on what has already been dubbed the biggest online shopping day in history, Boxing Day 2012, while we also bring you the first figures from retailers Next and John Lewis as they report on their seasonal trading, as well as figures on landmark digital entertainment sales. And we look ahead with predictions for 2013 from retailers and suppliers on what the retail industry can expect of ecommerce over the year ahead, as well as hearing from smaller retailers, through a Royal Mail study. Our guest comment today comes from Karen Richards of Penna, who examines the challenges multichannel leaders can expect in 2013.Online sales rose in the wake of Christmas - but what might returns means for the big picture?What does 2013 hold for ecommerce retailers? We bring you a range of opinionsDigital entertainment sales pass £1bn for the first time in 2012GUEST COMMENT What challenges do multichannel leaders face in 2013?The first reports - retailers share their early figures for Christmas 2012Retailers expect rising online sales in 2013, a Royal Mail survey suggests