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First retail sales figures show strong showing for online this Christmas

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In today’s Internet Retailing newsletter we detect clear evidence that retailers with multichannel operations did better this Christmas. We report on the first retail sales figures to give an overall insight into how traders did this Christmas, as well as a clutch of trading updates from companies including Domino’s Pizza, Morrisons, House of Fraser, and Debenhams.

All are multichannel retailers – except one. And all show healthy overall sales growth in what’s generally agreed to be a challenging market – except one. Find out more in our newsletter stories below, where we also look at a product which says it is the high street’s answer to online analytics.

Online sales growth left the high street standing this Christmas

Best ever Christmas for House of Fraser, with online up by 48%

Strong holiday showing for Debenhams, with online up by 39%

More than half of Domino’s Pizza deliveries were ordered online in 2012

Analytics move to the high street

Morrisons reflects on the importance of online, as its sales dip over the festive season

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