The RXUK range of research presents an independent and unbiased review of the performance of the continents' best ecommerce and multichannel retailers. Seven reports are published every year with a comprehensive ranking and analysis against six key performance dimensions, providing an accurate benchmarking tool to help you stay ahead of competition.
Hugo Boss today reports that its second-quarter sales fell by more than half when its shops shut during Covid-19 lockdowns. Online sales grew by more than 74% – but that wasn’t enough to stave off a bottom line loss.
Hobbycraft has set out plans for multichannel expansion following on from a financial full-year in which its online sales grew by 19%. This year, the retailer has seen ecommerce turbocharged - reporting internet retailing sales growth of 200% when the 12-week Covid-19 lockdown channelled all of its sales online
Pets at Home showed how it invested in omnichannel services during the Covid-19 lockdown and now plans to continue to do so amid signs that demand is growing both for pets and for digital ways of buying. Omnichannel sales grew by a record 71% in its first quarter but store and vet revenues both fell, taking the business to an overall 1% drop in revenues.
Amazon says its online grocery sales tripled in the second quarter of its financial year, compared to the same time last year. The US retailer, which sells in the UK via the Amazon UK website, expanded its grocery delivery capacity across its markets by more than 160% during the quarter and tripled the number of locations where shoppers can pick up their groceries. And today the company reported sales up by 40% and profits by 100% in the second quarter of its financial year – despite spending $4
More than 20% of Waitrose sales are expected to take place online in future - up from 5% before the coronavirus pandemic, the John Lewis Partnership said today. The huge growth follows a Covid-19 lockdown in which many more customers turned online to do much more of their shopping, accelerating changes that had already been expected to take place in coming years