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.
Muji is bringing mobile checkout to all its UK shops. The retailer is using MishiPay’s Scan, Pay, Go solution, allowing shoppers to scan an item in a branch of Muji and pay for it on their smartphone. That means they can shop without needing either to queue or to visit a checkout
John Lewis and Waitrose owner the John Lewis Partnership is to invest £1bn over five years to expand digital, virtual and delivery services in order to get closer to customers – and restore profits. The partnership today set out a five-year plan with the ambition of making profits of £400m a year by 2025 – from £123m in 2019/20 – and reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2035 – 15 years earlier than previously planned
Dunelm continued to see strong sales growth throughout the first quarter of its financial year, as shoppers continue both to buy homewares - and to do so online. The retailer now plans to repay the government money it received as part of the coronavirus job retention scheme in its last financial year, as long as it continues to escape the effects of the pandemic
Amazon’s two-day Prime Day sale is now well underway – as are two-day sales at rival retailers from Currys PC World to Debenhams. It’s predicted that the Prime Day event – rescheduled from July following the Covid-19 pandemic – could mark the unofficial beginning of peak trading this year
Aldi is doubling the size of its Deliveroo trial, which delivers groceries on demand in as little as half an hour, from 20 shops to 42. The move follows the discounter’s ongoing rollout of click and collect services to its customers
French Connection today reported first-half sales cut in half by Covid-19 lockdowns, while pre-tax losses were almost three times higher than a year earlier. Its sales moved online as its stores closed but were 53% lower than the same time last year, overall, despite an 8% growth in ecommerce sales