Online year-on-year sales down again in October, says IMRG Capgemini

October represented the nineteenth consecutive month of negative Year-on-Year (YoY) growth in online retail, where sales were down -3.4%. That’s according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index, which tracks online sales for 200 retailers. Month-on-month (MoM) figures recorded a positive +11.7% uptick from September, suggesting current demand trends in the lead up to…

Online sales fall flat in January, IMRG survey shows

After a surprisingly strong Christmas sales period, retailer hopes of a continuation of such growth into 2020 were dashed in January, with online retail sales growth dropping back to -0.4% Year-on-Year (YoY). That’s according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index, which tracks the online sales performance of over 200 retailers. In a month where almost 10,000…

Online sales via mobile devices slow as smartphone growth falters

Online retail sales increase of 12.8% year-on-year (YoY) in August Month-on-Month (MoM) decrease of 1.7% from July, notably lower than last year’s drop of 4.8% M-retail growth (mobile retail) was at an all-time low of just 10% YoY Online only retailers outperformed multichannel retailers (14.0% vs. 10.8% YoY) Overall market conversion rate is 4.7%, compared…