IMRG Capgemini Sales Index - July 2017

Reporting June 2017 Performance

  • UK online retail sales grew 9.5% in June, the lowest since October 2015
  • Month-on-month performance was +0.9%
  • Excluding Travel, the Index recorded annual growth of 9.0% and a monthly decline 0.1% from May
  • The apparel sector bounced back from a low May to report 11.5% in June — back in line with the sectors average performance for 2017
  • Home and Garden reported a 16% year on year growth in June continuing the sectors peaks and troughs pattern of 2017
  • Beers, Wines and Spirits had another strong month with 16.3%, marking 3 months of double digit growth
  • The Health and Beauty sector reported 1.1% year on year increase June- only the third month of positive growth in 2017
  • Menswear bounced back to positive growth after two months of declining trade with 10% year-on-year
  • Mobile retail sales (tablets & smartphones) grew 24.1% year-on-year in June, and grew 4.9% from the previous month