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IMRG Capgemini Sales Index - October 2016

Reporting September 2016 Performance

  • UK e-retail sales grew 15.7% year-on-year in September, +7.8% from the previous month
  • The strong performance in the home and garden sector continued, marking its 7th consecutive month of outperforming the market
  • Online-only merchants outperformed highstreet/multichannel retailers with annual growth 4.3 percentage points higher than the multichannel group
  • Britons spent an estimated £10.6bn shopping online during September, resulting in total estimated spend YTD 2016 reaching £90.6bn – this is up from £78.7bn in the period January to September 2015
  • M-retail sales (including tablets) grew 34.4% year-on-year in September and grew 3.3% from the previous month