UK Online Retail Report

Retail Economics reports a range of retail sales indices on a monthly basis. Subscribers have access to all data (analytical reports and interactive data) and category breakdowns including online retail sales, online growth rates by sector, online penetration rates, forecasts and market size estimates.

UK Online Retail - December 2016

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The UK Online Retail report includes:

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Summary and overview
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Online sales growth (year-on-year)
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Online vs. Store sales growth
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Online sales growth by category
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Penetration rates by category
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Online spending forecasts
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Online penetration forecasts
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Summary of external online statistics including ONS, BRC, BDO, MetaPack/IMRG

Summary

Total Online Retail Sales rose by 25.3 per cent in November, year-on-year, non-seasonally adjusted, compared with growth of 14.9 per cent in November 2015. This was marginally down on October’s growth which was the strongest since the series began in July 2011.

November’s robust performance was driven by strong showings in all categories — particularly Food and Household Goods. Non-Store, which includes mail order and catalogues, also saw strong growth of 29.6 per cent. Online Clothing and Footwear had a bumper month against a tough comparable with sales up by 16.3 per cent.