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Top 10 UK Retailers: Electricals Sector

Retail Economics publish a monthly UK Electricals sector report that provides in-depth analysis on the latest retail data and consumer trends affecting the category. The report covers retail sales growth, region and category-specific economic insight, together with market share size and rankings for the UK's top ten Electricals retailers:

UK Top 10 Electricals Retailers by Market Share in 2018/19

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Ongoing struggles in the mobile phone market saw Dixon Carphone report flat UK and Ireland like-for-like sales in the year to 27 April, as a 1% increase in elec... Subscribe for more info >
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Sainsbury’s Argos reported a 3.1% drop in total general merchandise sales in the quarter to 29 June, which dragged total group sales down by 1.6% on a like-for-... Subscribe for more info >
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Amazon’s net income of $2.6bn in the quarter to 30 June came in below expectations, as it ploughed £800m into its one-day fulfilment proposition. Net sales rose... Subscribe for more info >
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In July, Apple announced that it inked a $1bn deal to acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business to bolster its wireless technology capabilities.... Subscribe for more info >
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John Lewis’s Electricals category has wallowed in negative territory in recent periods, but it has had some bright spots lately. In May, the retailer noted stro... Subscribe for more info >
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Tesco’s UK and ROI like-for-likes rose 0.8% in the 13 weeks to 25 May, boosted by its merger with Booker at the beginning of the previous financial year. Despit... Subscribe for more info >
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Although it remains loss-making at group level, Ao.com reported that its UK pre-tax profit rose to £14.0m in 2018/19, having reduced its marketing spend after i... Subscribe for more info >
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Asda’s transformational merger with Sainsbury's received a nail in the coffin when the Competition and Markets Authority rejected the deal at the end of April,... Subscribe for more info >
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In May, Shop Direct announced transfer of its Raven Mill returns centre in Manchester to Clipper Logistics as part of its plans to close three fulfilment centre... Subscribe for more info >
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Game plans to boost sales by ramping up the rollout of its Belong in-store gaming arenas, as it focuses on transforming from a seller of physical products to pr... Subscribe for more info >

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Source: Financial reports, Consumer Surveys, Retail Economics analysis

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