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Black Friday: ‘no silver bullet’ for retailers

UK online retail sales were up 11.5% year-on-year in November, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index. Although Black Friday (November 24) achieved a slightly higher growth of 11.7% year-on-year, November’s overall monthly figure was notably below the November growth average for the past four …

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IMRG forecasts online shopping on Boxing Day to exceed £1bn for first time

IMRG estimates that online retail spend on Christmas Day will reach £844 million – which represents a 6.3% uplift on the same day in 2016, when spending hit £794 million. Online shopping on Boxing Day is forecast to exceed £1 billion for the first time, reaching £1.03 billion: a 7.9% …

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