Five strategies that helped boohoo.com grow annual sales by 51%

In full-year results out this week, fashion pureplay Boohoo.com unveiled fast growth in both sales (£294.6m in the year to February 28, +51% on last year) and pre-tax profits (£30.9m, +97%). We took a look at the strategies driving that success. Joint chief executives Mahmud Kamani and Carol Kane said: (more…)

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April 27th, 2017|

Boden moves to widen its high street presence

Boden is moving onto the high street, via womenswear concessions in John Lewis stores. The first five openings, set to launch in the autumn, represent a major expansion for the online retailer’s physical presence. It curently trades from one Boden store in Hangar Lane, London. More concessions are then planned (more…)

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April 24th, 2017|

The Body Shop launches mobile-first ecommerce platform

The Body Shop has launched a mobile-first ecommerce platform as part of a three-year £10m transformation project that aims to see 20% of sales come from ecommerce. The site comes in response to the fact that 52% of the retailer’s online traffic is now via smartphones, and 11% via tablet (more…)

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April 21st, 2017|

Brand Search Index: Brand labels and third-party retailers in brand-name search

Most brand websites enjoy top placement in results for a Google search of their own name, suggests a new Top500 analysis of google.co.uk results for 50 of the largest UK brands. The analysed brands are both wholesalers of their labelled products and, through their retail operations, competitors with their wholesale (more…)

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April 19th, 2017|

House of Fraser upgrades ecommerce platform as it refocuses on the customer

House of Fraser has launched a £25m upgrade of its ecommerce platform that it says will give it the capacity to double its online sales while developing a new relationship with its customers. Work on the platform started this month and is designed to improve the customer online experience while (more…)

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April 18th, 2017|

Announcing: The Australia Top250

The InternetRetailing Australia Top250, the newest report in our stable of objective retail performance analyses, will be released at Retail Global on the Gold Coast in May. Drawing on years of experience in weighing performance in the European retail space, RetailX will produce the first ever retail performance index of (more…)

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April 17th, 2017|

The role of multichannel in JD Sports’ fast growing sales and profits

JD Sports today reported full-year revenue of £2.4bn in the year to January 28, 31% up on a year earlier, while pre-tax profits, before one-off costs, of £244.8m, were 56% up on the previous year. Pre-tax profits after exceptional items were 81% up on last time. That takes profits at (more…)

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April 11th, 2017|

Retail sales slow online and offline as Jaeger goes into administration

Retail sales slowed both online and offline in March, British Retail Consortium figures out today suggest. Ecommerce sales of non-food products grew by 6.6% in March, the BRC-KPMG Online Retail Sales Monitor for March 2017 suggests. That’s the lowest growth since August 2016, and falls below the three-month average of (more…)

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April 11th, 2017|

IRUK Top500 12 practical approaches to brand engagement

Retailers encourage customers to engage with the brand and offer highly responsive customer service when they foster two-way conversations with existing and potential shoppers. Here are some practical approaches that leading IRUK Top500 retailers are taking 1.Choose relevant social media channels… When shoppers spend most of their online time using (more…)

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April 11th, 2017|

INTERVIEW House of Fraser on engaging its customers

The department store is trying to engage more directly with its key customers rather than talking to different demographics. David Walmsley, chief customer officer at IRUK Top500 Leading retailer House of Fraser , tells Penelope Ody how it’s doing this “What does loyalty mean?” asks David Walmsley, chief customer officer (more…)

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April 7th, 2017|

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