UK online retail sales were up 13.9% year-on-year in January, according to new data.
Retail’s year-on-year increase of 11.5% falls short of last year when November’s growth reached 18.3%.
Consumers are becoming more price sensitive, comparing deals online and sticking to essential purchases.
UK online retail sales were up 11% year-on-year in July, down from +18.6% the year before.
Warning signs that sustaining this rate of online growth throughout the whole year may be a challenge.
Year-on-year online sales more than doubled in January.
Lingerie sector outperformed clothing and electricals last month.
UK online retail sales were up just 5% year-on-year in August.
Sales made via mobile devices increased by 33% in August.
Online sales were via mobile and tablet devices in Q2 were unchanged.