Easter 2017 saw eCommerce sales rise. Even the good old high street saw an uplift in sales. Consumers were busy bees purchasing all kinds of products over the Easter weekend. Quite rightly so, with so many offers and discounts being thrown at us over that weekend, it was the optimum time to make those purchases you’ve been holding off on.

“Shoppers went online and to the high street to spend over Easter, helping to lift ecommerce sales by more than 10% in April and overall sales by more than 5%, new British Retail Consortium (BRC) figures suggest.

Online sales of non-food products grew by 10.3% during the month, lifted by the timing of Easter, In the same month last year, when Easter fell at the end of March, they fell by 6.6%. In April online sales represented 21.6% of total non-food sales in the UK, up from 21.1% a year ago.”

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Ecommerce and high street sales up in April thanks to the Easter effect

Article and image: ‘Ecommerce and high street sales up in April thanks to the Easter effect’, (internetretailing.net), Chloe Rigby, May 2017

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