AO hails strongest ever peak trading period – and says shoppers won’t look back from buying electricals online

Image courtesy of AO World AO World’s chief executive believes shoppers will never look back from buying electricals online following the retailer’s strongest ever peak trading period. Covid-19 has kept more shoppers at home, resulting in higher levels of online demand for the electrical products that AO sells – and

New owner sees a bright future for Peak Shopping Village – Retail News – A1 Retail Magazine

Situated in the village of Rowsley, on the edge of the Peak District National Park, the Peak Shopping Village has been bought by the Devonshire Property Group Ltd (DPG) which says the outlet centre has “exciting potential”. The company has acquired the site for an undisclosed sum with the intention

EDITORIAL How Tesco, Dunelm, Halfords and other Top500 retailers traded in lockdown and over peak

In today’s InternetRetailing newsletter we’re reporting on how Top500 retailers traded in lockdown, over Christmas – and what impact Brexit is having on their business.   Tesco has seen online demand almost double over Christmas, adding almost £1bn to its ecommerce sales as many shoppers opted for home delivery or

PEAK 2020 Non-essential retail dealt ‘crippling blow’ by fresh Covid-19 closures, the effect on footfall and logistics as ports close; plus we look ahead to Boxing Day

InternetRetailing rounds up the latest news, insights and trends on how retailers and customers are responding to a very different peak trading season this year. This year the pre-Christmas shopping period has been changed by Covid-19, with non-essential retail closed during lockdowns in England and Wales during much of November,