Turbo Charge Your Online Sales

Turbo Charge Your Online Sales

E-retail is estimated to grow to £126 billion in the year 2016 

The Christmas shopping period, which is between 01-Nov to 26-Dec, recorded a solid £ 24.40 billion spent online an increase of 12% over the previous year. More significantly, m-retail or those purchases made on mobile devices has increased 42% over the previous year. 45% of all online purchases were made via mobile devices in the 3rd quarter (Aug-Oct). 

Some significant trading updates made by the leaders in retail:

Mark Felix: - Director of Retail sales -- ".......... Online accounted for 40% of sales over the Christmas period and mobile continued to be our fastest-growing channel, with sales from smartphones and tablets up over a third" 

Nigel Oddy: CEO House of Fraser -- “......This year, we saw a very strong start to the key Christmas season with Black Friday being particularly strong online, with sales up 40% on the year – our biggest online day ever.  

Michael Durbridge, Director of Omni-Channel, B&Q -- "......Over the end of November / December period, sales were higher than expected online with 31% growth year on year. We saw a significant increase in the use of our Click & Collect service which accounted for half of the sales increase. This was particularly prominent in the week before Christmas and the week after Christmas" 

Source: IMRG Capgemini e-retail Sales Index 

Online sales and especially sales over mobile devices is increasingly becoming important to businesses. Companies that invest in technology and digital marketing are reaping the benefits of higher sales and margins. Ekavat provides online booking software for a variety of industries and services. The products are designed with ease of use in mind and designed to bring the best customer experience for end customers.  Apart from user experience, all the e-commerce products are rich in functionalities and provide information to our customers to increase their sales and margins. 

If you would like a demo of our products or would like to discuss your requirements, please call us on 0800 002 9298 for a no obligations discussion. We will be pleased to help you automate your processes and improve productivity.

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