Cold Weather helps Online Sales in March 2013

With the cold weather in March 2013 affecting the entire UK the Office for National Statistics (ONS) is reporting an increase of 20.5% for online sales over the same month last year. The report also states that:

  •  We are now spening £601.4 Million per week on the Internet.
  • Online sales now represent 10.4% of all retail spending (excluding fuel)
  • 3.4% of our food purchases are now online i.e. Tesco Direct

Read more about this in the ONS Report – Retail Sales, March 2013