Growth in internet retail sales value in the United Kingdom (UK) in June 2019, by sector
Internet retail sales value growth in the UK June 2019, by sector
Online retail sales in the United Kingdom have shown the biggest growth in textile, clothing and footwear stores. The most recent data published by the Office for National Statistics shows that as of June 2019, online sales in stores in this category grew by 16.8 percent, compared to the same month in the previous year. Another category where internet sales significantly improved was household goods stores, which recorded a 14.5 percent growth in that month.

Clothing and footwear sales online



In the last three years, sales made through the internet increased its proportion in total retail sales in textile clothing and footwear stores. In June 2019, 19.7 percent of all retailing in household goods stores were realized online. In January 2016, this share was at 13.2 percent. This upward trend is reflected in the entire retail sector as well, with online of all sales in 2018.

Internet food retail sales dip



Of all retail categories, food saw a negative change in internet sales during June 2019. While fluctuations were not unfamiliar in the monthly trend for internet food retail sales, 2019 has largely seen decreases, June greatest decline happened at 5.7 percent.
Growth in internet retail sales value in the United Kingdom (UK) in June 2019, by sector
Year-on-year growth**
Household goods stores14.5%
Other stores8.9%
All non-food12.3%
Department stores7.8%
Textiles clothing and footwear stores16.8%
All retailing8%
Non-store retailing8.5%
All food-5.7%
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Source

Release date

July 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

June 2019

Supplementary notes

* Excludes automotive fuel.
** Percentage change compared to the same month the previous year.
Values have been seasonally adjusted.

Internet retail sales value growth in the UK June 2019, by sector
Online retail sales in the United Kingdom have shown the biggest growth in textile, clothing and footwear stores. The most recent data published by the Office for National Statistics shows that as of June 2019, online sales in stores in this category grew by 16.8 percent, compared to the same month in the previous year. Another category where internet sales significantly improved was household goods stores, which recorded a 14.5 percent growth in that month.

Clothing and footwear sales online



In the last three years, sales made through the internet increased its proportion in total retail sales in textile clothing and footwear stores. In June 2019, 19.7 percent of all retailing in household goods stores were realized online. In January 2016, this share was at 13.2 percent. This upward trend is reflected in the entire retail sector as well, with online of all sales in 2018.

Internet food retail sales dip



Of all retail categories, food saw a negative change in internet sales during June 2019. While fluctuations were not unfamiliar in the monthly trend for internet food retail sales, 2019 has largely seen decreases, June greatest decline happened at 5.7 percent.
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