Value of online sales up 62% in March as e-commerce trend continues


Shoppers continued splashing the cash online in March, deciding not to wait for the imminent reopening of stores, with sales increasing by 0.6% according to official figures. It meant the value of online sales were up 62% on March 2020 – the first ever lockdown month – and was the largest monthly online sales growth since June last year, according to the office for national statistics (ONS). It added that feedback from retailers suggested “that the upcoming easing of coronavirus […]