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Hot weather drives online sales growth
Hot weather drives online sales growth in May
 

The IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index showed 17 per cent year-on-year online sales growth in May 2016. The month-on-month growth rate was at its highest in over 10 years, with hot weather making a significant impact on shopper spend.

"Year-to-date, online sales have grown 14.5 per cent, well ahead of our 11 per cent growth forecast for 2016, while sales via mobile devices continue to grow at twice the overall market rate," said Tina Spooner, Chief Information Officer at IMRG.

 
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Using m-commerce to take your business global
 

Mobile commerce continues to grow, giving consumers on-the-go access to better deals, a wider range of products, and more choice.

There are several ways to integrate mobile technology into your international sales strategy, including mobile optimised online retail stores, social marketing, and delivery notifications.

With almost half of UK e-commerce transactions now taking place on mobile devices, our latest blog gives an overview of why British retailers can’t ignore mobile commerce anymore.

 
M-commerce

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Calculate transport emissions
Calculate transport emissions with the DHL Carbon Calculator
 

The DHL Carbon Calculator is now available as part of DHL’s GoGreen Solutions offering.

Based on unique algorithms, this free online tool uses real logistics data to quickly and accurately calculate transport emissions for you. It works on almost all shipment sizes and modes of transport for local, national, and international deliveries.

The tool allows customers to minimise the environmental impact of their logistics processes and take a considered approach to sustainability.

 
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Thursday 23 June 2016

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