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High Street Sales And Online Shopping Ending 2016 On A H igh

Following the news about the high street stores, that have ended the year on a high, with an increase of 0.8% during December, as compared to the same period last year. British Retail Consortium CEO Helen Dickinson also noted that Ecommerce accounted for nearly a quarter of all purchases in December, suggesting that online shopping is more popular than ever. Anil Gandharve, the Associate Vice President of digital transformation company Mindtree commented below.

“The news that high street footfall rose by 0.8% compared with last year will come as a welcome boost to retailers amidst a challenging period for bricks and mortar stores.