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5. UK online retail growth drops away as coronavirus lockdown eases

Despite the easing of coronavirus restrictions, the UK online retail space grew in April, with sales rising 10.2% YoY, according to research by IMRG and Capgemini.

Some impact of non-essential physical retailers reopening was, however, evident in the month on month numbers, which were down 12%. 

The results are below the three, six and 12 rolling averages of 50.4%, 50.1% and 49.8%.

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