Christmas trading strong at online retailers reported sales up 24% year-on-year over Christmas, thanks to strong sales of Take That's The Circus, the Mamma Mia DVD and the video game Call Of Duty. The company said that revenue was "strong" across all categories. At its festive peak, the store processed 1,000 orders per minute. reportedly received orders for more than 1.4m items on its busiest day of the festive period, according to The Bookseller, at a rate of 16 items per second.

The news ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.

Sign up for your free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music in print and 24/7 online. With both the print and digital edition you will be able to enjoy the whole Premium experience of a subscription to Music Week - absolutely free.

Start your free trial


If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...