A year ago, InternetRetailing released the first Growth 2000 UK report building on five years of IRUK Top500 research that have assessed the largest UK ecommerce and multichannel retailers. The report is a unique performance-based perspective on 2,000 retailers that, while lacking the footprint of larger companies, are still a huge and vibrant part of the overall UK retail market.
Now part of RetailX, the research part of the InternetRetailing family, the Growth 2000 UK Report 2019 is out, focusing on this vibrant and diverse core of British ecommerce and multichannel retail. Its members are traders that sit beyond the leading retailers.
This group emerged as a key part of the picture through the research process that RetailX has carried out over the last six years to identify the UK’s 500 leading retailers. Researchers mapped more than 2,500 traders in order to establish which were the most successful, defining the Top500 through a ‘footprint’ study that analysed retailers’ online and offline turnover, plus how many stores and how much web traffic they have. The G2K represent the next 2,000 retailers. A significant number sit on the boundary of that leading group and are as likely to be included in the G2K as in the Top500, moving between the indexes from year to year.
The report includes:
- A snapshot of which challenger retailers are performing most strongly
- RetailX’s unique quantitative and qualitative analysis of retailers’ performance
- Six pages of case studies highlighting the practice of the best retailers, including Balenciaga, Eastpak and Master of Malt
Scanning through the Growth 2000 UK Report 2019, it’s gratifying to see a number of Tamebay readers included – some of whom are pureplay online retailer selling on marketplaces, social media and their own websites, whilst others do have high street shops or trade counters.
Did you make it into the Growth 2000 UK Report 2019? You can download for free from InternetRetailing here (membership required).