Challenges in digital transformation of retail businesses in the UK 2019

This statistic shows the share of challenges that UK retailers see due to the digital transformation of their businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019. 36 percent of UK retailers saw the lack of digital skills internally as the major challenge for digital transformation. Lack of communications and siloed departments was cited as another challenge by 16 percent of respondents.

Distribution of challenges retailers see in their businesses' digital transformation in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019

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Release date

May 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 2019

Number of respondents

44 respondents

Special properties

UK retailers*

Supplementary notes

* Retailers surveyed by the source(s) sell across following sectors: general merchandise, fashion, health & beauty, grocery, electricals, entertainments, department stores, home & DIY, sports & leisure, and other.
The source does not provide information as to the methodology used in this study.

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