Online and offline location growth rate of retail in the UK 2013-2023

Online retail shops in the UK have achieved growth of more than 50 percent between 2013 and 2018, based on expenditure. In contrast, the growth rate of offline shopping locations such as retail parks, malls and town centres remained below 10 percent. Town centres are especially afflicted by slumping growth rates, as more store closures are taking place in British high streets.

The future is not that dark for offline retail

The outlook for online and offline shopping locations changes somewhat dramatically for the next few years until 2023. While online still has a greater growth rate than offline shopping locations, and increasingly accounts for a larger share in retail trade, significant improvements are forecast for offline shopping locations, particularly for retail parks and town centres.

Combining online and offline

This can be accounted for increasing multichannel and omnichannel capabilities conventional retailers are adopting, with a view to gradually bridge their brick and mortar business with online sales and service.

Growth rate of online and offline retail shopping locations in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2013 to 2023

Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Single Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Single Account

$39 $59 per month *
in the first 12 months
33% discount until March 31st
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$468 / Year
$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Source

Release date

December 2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* Forecast.

Growth rate is based on growth in expenditure.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account.

Single Account
The ideal entry-level account for individual users
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 $39 / Month *
in the first 12 months
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "High street retail in the United Kingdom (UK)"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.