As much as 40% of retailers annual sales are generated during the holidays, leaving little room to get it wrong.

Based on an in-depth analysis of £10.4 billion in global online consumer transactions, the 2019 YTD Retail Index Peak & Seasonal Recommendations Guide reveals the prevailing retail trends of 2019 to date and lessons learned from the 2018 post Christmas Retail Season to provide retailers with an extensive guide to planning a profitable peak selling strategy.

This retail planning guide gives a comprehensive review of the current state of retail and critical considerations for building a successful 2019 Peak & Seasonal Strategy, including:

Highlights include:

  • 5 trends expected to impact 2019 Peak Performance
  • Recommendations for improving and planning a customer-centric holiday strategy that drives long-term growth.
  • Real-life retailer examples of solutions and strategies that improved the profitability their customers and products.


Previous Retail Indexes

Previous Retail Indexes for EMEA:

2017 | Fall


2016 | Fall


2019 | Spring 


2017 | Year in Review


2016 | Year in Review


“Forward-thinking retailers realize that to provide a differentiated retail experience, they need to push further down the path of digital transformation to keep their most valuable consumers.”  
John Squire, CEO and co-founder of DynamicAction