UK’s August e-sales rise more slowly, but menswear and beauty are strong

Online sales growth continued, of course, according to the latest IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index, but it seems the growth was slower in certain areas.Looking at the headline figures, online retail sales rose 12.8% year-on-year in August, but they dropped 1.7% month-on-month. That latter figure wasn’t particularly bad news given that there is a pattern of lower sales in August compared to July. And in fact, August last year saw a decline of almost 5% so a drop of less than 2% didn’t look too bad.

Interestingly, m-commerce growth was at an all-time low of only 10% year-on-year, that sector having shown explosive growth in recent periods as customers migrated from their computers to shopping via tablets or smartphones. It was always inevitable that this growth would slow at so…

Torchy’s Tacos Brings Back Naughty Santa Taco For 2021 Holiday Season

The Naughty Santa Taco features grilled shrimp, chorizo, pickled onions, jack cheese, cilantro and poblano sauce on a flour tortilla for a suggested price of $5.75.

Torchy’s suggests pairing your Naughty Santa Taco with the new Camarena Cooldown margarita, made with Camarena Silver tequila, blue curaçao and freshly squeezed lime juice.

Additionally, Torchy’s is offering a $5 bonus card for free with the purchase of a $25 gift card through December 28, 2021. Bonus cards are valid from January 1 through March 31, 2022 only.

You can find the Naughty Santa Taco at participating Torchy’s Tacos locations through December 2021.

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