Myer confirmed online growth of more than 800% during its Easter weekend sale, followed by over 300% growth during its Super Weekend offers.

On the Saturday of the Easter Treats sale, home and entertainment orders were up 300% year-on-year, with Breville, Philips and KitchenAid named as the top performing brands.

During the Super Weekend, the homewares category was up 450% year-on-year with Sunbeam among the brands with the highest growth at 1,400%. Total kitchen appliance sales were up 600% year-on-year with top performing brands including Dyson (+400%), Breville (+700%) and Philips (+450%), with Weber experiencing the highest sales growth of 2,000%.

Due to the surge in online demand, Myer re-hired more than 2,000 team members to assist with online fulfilment.

“At Myer, we are focused on delivering great value, great brands and great service and the customer response has been extremely positive. Our team have been able to respond quickly to ensure that we remain competitive and highly connected to our customers and the success of our online business is testament to their hard work and ability to overcome new challenges,” Myer chief customer officer, Geoff Ikin said.