Electricals giant Fnac is to sell second-hand products from a new section of its website. According to reports, the retailer expects the new channel to account for 15 per cent of all online sales within the next 18 months.

Fnac, which is owned by PPR, will offer up to 2 million books, 40,000 video games, and 300,000 CDs and DVDs. It will also offer 500,000 new products, including high-tech accessories, t-shirts and musical instruments.