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Ecommerce growth stays steady while the high street shows its best sales boost in three years

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Retailer confidence will be boosted, says David McCorquodale, head of retail at KPMG, by new figures that show retail sales enjoyed their best growth for three years in February, although online sales stayed merely steady by comparison. We bring you the full story in today’s Internet Retailing newsletter – find out more below.

Today we also have a handy infographic, courtesy of, that illustrates just why China is fast becoming the key ecommerce market for retailers from around the world. We also have news of retailers including Lovehoney and A|wear, while our IRX 2013 previews today look at the 13 Trends for 2013 discussion panel, and we interview Sarah Baillie, mobile commerce manager at Debenhams and a speaker in The Customer Journey conference.

Today’s stories

Online stays steady as UK high street sees its strongest sales growth for three years

Infographic showing how China is set to overtake the US to become the largest global ecommerce market

IRX 2013 PREVIEW Interview with Sarah Baillie, mobile commerce manager at Debenhams

IRX 2013 Top 13 trends for 2013

How site searched helped Lovehoney develop its 50 Shades of Grey range

A Wear reports conversion rate boosted by video marketing

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