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From the high street to online: tales of modern multichannel retailers

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In today’s Internet Retailing newsletter, we report on how Shop Direct has turned in its first profit in a decade, while also looking at plans by a coalition that includes and MyHigh.St to take 200 high streets online. We hear from retailers including Henri Lloyd and consider new strategies for building business, from international sales to the sporting events of 2014.

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Today’s stories

Shop Direct turns in first pre-tax profit for a decade

New coalition aims to take 200 UK high streets online

Virtual fitting room helps Henri Lloyd reduce return rates by 70%

From the World Cup to Wimbledon: time to plan ahead

Businesses look to international online demand this Christmas

Summer boost for menswear online

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