The e-Retail Sales Index show online sales up 11.5% in July 2011 across all sectors compared to July 2010 although online spend increased 5% to £5.58 billion in July compared to June. Online sales in travel sector were down by 1% compared to 2010 with IMRG saying the decline is in line with the general industry trends. However, online sales in travel increased 15% between June and July reflecting the ongoing late booking trend. The report said the slowdown was down to better weather prompting people to hit the high street. "The slowing growth comes as better weather saw more shoppers hitting retail parks and the high street rather than staying indoors to do their shopping. Get the full story at Travolution