Fall in non-store retail sales

AOL Money Staff
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Online sales put in their worst monthly performance in nearly five years last month as consumers watched the Olympics on television rather than shop on the internet.

Non-store retailing sales volumes, which also includes mail order, fell by 6.7% between July and August, the biggest drop since December 2007, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%