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Williams-Sonoma E-commerce Push, Office Depot Apps, Starbucks WiFi

Published on March 24, 2011
Williams-Sonoma will invest $75 million in e-commerce and the information technology and supply chain solutions to support it in fiscal 2011, with $25 million earmarked specifically for long-term international e-commerce growth, according to RIS News.In large part because of fast online growth, Williams-Sonoma's direct-to-consumer channel already contributes an impressive 41% to the...
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‘The Daily Wrap:’ Dell, Google, Rue La La

Published on August 23, 2010
Dell Grows Revenue 22% Online consumer electronics retailer Dell increased total company revenue 22% in Q2 fiscal 2010. Operating income grew 11%. Source: Dell Inc. Google Acquires Google has acquired, a visual search engine for shoppers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Source: Rue La La Fashions a Niche The first e-mail notifying Rue La La members about...
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‘The Daily Wrap:’ Amazon, Dell, Delhaize

Published on July 23, 2010
Amazon Q2 Sales Rise 41% Online retailer grew Q2 fiscal 2010 net sales 41% to $6.57 billion, up from $4.65 billion. Operating income and net income also substantially increased year-over-year. Source: Dell Outsources Logistics Dell is selling its merge and fulfillment operation based in Nashville, TN to CEVA Logistics, a Dutch 3PL provider. The affected 480...
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‘The Daily Wrap:’ Dell, KFC, Wal-Mart

Published on May 24, 2010
Dell Credits Global Enterprise Growth for Strong Q1 Commercial customers increased their purchases of Dell’s enterprise solutions in the fiscal first quarter 2011, contributing to the company’s continued revenue, operating income and shipment growth. Net income grew 52%. Source: Dell KFC Doubles Down Based on strong consumer response, fast food retailer Kentucky Fried Chicken is...
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‘The Daily Wrap’: Top Headlines, Sept. 14, 2009

Published on September 14, 2009
“The Daily Wrap” offers a roundup of the day’s biggest retail industry headlines. Following are some news items you may be interested in checking out.Gap Opens Pop-up Store to Celebrate 40th Anniversary U.S. apparel retailer Gap marked its 40th anniversary by opening a two-floor pop-up store off Regent Street in London last Thursday. Gap has also opened an anniversary pop-up store...
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