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Online stores ring up record sales

...Bauer, Lands' End and other online stores to order what she wants. "Even...millions of others are helping online stores ring up record sales this year...Yet even with growing sales, online stores will likely see less revenue per...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/06/tec_324375.shtml
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Wal-Mart's new tool gives competitors prices

...said it wants to see how competitors and customers respond to the program, but it doesn't have any plans to add online stores to the test. Duncan Mac Naughton, the chief merchandising and marketing officer for Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-21/wal-marts-new-tool-gives-c
Back fat, tattoos and thicker waists are among the new features on mannequins

...compared with the more realistic-looking ones that can cost up to $1,500. Now, as shoppers are increasingly buying online, stores are seeing mannequins as a tool to entice shoppers to buy.Indeed, studies show mannequins matter when shoppers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-28/back-fat-tattoos-and-thick
Apple hires Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts as a senior vice president

...ranks of its management.Ahrendts will report directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook when she leaves Burberry to join Apple next spring in a newly created position of senior vice president in charge of retail and online stores.? Associated Press

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-15/apple-hires-burberry-ceo-a
Best Buy hires former Williams-Sonoma executive as CFO

...August.Best Buy is trying to reverse a decline in its business due to a weak global economy and tough competition from online stores and discounters.Sharon McCollam, 50, had been chief operating officer and chief financial officer at the home goods...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-12/best-buy-hires-former-will
Mobile devices have big effect in marketplace

...affect how many options shoppers have, which could in turn affect prices. As more shoppers get used to ordering items online, stores could shrink and could choose to sell fewer items ? perhaps limiting colors or sizes ? meaning it might be harder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-12-21/mobile-devices-have-big-ef
Holiday sales in question

...blockbuster year for retailers -- both traditional and online stores -- but a lot is riding on the next five weeks, when...traffic to their sites. Unlike traditional retailers, online stores are expected to do the bulk of their sales in early...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/26/bus_276013.shtml
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Cheap computers offer good perfomance

...500 mark, and they're for systems that are more than adequate for most of us, with some reservations. Check the online stores for IBM, Gateway, Dell and Hewlett-Packard. In general, you're looking at a 1.8- or 2-gigahertz processor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/26/tec_360767.shtml
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Holiday wish lists blur etiquette rules

...generations ago when people flipped through the Sears, Roebuck and Co. catalog, now people spend hours perusing online stores, Hunt said.Many Web sites, including Amazon.com, feature virtual wish lists where a shopper can add desired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-12-15/holiday-wish-lists-blur-etiqu
Freebie Web sites cause marketing chaos

...com and deal-finder.com, which popped up on banner ads across the Internet a few months before Christmas, as online stores began vying for cyberdollars. These sites spread the word about free offers, coupons and rebates. When an offer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/24/tec_285477.shtml
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