July 20, 2001




Office Depot Earnings Down 27%

Delray Beach, FL—Office products giant Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) posted lackluster numbers for its second quarter ended June 30. Total sales decreased 3%, to $2.6 billion, compared to the second quarter of 2000. Comparable worldwide sales in the 814 stores decreased 2% for the second …

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July 20, 2001




West Marine Boosts Bottom Line

Watsonville, CA—Specialty boat supplies and apparel multichannel marketer West Marine>/b> (Nasdaq: WMAR) is managing to weather the rough economic seas. The marketer reported a 20% rise in net income to $13.7 million for the quarter ended June 30, compared to $11.4 million …

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July 19, 2001




iGo Faces Delisting; Requests Hearing

Reno, NV—Looks like more bad news for wireless products marketer iGo Corp. On July 17—the same day iGo (Nasdaq: IGOC) announced a 27% staff reduction—the marketer received notification from Nasdaq that its stock was subject to delisting for failing …

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July 19, 2001




Sears Launches Room For Kids Website

Hoffman Estates, IL—Need to shop for kids’ furniture and accessories and want to do it online? Sears just launched a Website for its Room for Kids catalog, which was introduced two years ago. The Website sells the same products …

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July 19, 2001




PC Connection’s Net Income Drops 83%

Merrimack, NH—Poor PC Connection. The computer reseller’s (Nasdaq: PCCC) profits have taken a nosedive. Net income for its quarter ended June 30 was $1.4 million, down 83% from earnings of $8.6 million last year. What’s more, the marketer posted a 19% decline …

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July 18, 2001




IGo Cuts 27% of Staff

Reno, NV—IGo Corp. is laying off 27% of its workforce, part of what the cataloger of accessories for wireless devices is dubbing a restructuring. In a statement, the company said it is combining or eliminating certain functions and departments. As …

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July 18, 2001




Lillian Vernon Unveils Redesigned Website

Rye, NY—During its annual shareholders meetingon July 18, gifts and housewares cataloger Lillian Vernon Corp. gave a sneak preview of its redesigned Website. The revamped Website, slated to go live in early October, will carry the cataloger’s entire line …

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July 18, 2001




Study: Most Teens Don’t Buy Online

New York—Today’s teens may be tech savvy, but that doesn’t mean they’re spending online. According to a recent study by Internet marketing research firm Jupiter Media Metrix, 89% of teens ages 13-17 have never made an online …

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July 18, 2001




REI Reports Record Direct Sales

Seattle—Outdoor apparel and gear cataloger/retailer Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) has reported record midyear sales of $55 million for its direct sales division, a 55% increase over the same period last year and ahead of the company’s projections. The company …

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July 18, 2001




Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Have Placed an Online Order

New York–Nearly half of the U.S. adult population–or 100.2 million people–say they’ve made an online purchase, according to Nielsen/NetRatings and Harris Interactive. Specifically, 48.2% of all Americans 18 and older have placed product or service orders online. And more than 81% of …

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