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Lands' End says Internet sales strong
Reuters Story - September 09, 1997 17:48
DODGEVILLE, Wis., Sept 9 (Reuter) - Lands' End Inc said
Tuesday it has received "substantially" more Internet orders
than expected since it launched its web site in 1995.
The direct marketer of women's and men's clothing said more
than 500 products are available for viewing on its site,
landsend.com, and that it receives more than 500 e-mails a day
from customers around the world.
A statement from the company did not disclose revenue
figures for sales through its Internet site.
Barnes & Noblesets Internet partner program
Reuters Story - September 09, 1997 18:05
NEW YORK, Sept 9 (Reuter) - Barnes & Noble Inc said Tuesday
its online subsidiary has established an affiliate network of
more than 40 companies that will partner with the bookseller's
Internet-based sales service.
The company said affiliates of its BarnesandNoble.com unit
will earn commissions on every book for all sales generated
through links from their site, with commissions determined by
the level of sales generated by the participating affiliate.
In addition to site specific marketing programs, Barnes &
Noble said affiliates will have access to its online search
engine consisting of all books currently available from more
than 10,000 publishers.
The company said charter members of the network include:
Tribune Co's Chicago Tribune, Microsoft Corp's
Microsoft Network, Lycos Inc , Times Mirror Co's
LATimes.com and BellSouth Corp's BellSouth.net,
Peapod to offer flowers online in 1998
Reuters Story - September 09, 1997 18:35
SKOKIE, Ill., Sept 9 (Reuter) - Peapod Inc said Tuesday it
has signed an agreement with FTD Direct Inc, a floral delivery
service, to launch an online flower shop in conjunction with
Peapod's online grocery shopping and delivery service.
The new store is expected to be launched in early 1998.
The agreement provides that Peapod will build a FTD-branded
flower shop using the online shopping technology, which is the
basis of its grocery shopping service.
The FTD shop will be available via the Internet to Peapod
members in Peapod's eight metropolitan markets, as well as
nationally. FTD will provide merchandising support and fulfill
orders through its international affiliate network.
Peapod offers interactive, online grocery shopping and
delivery service and provides targeted advertising, promotion
and research services.