Author Mike Duff

Retail
Jetblack Event Touts E-Commerce Shopping Services

Jetblack held a press reception on November 13 and conducted a public event the next day, all to help spread the word about its new shopping service, one that combines e-commerce and customized concierge-style attention, with texting the key communications link between shoppers and the business.

Financials
Overstock Q3 Revenue Up, But Losses Also Grow

Overstock.com pursued more robust marketing initiatives in the third quarter ended September 30 and, partially because of those efforts, posted a net loss of $47.9 million, or $1.55 per diluted share, versus $786,000, or three cents per diluted share, in the year-earlier period.

Financials
Office Depot Q3 Retail Comps Slide

For the third quarter, as comparable store sales in the retail divisions slipped, Office Depot posted net income from continuing operation of $60 million, or 11 cents, versus $98 million, or 19 cents, in the year-prior period.

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