Solomon, Stephen D.
June 2000
Inc.;Jun2000, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p84
Offers a look at the transformation of SmarterKids.com Inc. from traditional retailer to an electronic-commerce company. History of the company; Views of investors on SmarterKids; Career background of the company's founders; Information on the start of the company; Details on the company's shift to the education market. INSET: Pucchi's epiphany.


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