Federated scaling back e-commerce operations

Carroll, Brian
December 2001
Furniture/Today;12/10/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 14, p32
Trade Publication
Reports the participation of Federated Department Stores on the larger retail trend after planning to scale back electronic commerce operations in New York, New York. Pursuance of Internet marketing opportunities for Bloomingdale's; Inauguration of Macy's catalog operation as marketing vehicle for macys.com; Amount of a non-cash write-down of fixed assets and software capitalization.


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