Here's some of the stories I've been tracking over on Twitter --- follow along, @minethatdata.
Macy's: 1.5bil cash, 9.0bil debt: http://tinyurl.com/b8wnuq Interest = 50% of earnings.
Urban Outfitters direct-to-consumer up 20%, catalog circulation up 7%. Website visits were up 31% in the quarter --- http://tinyurl.com/ahzmcj.
Silos, schmilos: http://tinyurl.com/buhrve
Shoes.com looking to drive organic search: http://tinyurl.com/d3qhpe
56% of retailers think multichannel customers are more valuable: http://tinyurl.com/csy298. This means that 44% of retailers think multichannel customers are equal to or less valuable than other customers.
Hacker Group Blog on shifting money from offline to online, Century 21: http://tinyurl.com/adeov6
Hologram Marketing inches closer: http://tinyurl.com/cf3l78