March 07, 2009

A Few Twitter Tidbits

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