Amazon.com Opens Office-Supplies Store
Seattle Amazon.com launched its online Office Supplies store (www.amazon.com/officesupplies) that offers competitive prices on hundreds of thousands of office-supply products.
“We are thrilled to offer our customers an easy and convenient way to find and discover everything they need to outfit their office or classroom,” said Chris Rupp, director of merchandising for computers and office supplies.
Court rules in retailers’ favor in gift card suit
WASHINGTON According to a Reuters report, a court ruled in favor of Best Buy, Circuit City and other retailers over a lawsuit involving gift cards.
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas ruled that the retailers had not infringed on Realsource’s patent for its method of putting value on gift cards. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit agreed.
Dollar General names new board members
CHESAPEAKE, Va. Dollar Tree’s shareholders have re-elected Macon Brock, Jr., Mary Anne Citrino, Richard Lesser, and Thomas Whiddon, to serve on the board of directors.
In addition, the shareholders elected Arnold Barron, Carl Zeithaml, and Lemuel Lewis, who had been previously appointed by the board, to serve on the board of directors.