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Daily Archive: December 9, 2011

Texas Retailer Sigel’s Reveals Female-Friendly Strategy

The buying power of women has soared, with most estimates showing that female shoppers account for more than 80% of all purchasing decisions. Beverage alcohol is very much in that mix, and many liquor retailers have responded by revamping their selling strategies. Tony Bandiera Jr., owner and CEO of the 13-unit Sigel’s Beverages L.P. in Dallas, Texas, has modeled all his stores with female shoppers in mind, and the effort has paid off. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 9, 2011

OpenTable Stock Has Fallen Nearly 70% Since April

Restaurant reservation service OpenTable Inc. has experienced nearly a 70% drop in shares since hitting a record high of $115.62 in April. Continue reading →

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News Briefs for December 9, 2011

•New York-based Lot18, a flash website for wine and gourmet food, has entered the European market with the completion of its acquisition of Paris-based e-commerce company Vinobest for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading →

Posted in News on December 9, 2011