Direct, Internet and Catalogue

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PPR Reconfigures Retail Operations

PPR is taking over home-wares mail order company La Maison de Valérie from Redcats.

Study Predicts Online Holiday Sales Boost

A Forrester Research Inc. report predicted that online retail sales in all categories except travel will reach $44.7 billion during November and December.

In Brief: Jenna Lyons Awarded $1M Cash Bonus

Jenna Lyons, creative director of J. Crew Group Inc., has been awarded a one-time cash bonus of $1 million in recognition of her service to the company.

Yoox Looks to Grow

Yoox president Federico Marchetti said, "My goal is to make Yoox global as quickly as possible and make it vertical."

GSI Buys Rue La La

GSI Commerce on Tuesday reached a deal to buy Retail Convergence, the parent company of private sale site Rue La La and off-price Web store Smart Bargains Inc.

Armani, Ferragamo Expand Online

Ferragamo on Monday became the latest fashion company to launch its own online store, while Armani unveiled plans for mobile commerce.

Online Stores to Emphasize Holiday Promotions

Online merchants hope to entice buyers this holiday season with free shipping and social media.

Gilt Groupe to Expand Men's Offering

Gilt Groupe, the invitation-only fashion and luxury Web site, is turning its lens to men’s.

Catalogue Firm Quelle to Liquidate

Catalogue firm Quelle, part of insolvent Arcandor Group’s Primondo mail order division, will liquidate.

NRF Reports E-tailing Still Growing

While retail reels, e-tail is doing even better than expected, according to a report due out today from the National Retail Federation.

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WWD Forum: Zappos Builds its Social Network

At Zappos, every employee is encouraged to tweet, post photos and videos, comment and blog freely on behalf of the $1 billion company.

Determining Brands' Digital IQ

The luxury world was once fiercely opposed to all things Internet, but a lot has changed and now, e-commerce is the only area of luxury that’s growing.

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