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July 6, 2011


Amazon, Apple gallop up retail rankings
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The National Retail Federation just released its latest ranking of the 100 largest U.S. retailers, with Walmart, Kroger and Target in the top three spots. While the entire top 10 is virtually unchanged from last year, the big news is that Amazon is moving up fast, powered in part by sales of the Kindle. More

Search, display trends push online ad spend past $31 billion
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According to an eMarketer forecast, growth in U.S. online ad spending will crest this year at 20.2 percent and remain solidly in double digits through 2014. By 2015, total online ad spending is projected to approach $50 billion. The forecast points to the use of Search in supporting the overall upshift, and to sustained support for banner ads that come from ad networks and large sites like Yahoo! and Google. More

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Retailers seen posting healthy sales for June
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U.S. retailers are expected to report healthy sales gains for June, as bargains brought in nervous shoppers, leaving some wondering whether too much discounting may crimp second-quarter profits. More


Modesto Bee launches metered paywall
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The Modesto Bee is the first McClatchy Co. newspaper to launch a metered paywall. More

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Facebook popular for retail promotions
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More online consumers are using retailers' Facebook pages as online circulars to engage with brands online. A recent study indicates that one quarter of online consumers visit an official Facebook page for a retailer or consumer product at least once a month, with 55 percent using retailers' Facebook pages to keep up on retailer sales and promotions. More

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How Google News is thinking about best ways to present news stories
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It's been a year since Google News launched its big redesign, the first major update of the Google News interface since it launched in 2002. The revamp put a new emphasis on customized news content, focusing in particular on the social elements of news: personalization and, then, sharing. More

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One on one — Jim Moroney, A.H. Belo Corp.
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Jim Moroney, executive vice president of A.H. Belo Corp. and publisher and CEO of The Dallas Morning News, has overseen some of the most dramatic changes ever to have occurred at the publisher's flagship paper. More

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