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Walmart has announced plans to test same-day delivery in four U.S. markets this fall. The program, called "Walmart to Go," will launch in Minneapolis, Philadelphia and Northern Virginia, with the San Francisco Bay Area set to join them in November, All Things D reported.

Best Buy is the defendant in a new lawsuit alleging a pattern of "widespread racial and ethnic customer profiling" in the Washington, D.C., area.

Knowing your customers one demographic at a time. By Sean Wargo Director of Industry Analysis Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Know your customers. You've heard it time and again and in this day and age of shifting markets it has become even truer. In hard terms it means knowing who is buying what, who wants what, and how each shopper approaches a purchase. Enter CEA's latest survey on the Five Consumers to Watch, completed in partnership with local Northern Virginia technology research firm Rockbridge Associates. The results of the survey reveal some important considerations about various consumer segments. Teens, Seniors, Women, African Americans and Hispanics

Dealerscope profiles the top 10 retail demographic market areas, reporting on 2000 retail entrances and exits, regional economic highlights and outlooks for 2001. 1. New York Entrances and Exits: Due to the enormous success of its Bang & Olufsen showroom opened in 1999 in lower Manhattan, Harvey Electronics opened its second Bang & Olufsen showroom in the NYC metropolitan area in Greenwich, Conn., last October. The showroom is a few blocks from the Greenwich Harvey Electronics. J&R Music World expanded with the opening of its new retail computer store in its Park Row outpost in Manhattan. Wolf Camera opened two "Vision"

U.S. Listing for the consumer Electronics and Major Appliance trade In this section, Dealerscope profiles the top 10 retail demographic market areas, reporting on 1999 retail entrances and exits, regional economic highlights and outlooks for 2000. 1. New York City Entrances & Exits: When Circuit City opened its first store in New York City in 1998, it proved to other national chains that the big rent of the big city is quickly compensated by the big spenders in the big city. Consequently, the Big Apple in the last year saw even more megastore openings. Office Depot opened its first Manhattan store—a 21,000-sq.-ft .store

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