Tuesday, July 19, 2005
Today's Other Hot Articles
E-commerce up 24% last year (excluding travel), and is now 5% of retail sales
Top executives are now blogging
They're going to deny it, but it sounds like International Paper is having a fire sale. Of course, the funniest part to me is the sale of timberlands, which some government will buy at the urging of environmental groups, when these lands will be much cheaper in a few years as recycling grows and use of e-media become more commonplace.
Personal note: Ed Merkel, longtime Heidelberg executive, died at 85 on July 5th. Ed was instrumental in my career. If anyone would like to contact Betty Merkel, please send me an e-mail.