ABILENE, Kan. — Alco this week began offering products for sale on its website. The company has launched an e-commerce site that will offer more than 10,000 items. Features of the site include "24/7" online shopping in a secure, searchable web environment, plus delivery to home or place of business. Rich Wilson, president and CEO, commented, "ALCO Stores has built a loyal base of shoppers in towns across America with friendly service and exceptional values, and these customers can now satisfy more of their needs with the online convenience of Alcostores.com. In addition, we have begun reaching new shoppers

ABILENE, Kan. — Alco Stores has promoted Brent Streit to SVP marketing and e-commerce. Streit, a native of Downs, Kansas and a graduate of Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing, has more than 20 years of experience in retailing. In 2001 he joined Alco, then known as Duckwall-ALCO Stores Inc., as a buyer. Since then he has held increasingly responsible positions in supply chain management, marketing and business development. Rich Wilson, president and CEO, commented, "Brent Streit is a key contributor to our team. Since we reset the merchandising approach of our 200-plus Alco

ALLEN, TXMavic has no plans to sell its products consumer-direct, despite its parent companys recent agreement with an e-commerce company. At this time there is no plan to take Mavic consumer direct. To the contrary, Mavic is focused on investing in our existing dealer network," said Zack Vestal, the brand's communications manager. Last week, PFSweb, Inc., a Texas-based e-commerce company, announced it had reached a multi-year agreement with Amer Sports Group, Mavic's parent company. , which include Mavic, Salomon, Atomic, Wilson, Suunto and Bonfire. PFSweb already runs Suunto's e-commerce operations in the U.S. "We chose to extend our relationship

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Duckwall-ALCO Stores, Inc. today announced that sales from continuing operations, excluding fuel, increased 4.4% to $40.1 million for the fiscal four-week period ended May 27, 2012, compared to $38.4 million during the same period of the prior year. On a same-store basis, excluding fuel, sales increased 1.8% from a year earlier. Rich Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "May sales were in line with expectations as we continue to see increases in our Hardlines, Commodities and Home divisions. We are experiencing growth in Toys, Outdoor Furniture, Hardware, Candy, Food, and Pet Supplies departments." Wilson continued:

32 MT Mavic ended 2011 up 14 percent in sales, following fourth quarter growth of 17 percent, according to earnings released Tuesday by its parent company Amer Sports. Mavics full year revenue tallied 120.5 million euros ($157.6 million) up from 106.4 million euros ($139.2 million) in 2010. Rims, wheels and pedals accounted for 83 percent of net sales while cycling apparel and footwear represented the remaining 17 percent. Mavics apparel and footwear segment rose 24 percent in sales over 2010, and rims, wheels and pedals jumped 11 percent. In 2011, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) was by

PGA TOUR Superstore ROSWELL, Ga., Dec. 13, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this Friday, December 16, PGA TOUR Superstore will be bringing the ultimate shopping experience to golf and tennis enthusiasts in Palm Beach County, FL, with the opening of a 50,000 square-foot superstore in Delray Beach. The store is located in the Delray Crossing Shopping Center next to Target at 1040 Linton Boulevard, east of I-95. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111213/CL21335LOGO) The Delray Beach store is PGA TOUR Superstore's 12th location. The company currently has three stores in metro Atlanta; two each in Dallas, Myrtle Beach and Phoenix; one in

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