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 AJR  Cliché Corner

From AJR,   January/February 2000  issue

Cliché Corner   


By Lori Robertson
Lori Robertson (robertson.lori@gmail.com), a former AJR managing editor, is a senior contributing writer for the magazine.      

"The Web sites expected to survive will be those that combine online shopping's conveniences with the accountability provided by brick-and-mortar stores."
Georgia's Augusta Chronicle

"Although many traditional 'bricks-and-mortar' retailers are worried about on-line competition, managers at local toy and book stores said sales were strong over the weekend...."
Hartford Courant

"Most brick-and-mortar stores' Yuletide won't be dampened by e-commerce competition."
San Francisco Chronicle

"But the company collects no sales tax from customers' states where Sierra Trading Post doesn't have brick-and-mortar operations."
Cheyenne's Wyoming Tribune-Eagle

"Apparently, the Justice Department doesn't see Web-based business--where the product is information services and entertainment--as different from those with bricks and mortar ."
Cleveland's Plain Dealer

"[Andre] Malraux, a novelist, philosopher, poet and French culture czar, foresaw a place, independent of bricks and mortar, where ordinary people could access great works of art...."
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

from more than 750 references during November