Crate & Barrel, taking a page from Amazon.com Inc., is partnering with outside sellers to boost the number of items available to shoppers on its website.
home-goods chain this week is adding items to its online assortment,
such as kitchen tools and other small appliances, that it won’t handle
or ship. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Macy’s Inc.
are among the other retailers that have opened their e-commerce sites
to third parties as a way to expand their reach with consumers.. . . more