[linux-elitists] It's starting... was TECH ALERT: Pets.com, MotherNature.com to Shut Down (fwd)

Deirdre Saoirse deirdre@deirdre.net
Tue Nov 7 14:25:19 PST 2000

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Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 17:14:43 -0500
From: WSJ.com Editors <newsalrt@LISTSERV.DOWJONES.COM>
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Subject: TECH ALERT: Pets.com, MotherNature.com to Shut Down

from The Wall Street Journal

November 7, 2000

Pets.com said it will shut down its online pet store and lay off about 255
of its 320 employees after a search for a buyer proved fruitless,
and  struggling vitamin seller MotherNature.com said its board unanimously
voted to liquidate and dissolve the company due to its lack of
prospects  "to be financed as a going concern."

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