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If there's something you've bought offline that you weren't able to buy online, we're probably thinking about that.”
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Paul Demery is managing editor of Internet Retailer magazine. His responsibilities include writing and editing material for Internet Retailer magazine and its web site and e-mail newsletters. He also works with outside writers who contribute bylined articles.
Before joining Vertical Web Media in 2002, he was editor and associate publisher of Electronic Commerce World, a magazine published by The Thomson Corp. (now Thomson Reuters) that covered Internet technology-enabled business-to-business systems and strategies. Prior to ECWorld, he covered the retail industry for publisher Lebhar-Friedman and multiple industries as well as general news as an editor and writer at Long Island Business News and other New York area newspapers.
A native of Long Island, N.Y., Paul graduated cum laude from Hofstra University with a B.A. in interdisciplinary studies in social science.