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Sports retailers fall short on social engagement

Sports retailers fall short on social engagement

As plans for summer weekend getaways are set in motion, people are gearing up for the great outdoors — and we're rating the retailers.

Amazon.com launches outdoor store online

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Amazon.com has launched a destination shopping site for outdoor recreation items at amazon.com/outdoors. To support the launch, Amazon is offering a free National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands pass to virtual store visitors who make a qualifying purchase of $299 or more. Amazon will also offer customers a chance to pre-order a DVD set of the forthcoming Ken Burns PBS documentary, "The National Parks — America's Best Idea."

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