Alight.com, an online community (www.alight.com) that will launch in February targeting plus-sized women, has acquired SydandSam.com, an e-tailer featuring fashionable clothing for full-figured women. Financial terms were not disclosed. SydandSam.com was launched in 1999; Norman Weiss, SydandSam.com's CEO, will now be alight.com's exec VP-e-commerce. Laurie Dietz, SydandSam.com's president, is now alight.com's exec VP-merchandising.
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