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Wal-Mart Retains Quantum Leap Communications

Internet development and advertising agency Quantum Leap Communications Inc. said it has been retained by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to work on a significant e-commerce development project involving travel services.

Quantum Leap has also been retained by SAMS Club, a subsidiary of Wal-Mart, as the lead developer and strategic consultant for the company's e-commerce Web site. Billings were not disclosed, nor were specifics of either project.

Both development projects leverage Quantum Leap's strategic partnership with BroadVision Inc., a supplier of one-to-one e-business applications.

"This is a significant opportunity for Quantum Leap that leverages our expertise in strategy, information architecture, Web development, programming, design and BroadVision implementation," said Frederick A. Smith, Quantum Leap president.

Quantum Leap Communications is a subsidiary of Leapnet Inc. Clients include MSNBC.com, MSN Slate, MSN Encarta, MSN Internet Access, American Airlines, Ernst & Young, Morningstar and The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.