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One Year Ago: Should E-tailers Drop Nasdaq Before Nasdaq Drops Them?

Is there life after Nasdaq? A number of e-commerce companies, in danger of seeing their stocks delisted from the Nasdaq Composite Stock Index, are having to find out the hard way. Eric Barnes, president and general manager of Capital Funds Group, a firm that helps companies solve financial proble...

The Amazon Earnings Speculation Story

As e-tailer Amazon.com prepares to deliver on its promise of posting an operating profit for the fourth quarter ended in December with its earnings report due January 22nd, analysts are looking beyond the numbers, wondering if the company can start growing again. "They have essentially promised (...

Study: Europeans Ignore Potential of TV-Based Commerce

Retailers in Europe are not taking advantage of a growing market for television-based commerce, according to a new study released by Gartner. The reason, according to Gartner G2 analyst Davnet Cassidy, is that retailers "have not linked their interactive TV presence to TV programming." The televi...

Yahoo’s Quarterly Revenue Falls, President To Resign

Internet powerhouse Yahoo! reported better-than-expected results for the quarter ended in December, and said its long-time president, Jeff Mallett, will step down in April. Revenue for the quarter fell to US$188.9 million from $310.9 million in the same quarter last year and the net loss narrowed...

Jupiter: Online Music Singing a Sad Song

The market for online music is not doing as well as analysts at Jupiter Media Metrix had thought six months ago. The research firm on Tuesday lowered its outlook for the industry, citing a weak economy and delayed launches of new subscription products. But there is still hope for the industry, sai...

Report: PC Owners Stay Offline at Home, Shop at Work

While many households still lack Internet access because of price barriers, others who can afford to go online at home are choosing not to for a variety of reasons, including ready access to the Net at work, according to a new report from the Yankee Group. "Historically, there has been a group of I...

Pizza Wars: Papa John’s Expands Online Ordering

Upping the e-commerce stakes in the competitive fast-food business, pizza chain Papa John's said that it is making online ordering available at all its free-standing restaurants across the United States. Papa John's said it is the first pizza chain in the U.S. to offer online ordering throughout ...

AOL To Take $60B Charge, Lowers Forecast

AOL Time Warner lowered its earnings forecast for the quarter just ended and issued a bleak outlook for the current year. Results will include a first-quarter charge of up to US$60 billion to cover the declining value of Internet stocks since the media giant was formed last year. AOL said the one...

Tough Choices for Online Brokers

Online brokerages need to broaden their product offerings, maintain links with the brick-and-mortar world, and more effectively target their clients in order to make it through the economic downturn unscathed, according to analysts. For those Internet brokerages that continue to struggle, analyst...

Travelocity Cuts Revenue Outlook for Turbulent Q4

Travelocity has lowered its outlook for fourth-quarter revenue, saying airline ticket sales in December were slower than expected. The company said quarterly revenue will total about US$68 million, about 9 percent below previous guidance -- but pro forma earnings will remain within the previously...

Homestore.com Admits It Overstated ’01 Results

Homestore.com, the dominant online real estate company, overstated revenue for the first three quarters of last year, possibly by as much as US$95 million, according to preliminary results of an internal audit of company accounting practices. Homestore said that accounting errors involving online ...

One Year Ago: Amazon and Toys ‘R’ Us Take E-Holiday Prize

E-tail giant Amazon.com and retail partner Toys "R" Us dominated the online shopping arena during the 2000 holiday season, according to a report released by Nielsen//NetRatings. The joint venture of Amazon and Toys 'R' Us saw 123 million visitors, more than five times the traffic of its closest c...

SBC Acquires Stake in Yahoo! From Softbank

Telecommunications provider SBC Communications will acquire a 3 percent stake in Yahoo! by purchasing shares from Japanese investor Softbank, the companies said. Softbank will continue to own more than 16 percent of Yahoo!, and will remain the Internet company's largest shareholder. In a previous...

TMP Drops Out of HotJobs Bidding

TMP Worldwide, parent of online jobs company Monster.com, said that it will not raise its offer to buy rival job site HotJobs, clearing the way for a US$436 million takeover by Yahoo. TMP said that it "has already offered HotJobs full and fair value for the company, and that it would not be in th...

Study: Last Minute E-Shoppers Might Save Holiday Forecasts

The number of visitors to Internet shopping sites for the week ended December 16th is running 55 percent ahead of the same week last year, according to a study released by Jupiter Media Metrix. "The late-season momentum of this year's online holiday traffic suggests that this year's sales expecta...

Study: Interactive TV Won’t Find Success on the Web

The PC will not be successful as a hub for watching interactive video, and business ventures based on selling movies over the Internet are destined to fizzle out before they begin, according to a new Jupiter Media Metrix study. Jupiter analyst Lydia Loizides told the E-Commerce Times that consume...

One Year Ago: Internet Changing Offline Retail Rules

Further indicating that e-commerce is here to stay, a study released by Andersen Consulting shows that Internet shopping and browsing are "directly influencing" consumer spending in brick-and-mortar stores. "This holiday season, a Web site ceases to be a nice addition or an experimental marketing...

Priceline Gets Vote of Confidence from AOL

Name-your-price e-tailer Priceline.com received a boost when America Online agreed to feature the company's travel products on AOL's popular Web sites. Goldman Sachs analyst Anthony Noto repeated a market outperform rating on Priceline shares, saying the arrangement is likely "the first of severa...

Microsoft, Bank One Ink Online Services Pact

Microsoft and Bank One announced a wide-ranging alliance to promote and develop online services. As part of the agreement, Bank One plans to use a variety of Microsoft offerings, including the nascent .NET technology. The pact focuses largely on marketing tie-ins and providing online services to ...

One Year Ago: Study: Firms Still Bullish on B2B

Despite reports of hard times in the business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce sector, executives remain confident about the outlook for online marketplaces, according to a survey released by consulting firm Arthur Andersen. The survey, which builds on the findings of a similar poll Andersen conducte...

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