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One Year Ago: Report: Asian E-Commerce Emerging Slowly

Asian Internet users are taking to e-commerce much slower than their American counterparts, according to a report released by research firm NetValue. The report, which analyzed the markets of Hong Kong, China, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan, found that between 58 and 63 percent of Asian Internet user...

One Year Ago: Two Ticketmasters To Merge

Ticketmaster Online-Citysearch, Inc. has agreed to acquire Ticketmaster Corp. in a US$650 million deal that will join their online and brick-and-mortar ticketing and reservations businesses, the companies said. Ticketmaster Online will issue 52 million Class B shares to USA Networks subsidiary Ti...

Report: E-tail Sales Dip in October

A host of offline purchasing incentives triggered a downturn in online sales during October, with spending for the month falling about 10 percent from September to US$3.6 billion, according to data released Monday by Forrester Research and Greenfield Online. "I was surprised by the figures and it...

One Year Ago: Streamline.com Closes Shop

Internet grocer Streamline.com announced that is winding down its operations after failing to secure an infusion of capital or find a buyer.

I-Marketing Interview: Oracle

In an exclusive interview with the E-Commerce Times, Oracle senior vice president and chief marketing officer Mark Jarvis attributed the company's online marketing success to its use of exhaustive scientific measurement and data analysis. Most importantly, he said, Oracle does not turn to adverti...

Study: Customers Like Banks for Online Bill Pay

With electronic bill payment providers looking to meet increasing consumer demand for their services, a study released by The Yankee Group found that 55 percent of customers paying bills online are choosing banks to be their middleman. By comparison, the report concluded that just over 10 percent...

One Year Ago: Pets.com Peters Out

Amazon.com-backed pet supplies e-tailer Pets.com has announced it is shuttering its operations and laying off 255 of its 320 employees. The cash-strapped company said it plans to sell off the majority of its assets, including inventory, distribution center equipment, URLs, content and the rights ...

I-Marketing Interview: Nortel

In an exclusive interview with the E-Commerce Times, Nortel director of global branding and advertising Bruce Horner explained how a crucial component of the company's online marketing strategy involves the preemptive placement of targeted ads. This approach allows Nortel to identify and quickly ...

Study: Anthrax Scare Boosts Online Bill Payment

Spurred by the spate of recent anthrax scares, U.S. consumers are increasingly turning to electronic billing and payment channels to allay mail safety concerns, with roughly 32 million Americans expected to view credit card and other statements online by the end of 2001, according to new data rel...

One Year Ago: ID Theft Most Common Offline, Experts Say

Although part of the recent spike in reports of identity theft can be attributed to the Internet, offline methods of stealing personal data still provide a more significant information stream for criminals, according to National Fraud Center chairman of the board Norm Willox. Speaking before iden...

Egghead Suspends E-tail Operations

Beleaguered computer e-tailer Egghead.com, which has been operating under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection since August, suspended all of its operations late last week and indefinitely halted all commercial activity. "Our plan had been to sell the assets of the business as a going concern and con...

One Year Ago: Hotwire.com Leaps into Net Travel Fray

Backed by six of the largest U.S. air carriers, Hotwire.com launched its discount online travel site Tuesday in a bid to chip away at Priceline's dominant market share in the burgeoning sector. The San Francisco, California-based company received part of its US$75 million investment from major U....

Catalog Retailers Hit an Online Home Run

Catalogs have proven to be a catalyst for online retail success. According to industry analysts, retailers that already had catalog operations in place have effectively adapted their offerings -- including known brands, sheer size and developed distribution networks -- to consistent success onlin...

Study: Global Holiday Net Sales To Top $25B

Despite the slowdown in the global economy, online retailers worldwide are expected to rack up US$25.3 billion in sales this holiday season -- marking a 39 percent spike over last year's figures -- according to a study released Monday by GartnerG2. The research firm also predicts that the fallout...

One Year Ago: Report: Small Biz Vulnerable to Net Attacks

Half of small and midsize businesses that implement and supervise their own network security will fall prey to a successful cybercrime by 2003, according to new research released Tuesday by Gartner Group. More than 60 percent of those firms will not even detect that their systems have been compr...

Stirring Up Unrest with Tech Layoffs

Although many companies in the technology and e-commerce spaces have undertaken mass employee layoffs in order to cut costs and prop up sagging earnings, industry analysts say that a nagging question remains. Are these organizations paying too high a price for their pursuit of financial relief? ...

Tech Firm Job Cuts: Boon or Bust?

While investor speculation and skyrocketing stock prices dominated during the first half of 2000, falling stock prices and nervous investors have long since become the order of the day, causing many firms to slash their workforce in an effort to steady their financial ships and improve investor ...

One Year Ago: Online Marketers Propose Spam Controls

In a bid to ward off U.S. government regulation, a coalition of online marketing heavyweights announced plans Monday to propose standards meant to ease consumer concerns about spam and online privacy. The recently-formed Responsible Electronic Communications Alliance (RECA) is comprised of indus...

One Year Ago: No End in Sight for Net Piracy

Digital security plans and copyright infringement lawsuits will not stop the strides being made by file sharing sites such as Napster, according to a new report released Tuesday by Forrester Research. In fact, the study predicted that the record industry will lose US$3.1 billion in potential sal...

One Year Ago: AOL Beefs Up E-Shopping Tool

Aiming to grab a larger segment of the e-commerce market, America Online has rolled out a new shopping tool that integrates consumer product reviews and comparative pricing. The Web giant's shopping hub, Shop@AOL, has undergone key navigational changes and now features an enhanced personalized i...

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