Search

Results 21-40 of 221 for Michael Mahoney.

One Year Ago: Garden.com To Cease Operations

Garden.com became the latest addition to the growing dot-com casualty list when the company announced a phased shutdown of its e-tail operations.

Will the Real E-Commerce Holiday Forecast Please Stand Up?

'Tis the season for online shopping forecasts. A survey of this season's predictions reveals that most of the major research firms are actually fairly close in their forecasts, but with some important distinctions. "I would focus less on the absolute numbers and more on the growth," Jupiter Media...

E-Tail Shelter in a Teenage Wasteland

The E-Commerce Times recently took a look at the business opportunities that teenagers represent online, asking why teens should be an target and not an afterthought, despite their limited Internet purchasing power. The third installment of this series explores those Web sites that have what i...

One Year Ago: Report: U.S. E-Commerce Still Surging

Despite the gloom and doom of the ongoing dot-com shakeout, a new report from eMarketer predicts that U.S. online retail sales will grow from a projected US$37 billion in 2000 to $125.6 billion over the next four years. In addition, e-commerce revenues in 2000 are expected to almost double from t...

Can E-Commerce Get Healthy with a Pro-Teen Boost?

Many companies are beginning to throw in the towel when it comes to getting adolescents to make a purchase online. However, it might be too soon for e-tailers to surrender to the teen e-commerce problem. What follows is an exploration of the attempts companies can make to cap the generation gap a...

One Year Ago: Report: IT Security Spending Missing the Mark

Despite an expected 300 percent spending increase on information technology security over the next four years, bad decision-making will leave U.S. companies almost as vulnerable to security breaches as they are today, according to a new report issued by Forrester Research.

How Young Should E-Commerce Go?

It's no secret that mis-targeted, misspent brand advertising dollars have gotten e-tailers into plenty of financial hot water over the past few years. However, there is at least one target audience for whom a large, consistent dose of brand marketing makes perfect sense. In fact, when it comes to...

Is the New E-Biz Privacy Technology Already Moot?

The latest release of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 6.0 should have been the perfect opportunity for e-tailers to show consumers they are serious about online privacy. Instead, it may turn out to be just the opposite.

One Year Ago: 3Com Unveils Home Net Appliance

With an eye toward further integrating e-commerce into the everyday routines of consumers, 3Com Corporation released an Internet appliance Tuesday for the "nerve center" of the home. The device, dubbed "Audrey," offers one-touch access to e-mail, Web channels, a household calendar, address book,...

B2B Grows With the Information Flow

Most business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce technologies focus on automating the physical aspects of a company's fulfillment and order functions. However, the future success of B2B may lie in applications that hone in on the heart and soul of the Internet itself: the flow of information. For exam...

E-Tailers Dangle 3D Imaging To Convert Surfers to Buyers

How many times have you stopped just short of completing an online order because you were not sure of a product's size, color or overall look? If you're like most online consumers, the answer is probably: many, many times. And e-tailers know it. As a possible solution, many e-tailers are turning ...

Reports: U.S. Q2 Online Sales Slide, but E-Tailers Cutting Costs

U.S. e-commerce sales in the second quarter of 2001 dropped 1.8 percent from the previous quarter, the Census Bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Thursday. However, not all news from the online sector is discouraging. Year-over-year e-commerce sales actually grew 24.7 percent, ac...

Sony’s eVilla Joins Audrey in Net Appliance Graveyard

Another Net appliance has made an early exit. This time it's Sony's eVilla Net Entertainment Center, which lasted just two months. According to Sony, the eVilla online service is scheduled to end on September 13th. eVilla customers were mailed a letter from Sony the week of August 27th detail...

eBay, Columbia Tristar To Produce Reality TV Show

eBay said Wednesday that it reached a deal with Columbia TriStar Television Distribution, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, to produce a daily syndicated television show focusing on "the stories behind the millions of items traded daily on eBay and other venues." "To the extent that eBa...

Report: Dot-Com Job Cuts Fall to 12-Month Low

The latest dot-com job cut numbers released Tuesday by Challenger, Gray, & Christmas (CGC) paint a rather mixed picture of the Internet economy. On the one hand, dot-com layoffs in August fell 44 percent from July, to reach a 12-month low of 4,899. On the other, the number of dot-com firms th...

U.S. Settles with Internet Access Spammers

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has settled a case it filed against spammers who collected consumers' personal information, including credit card information, by sending unsolicited commercial e-mails that told people they had to supply the data or lose access to the Internet. The sett...

Sale Boosts Sales 71 Percent, Travelocity Reports

A one-day airfare sale helped increase sales more than 70 percent at Travelocity.com, the travel site said Monday. Data released by the site and comScore Networks found that while the fare discounts on American Airlines tickets led to a 19 percent drop in prices, it also prompted a 71 percent ris...

CareerBuilder Spends $200M To Go Headhunting After Monster.com

The quest to be No. 1 in the online job recruitment space is now essentially a two-party race. The corporate backers of CareerBuilder announced Friday that they are acquiring job site HeadHunter.net in a direct attempt to dethrone the current online job leader, Monster.com. CareerBuilder said ...

NCAA Files Cybersquatting Suit

For the fourth time this year, the National Collegiate Athletic Association has filed a cybersquatting lawsuit accusing an Internet company of unauthorized use of NCAA trademarks. "We've alleged that Final Four is our registered trademark and that a member of the public who goes to one of these ...

PC Connection’s Purchase of Outpost.com in Jeopardy

The acquisition of online electronics retailer Outpost.com is in jeopardy, according to a statement issued Wednesday by Outpost's potential buyer, PC Connection. According to PC Connection, if Outpost is unable to meet the net-worth condition set in the merger agreement, PC Connection will vo...

Cryptocurrency is a viable hedge against inflation: Agree or Disagree?
Loading ... Loading ...

E-commerce Times Channels