Online women's network iVillage is in discussions with Internet retailer BabyGear.com to sell off its iBaby retail unit, according to Preston Bealle, CEO of BabyGear.com.
Eighty-five percent of Internet users are also Internet shoppers, according to a new survey, "The Interactive Consumer: Charting the Online Shopping Revolution," commissioned by Parade Magazine.
Internet pure-play toy retailers continue to outdo their brick-and-click competitors in performance and value, according to a report issued Friday by Forrester Research.
The 1,000-member Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) said Tuesday that new legislation to govern online privacy issues would "represent a giant step backwards."
In an attempt to rebuild its tarnished image, DoubleClick, Inc. appointed an independent panel Wednesday that will be responsible for reviewing the controversial Internet advertising company's new products and services for potential privacy violations.
The battle for the European online auction market intensified Tuesday, as Britain's QXL (Nasdaq: QXLC) announced that it will acquire Germany's Ricardo.de AG in a stock deal valued at $1 billion (US$).
Wit SoundView, the online investment banking subsidiary of the Wit Capital Group (Nasdaq: WITC), has agreed to buy online investment firm E*Offering in a stock deal valued at $328 million (US$).
Denizens of the Internet turned out in high style on San Francisco's Nob Hill Thursday night for the "Webby Awards 2000," a funny and fast ceremony -- thanks to the five-words-or-less speech limit -- honoring the best Web sites of the year.
Online consumer spending in Britain, Wales and Scotland will soar from $2.6 billion (US$) in 1999 to over $30 billion by 2005, according to Fletcher Research, the UK arm of Forrester Research (Nasdaq: FORR). The report, "UK Online Retail: From Minority to Mainstream," indicates that wireless devices...
Despite an ongoing U.S. government antitrust probe into the online real estate sector, America Online (NYSE: AOL) and Internet home and real estate network Homestore.com (Nasdaq: HOMS) announced a five-year, $200 million (US$) deal today that expands Homestore.com's real estate listings and moving s...
Internet-related trademark, patent and copyright litigation will increase significantly in years to come, according to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers survey of U.S. intellectual property attorneys.
A new IDC report indicates that despite a rapid increase in the number of small American businesses climbing aboard the Internet express, a surprisingly small percentage are actually selling their products or services online.
Continuing a strong first quarter showing by e-commerce companies in 2000, name-your-price pioneer Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN) reported results Monday that topped both analysts' expectations and year-earlier figures. Revenue jumped 535 percent to $313.8 million (US$).
Online auction portal Bidder's Edge announced Tuesday that it is canceling its pending sale to OpenSite after the online pricing solutions provider disclosed that it will be acquired by Siebel Systems, Inc. for $444 million (US$).
E-commerce giant Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) and four other Internet sites that employ music sampling features were slapped with a patent infringement lawsuit Friday by Intouch Group, Inc., a San Francisco, California-based provider of in-store kiosks and Internet music sampling technology.
The MIT Sloan School of Management's 2nd annual eBusiness Awards program gave the industry a chance to shine the spotlight on some huge successes Wednesday, in a year that has been marked by some equally stunning failures.
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), a group representing 1,100 companies, claims in a report released Wednesday that the piracy of software products in online auctions has reached epidemic proportions and could well lead to legal action against some leading auction sites.
Professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers is teaming with Informatica (NASDAQ: INFA) to jointly develop, sell, and support analytic solutions for the business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce market. As part of the deal, PricewaterhouseCoopers will receive a $30 million (US$) equity stake in In...
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, long considered the embodiment of old world values and traditions, has embraced the Digital Revolution by turning a small dot-com investment into a sizable windfall.
Faced with mounting pressure from regulators and online privacy advocacy groups, 26 Internet advertising, direct marketing and consulting companies announced today that they have formed a self-regulating organization called the Personalization Consortium.