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One Year Ago: Activists Assail ‘Web Bugs’

Internet advertising companies and Web sites should disclose their placement of "Web bugs" to ease users' concerns that their online moves may be unknowingly tracked, according to a new proposal presented on Wednesday by the Privacy Foundation. The nonprofit watchdog group said at the Global Pri...

Study: UK Firms Tarry with E-Commerce Adoption

UK businesses racked up roughly US$82.7 billion in online sales last year, according to data released Monday by the British government's Office of National Statistics (ONS), accounting for 2 percent of total sales in the sectors the agency examined. Although the ratio of transactions conducted ov...

Study: Using the Internet To Create Hollywood Hits

With a crop of new film, publishing and music releases ready for harvest this fall, marketing executives in the entertainment industry should consider the Internet as a key tool to boost sales, forge online word-of-mouth campaigns and control post-launch buzz among consumers, according to a repor...

One Year Ago: U.S. Net Demographics Set To Shift

A new study by International Data Corp. (IDC) finds that a surge in the number of Americans using the Internet over the next several years will cause the demographics of the population to shift dramatically. The report forecasts that 103 million users, cutting across age and economic lines, will...

Gator.com Lawsuit Escalates Online Ad Controversy

Firing back at critics who contend that its advertising software uses illegal delivery tactics, Gator.com said Tuesday it has filed a lawsuit against one of its most vociferous detractors, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), asking a U.S. court to declare that the trade group's charges are ...

IAB To Wrestle Gator.com over Alternative Online Ads

Does an online shopping companion service have the right to substitute ads of its own choosing for the ads that other Web sites expect users to see? Welcome to the latest Internet advertising riddle. Tuesday, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) said that it intends to "immediately pursue op...

Free Online Financial Planning Tools on Tap

T. Rowe Price and Morningstar Associates announced Monday that they are forming an alliance to provide investment guidance and free online financial planning services to individual investors and certain 401(k) plan clients. The firms said that the collaboration calls for the development of a "com...

Study: Interactive TV Services Nearing Mainstream in Europe

Interactive television (iTV) applications that allow consumers to shop, bank and play games are set to become mainstream consumer services in Western Europe, according to a report released Thursday by IDC. "The development of interactive TV differs from other technologies in targeting a wide dem...

UK Travel Site and Net Auctioneer Forge Marketing Alliance

In a bid to gain leverage in Europe's increasingly crowded online travel market, London-based Internet travel agency Ebookers.com and Web auctioneer QXL Ricardo announced Thursday that they have struck a joint marketing agreement to cross-promote their travel services throughout the continent. A...

Report: Online Logistics Industry Gaining Ground in Europe

Paving the way for Internet-based logistic networks, online exchanges and private hubs to gain a foothold in the market, traditional shipping and transfer exchanges are beginning to lose their grip on the European business-to-business (B2B) market, according to a report released Tuesday by Forres...

I-Marketing Interview: Orbitz (Part 2)

In a recent interview with the E-Commerce Times, Michael Sands, vice president of marketing for Orbitz, discussed the benefits associated with marketing efforts on the Internet, where a campaign's performance can continuously be evaluated. Far from being a "dead" medium, Sands asserted, online ...

I-Marketing Interview: Orbitz

In a recent interview with the E-Commerce Times, Michael Sands, vice president of marketing for Orbitz, discussed the benefits associated with marketing efforts on the Internet, where a campaign's performance can continuously be evaluated. Far from being a "dead" medium, Sands asserted, online ...

Report: Web Sites Influence Real-World Sales

Many retail executives are missing the mark when it comes to gauging the return on investment (ROI) of their Web efforts, often failing to take into account the considerable influence Internet sites have on offline purchases, according to a report released Tuesday by Forrester Research. "The proble...

AOL Launches Revved-Up Auto Channel

America Online said Monday it has launched a revamped automobile channel that now includes local targeted resources, as well as content from online auto sites such as Autofusion, Consumer Reports and Edmunds.com. As part of the content distribution deal, Consumer Reports -- the well-known 63-year...

Yahoo! Gets New Head for E-Biz Services Unit

As it steps up efforts to tap new revenue streams, Yahoo! announced Thursday that it has created an executive management position to oversee its corporate business offerings. The Sunnyvale, California-based company said it appointed James A. Fanella to serve as senior vice president for business ...

Report: E-Biz Neglects External Web Hosting Options

More than one-third of U.S. businesses are missing out on an opportunity to realize 30 to 40 percent in cost savings -- or between US$6 million and $12 million over the next three years -- by continuing to host their Web sites and technology infrastructure responsibilities internally, according t...

Cendant Grabs Cheap Tickets for $425M

Aiming to penetrate the lucrative online travel market, Cendant announced Monday that it is set to acquire Cheap Tickets in a deal valued at US$425 million, or $16.50 per share. "Cheap Tickets is unique among its principal competitors in that it is successful in both online and offline markets," ...

Study: Private Online Hubs To Cut Costs for European Business

To maximize relationships with preferred suppliers, many European firms will develop private online hubs that will result in savings of 9.5 percent on sales costs in the coming years, according to a study released Thursday by Forrester Research. A shift to Internet-based hubs on the continent wil...

U.S. Settles Web Pyramid Scheme Case Against Bigsmart.com

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Thursday that it has settled charges with three operators of Bigsmart.com, an online business opportunity for investors in an Internet shopping mall network that government investigators charged was an illegal pyramid scheme. According to the FTC...

Study: Automotive I-Marketing Efforts Stuck in Neutral

Although many automotive industry players are running Internet marketing campaigns meant to bring car buyers to their Web sites, approximately 48 percent of online users remain less than satisfied with the information supplied by such campaigns, according to a study released Tuesday by e-business...

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