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Report: Consumers Spend Nearly $4B Online in July

Waking up from a summertime slumber, online spending increased approximately 25 percent in July, rising to US$3.98 billion from $3.2 billion in June, according to the latest Forrester Online Retail Index, released Wednesday. In addition, the number of households shopping online increased to 14.7 ...

E-Biz Provider FairMarket Lays Off 35 Percent

E-business marketplace provider FairMarket announced Wednesday that it is laying off 38 employees -- 35 percent of its workforce -- due to "continuing trends in the e-business marketplace." FairMarket provides e-business selling and marketing services, including automatic markdown, auction, fixe...

Online Grocers Check Out of Cities, Into Wealthy Neighborhoods

If you live in an area where online grocery service does not exist, you might need to be more patient than ever. In the new age of online delivery, Net grocery providers have become extremely cautious not only about what cities they will venture into, but even which neighborhoods within a given c...

Report: Variety of Access Methods Keys UK Internet Growth

Over 33 million people in the UK, or 60 percent of the region's population, ventured online between April and June, according to a report released Monday by Jupiter MMXI. The number of "heavy users" is also on the rise in UK, with over 11 million people accessing the Internet more than three ti...

VeriSign Targets Small Biz with E-Commerce Security Package

Web infrastructure services provider VeriSign said Monday it is offering a new Shared Hosting Security Service aimed at helping small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) receive the kind of e-commerce security previously reserved for much larger companies. "It's kind of gluing together the pieces the...

Report: U.S. Businesses Fail ‘Safe Harbor’ Data Privacy Test

Multinational companies based in the U.S. have a long way to go to ensure the privacy of customer data, particularly data transferred via the Internet, according to a study released Thursday by Andersen. "The reality of today's global economy, especially the use of the Internet as a channel fo...

Egghead Files for Bankruptcy, Sells Assets

Egghead.com announced Wednesday that it is selling its assets to Silicon Valley-based brick-and-mortar retail chain Fry's Electronics as part of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. The Egghead Web site will remain open for business until the assets sale is complete, the company said. Fry's, which...

Report: European Advertisers Undervalue I-Marketing

U.S. Internet businesses are not the only ones experiencing a slowdown in the online advertising market, according to a survey released Tuesday by Jupiter MMXI. Jupiter found that 42 percent of European advertisers plan to spend only 1 to 5 percent of their entire 2001 advertising budgets online....

Yahoo! Gets Backing in Nazi Memorabilia Case

In a significant show of support for Web portal Yahoo!, which faces ongoing litigation over the sale of Nazi-related items in France via its U.S.-based Web site, several prominent Internet industry associations and business organizations have filed a "friend of the court" brief on behalf of Yahoo...

Red Hat To Offer Open-Source E-Commerce Suite

Linux distributor Red Hat is set to launch a new e-commerce suite built on an open-source platform, the company told the E-Commerce Times on Friday. The new product is aimed at mid-size businesses that want to expand their e-commerce platform to support more transactions, enable more complex me...

Net Loss for WebMD Drops Below $1B in Q2

Online health care firm WebMD said Thursday that its losses for the second quarter ending June 30th narrowed to 7 U.S. cents per share, compared to a loss of 9 cents per share in this year's first quarter. WebMD's second-quarter loss of $23.8 million, excluding restructuring, integration and n...

The Internet Travel Wars – Fight or Flight?

Is the online travel market big enough to comfortably feed three of its giants -- Expedia, Travelocity and Orbitz -- at the same time? According to Forrester, 18.9 million households will make their travel purchases on the Web this year, netting US$16.7 billion in leisure travel revenues. That'll...

Rising B2B Player DoveBid Adds to Nest

Online industrial auction specialist DoveBid said Tuesday it has acquired the capital asset disposition firm TradeOut as part of an aggressive effort to expand DoveBid's business-to-business (B2B) offerings. The TradeOut purchase is DoveBid's 15th acquisition in the past two years. "Clearly, the...

E-Commerce Stocks: Hold ‘Em or Fold ‘Em?

Many years from now, when stock analysts reflect upon the history of the first dot-com boom and subsequent shakeout, how will it look? Will the first wave of Nasdaq casualties have paved the way for even better gains and success stories later? Or will it simply be known as the beginning of the en...

Cheap Tickets To Close Offline Stores Amid Flattening Profits

Cheap Tickets, which sells travel tickets through retail outlets, over the Internet and by phone, reported a profit Thursday for the tenth consecutive quarter, announcing diluted net income for the second quarter ended June 30th of 5 U.S. cents per share. However, the quarter did not provide a ...

Priceline Breaks the Profit Barrier in Q2

Steady improvements to customer service and the product mix at Priceline.com have given the "name your price" online travel broker the first profitable quarter in the company's history and a victory over Wall Street estimates, the company said Tuesday. Priceline's pro forma net income for the sec...

I-Marketing Interview: Sun Microsystems

As one of the Internet's largest providers of hardware and software, Sun Microsystems helps customers "dot-com" their enterprises and computer environments. Since the company's inception in 1982, the four-person startup has built up a workforce of more than 37,000 employees in 170 countries, and ...

I-Marketing Interview: Sun Microsystems (Part 2)

As one of the Internet's largest providers of hardware and software, Sun Microsystems helps customers "dot-com" their enterprises and computer environments. Since the company's inception in 1982, the four-person startup has built up a workforce of more than 37,000 employees in 170 countries, and ...

IBM Offers New Web Hosting Services for Smaller Businesses

IBM said Thursday it is now offering over 30 new Web hosting packages aimed primarily at the small-to-medium business market. The fully-managed programs provide pre-packaged, ready-to-operate services for both e-commerce security and infrastructure, the company said. "We're making these (packages...

Expedia Launches Wholesale Web Travel Booking Service

Aiming to expand its business with other travel suppliers, Expedia.com announced Wednesday that it has launched the Worldwide Travel Exchange (WWTE), a private booking operation that will provide wholesale travel services. At the outset, WWTE will offer travel suppliers hotel and car rentals, wi...

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