Telemundo Network Group LLC, one of the most recognized Spanish-language TV networks in the United States, has announced a multi-million dollar (US$) strategic investment in Spanish-only e-tailer Espanol.com in an effort to target Hispanic consumers in North and Latin America.
Oil companies have had a boom-bust relationship with high technology since the high-profit days of the 1970s, when several oil companies, most notably Exxon, pumped millions into largely unsuccessful high tech start-ups such as Zilog, Qwip and Qwix.
Through a new deal and some new export rules, Stamps.com (Nasdaq: STMP) now has more marketing muscle both in the United States and abroad for its online postage service.
Dominant online auctioneer eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) extended its reach to 850 U.S. cities Tuesday through an agreement with CitiQuest.com, a national network of city-specific portals.
Apparently not content with the vast number of existing studies that predict a rosy future for online business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce, the U.S. Department of Commerce has announced plans to launch its own effort to measure the growing market sector.
Uniform Code Council, Inc. (UCC) subsidiary UCCnet is constructing a giant Web site that will allow companies to exchange Universal Product Code (UPC) information electronically throughout their supply chains.
E-commerce security solutions provider Entrust Technologies (Nasdaq: ENTU) has launched an initiative with Research In Motion (Nasdaq: RIMM) to offer secure wireless e-commerce solutions to the mobile marketplace.
Twenty-seven airline companies, led by American Airlines, United Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Continental Airlines, and Delta Airlines, have banded together to form a travel Web site that will offer online discounted fares and ticketing.
Zale Corp, one of North America's largest specialty jewelry retailer, will add the sparkle of diamonds to WeddingChannel.com's online wedding planning service.
American drugstore giant CVS (NYSE: CVS) and health information Web site Healtheon/WebMD (Nasdaq: HLTH) announced today that they have forged a five-year, exclusive alliance.
Spanish-language online retailer Espanol.com has found that few Hispanic Internet shoppers in the United States care whether their shopping destinations are in English or Spanish.
The U.S. Department of Commerce will be doling out $12.5 million (US$) in grants to local governments and non-profit organizations as a small step in closing the so-called digital divide between Americans who access the Internet for business, education and home use, and those who cannot afford to.
NBC's new Internet venture NBCi (Nasdaq: NBCI) announced today that it is joining with shopping network ValueVision International (Nasdaq: VVTV) to make a $20 million (US$) equity investment in online consumer electronics retailer ROXY.com.
For those who have gotten comfortable buying products online, here are two questions. First, how do you get the stuff you buy serviced? Second, can you get an extended warranty like the kind that is readily available from most brick-and-mortar sites?
The 1999 holiday shopping season may have boosted many online companies' hopes for continuing growth, but the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business says that such hopes may be unfounded.
Lycos, Inc. (NASDAQ: LCOS), which saw the number of shoppers on its network increase 450 percent during the 1999 holiday season, has announced that is taking a 14 percent stake in Internet Commerce Services Corp. (iCOMS) and is forming a strategic partnership to build both companies' e-commerce busi...
Ricardo.de, a small challenger for Germany's online auction business, has parlayed a live auctioneer and other services into a formidable 400,000 person-strong subscriber base.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based USABancShares.com (NASDAQ: USAB) announced Wednesday that it will launch a private banking site to specialize in serving the financial needs of the business-to-business Internet community.
Further fueling speculation that Net stocks and rushed IPOs have set e-commerce up for a retrograde period, Value America (Nasdaq: VUSA) is cutting its workforce nearly in half and will reduce its product offerings to a handful of categories that are proven sellers on the Internet.