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Tupperware Joins the E-Commerce Party

Like many traditional brick-and-mortar retailers that have caught the e-commerce bug, the fiercely traditional Tupperware Corporation (NYSE: TUP) has also succumbed to the lure of selling its wares online.

BirthdayExpress.Com Celebrates $25 Million Investment

Birthday wishes came true at the Kirkland, Washington headquarters of Birthday Tuesday, as the company announced it sold a minority stake to venture capital firms for $13.1 million (US$). Receives Approval From U.S. Postal Service

In what it says is the first new form of U.S. postage since the invention of the postage meter 80 years ago,, Inc. (Nasdaq: STMP) announced today that it has received regulatory approval from the U.S. Postal Service to start selling stamps over the Internet.

Cisco Plans $1 Billion Investment In KPMG

Drawing on its existing relationship with professional services firm KPMG LLP and its strategic alliance mindset, Cisco Systems, Inc.(Nasdaq: CSCO) announced Monday that it has signed a letter of intent to invest $1 billion (US$) in KPMG's Internet services business.

Microsoft and Softbank Discuss Low-Cost Japanese Internet Access Deal

When Internet investor Softbank Corp or software giant Microsoft talk, people pay attention. When they talk together, the audience is tuned in even more.

Federal Probe Report Dampens IPO Optimism

Executives at (Nasdaq: HOMS) are probably shaking their head in agreement with Charles Dickens' famous "it was the best of times, it was the worst of times," opening to "A Tale of Two Cities." Friday, the day after the company saw its share price soar as much as 36 percent in its initi...

Jupiter Targets Nordic Region With Acquisition

Unknown to many of us here on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, the Scandinavians have been out in the forefront of many Internet-related matters. Today's Norwegian, Swede, Finn or Danish software engineer is the modern-day version of Eric the Red and his Viking cohorts, leading the rest of Euro... Acquires LiquidMarket Shopping Guide For $45 Million

Set to be folded into the NBCi Internet merger shortly, direct e-commerce company (Nasdaq: XMCM) ventured out from under the umbrella Tuesday to acquire online comparison shopping guide, LiquidMarket, Inc. for $45 million in stock.

Rumors Surround Yahoo! Eyeing [email protected] As Possible Acquisition

The Internet industry rumor mill was spinning wildly Tuesday with reports that Yahoo! (Nasdaq:YHOO) has been in discussions with [email protected] (Nasdaq: ATHM) that could culminate in at least a $17 billion (US$) takeover of the newly-merged company by Yahoo!.

Vaunted Norwegian Search Engine Revs Into Action

It might be a foreign company with little household name appeal to a majority of Web surfers, but Oslo, Norway-based Fast Search & Transfer (FST) lays claim to having built the world's biggest search engine.

Explosive Internet Growth and Innovations Focus of Conference

Leading Internet investment bank BancBoston Robertson Stephens is banking on drawing a crowd as it unveils its 1999 Investing in Innovations Conference today in San Francisco.

E-Commerce Dips Slightly, According To Online Study

In an announcement equivalent to kicking sand at the beach or raining on the parade, Internet marketing research company Greenfield Online said that online shopping decreased three percent this past quarter, the first e-commerce decrease the company's surveys have revealed in the past year.

USWeb/CKS Acquires Mitchell Madison Group In $300 Million Deal

After spending the last four years advising companies on how to expand their Internet business, USWeb/CKS (Nasdaq: USWB) put its money where its mouth is Friday. The company announced that it would pay over $300 million (US$) in stock for a top consulting company.

An IPO On The Vine For Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart can make a garden grow and a dinner table glow, but does America's leading homemaker know the recipe for a perfectly-formed, golden-brown and successful IPO?

Reuters Looks To Expand Global Internet Business

With a reach that stretches around the globe and a finger on the pulse of news events from Australia to Alaska, Reuters (Nasdaq: RTRSY) announced Thursday that it is forming a new global business unit to expand its reach into cyberspace. and Partner Up to Sell Online

One of the Web's fastest-growing networks and a shopping site with over 29,000 merchants announced Thursday that they would form an online partnership, a move that gives both access to an ample supply of resources.

Latin American Portal Shifts Into High Gear

Roberto Cibrian-Campoy, CEO and co-founder of Latin American portal El Sitio International, expects his company to grow six-fold by the year 2002. Judging by the fast track the company is on in recent months, Cibrian-Campoy might just get his wish.

Payless Shoes Hopes to Hit Pay-Dirt Online

With its new online store slated for a grand opening, Payless ShoeSource, Inc. (NYSE: PSS) is hoping that at least some of its future customers put their feet up and let their fingers do the shopping.

Netscape Opens Doors For E-Stores On Small Business Channel

Joining a number of other portals on the Web looking at small businesses as a large market share, Netscape Communications (NYSE: AOL) announced Tuesday that it has developed an online solution for small businesses on its Netscape Small Business Channel.

Hearst & NBC Pump Investment into E-Commerce Firms

With the announcement that both Hearst New Media & Technology and NBC invested in Internet companies, Tuesday was a day for two companies that usually report the news to be in the news.

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