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Customer Conversion in Spotlight at eTail2003 Conference

The e-commerce landscape may have changed dramatically in recentyears, but both pure-play e-tailers and multichannel retailers arestill focused on finding ways to convert more surfers to buyers, accordingto keynote addresses and interviews at the eTail2003 conference in Boston, where E-Commerce Times reporter Keith Regan is on the scene...

E-BUSINESS SPECIAL REPORT

Riding the Disinformation Superhighway

Recognizing that more consumers than ever would take to the Internet for holiday shopping this year, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission warned consumers to be cautious. Their first piece of advice: Deal with only those companies that you know and trust. But because the Web is a blind medium, sometimes it is not even possible to verify the identity of the person at the other end of a transaction. On the disinformation superhighway, scams are increasingly successful at passing for the real McCoy...

Microsoft Blows Past Targets, Records $2.7B Profit

Microsoft reported a strong first quarter, with profit nearly doubling and revenues rising as the software giant began to convert customers to a new yearly payment plan. But news of a US$2.71 billion profit from the Redmond, Washington, software giant was not enough to power the stock market forward. ...

Report: WorldCom Might Have a Future

While WorldCom has been severely battered by revelations of improper accounting and accusations of fraud, the company has what it takes to survive the current crisis, according to a new report from research firm The Yankee Group. ...

One Year Ago: Report: Lax Cybercrime Laws Threaten E-Commerce

Few countries around the world have passed laws targeting online criminal activity, posing a threat to e-commerce and technological growth, according to a report released Wednesday. ...

Sale Boosts Sales 71 Percent, Travelocity Reports

A one-day airfare sale helped increase sales more than 70 percent at Travelocity.com (Nasdaq: TVLY), the travel site said Monday. ...

eBay To Launch Storefronts, Complete Half.com Merger

Not content to rest on its laurels as one of the true e-commerce success stories, auction giant eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY) plans to launch a storefronts program in coming months, chief executive officer Meg Whitman told investors Friday. ...

One Year Ago: Disney Pulls Plug on Toysmart.com

Toysmart.com, the online toy retailer whose backers included the Walt Disney Company, announced Tuesday that it has closed its virtual doors after a long weekend of speculation ...

One Year Ago: Boo Burns Out

Online fashion retailer Boo.com, a splashy symbol of 1999's e-commerce explosion, announced Thursday that it will liquidate its assets after recent failed attempts to get more cash from its backers or find new investors or buyers ...

One Year Ago: Dutch Firm Rescues Peapod from Brink

Holland-based Royal Ahold plucked beleaguered online grocer Peapod from the edge of bankruptcy Friday, pledging to buy 51 percent of the Skokie, Illinois-based firm. Peapod will remain a stand-alone company, while Ahold will supply goods and services, including the use of its network of warehouses and distribution centers ...

E-Holiday Boasts High Customer Satisfaction

More than 90 percent of online shoppers were satisfied with their holiday shopping experiences and more than two-thirds plan to buy online again soon, according to a report released Monday by the NPD Group. ...

Priceline Scuttles Australian Foray

Less than two weeks after shelving an intended expansion into Japan, Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN) said Monday it has canceled plans to launch its name-your-price e-tail service through a subsidiary in Australia and New Zealand. ...

Record Day for E-Commerce

Online retailers sold more than US$200 million worth of products on December 11th, establishing a new single-day sales record, Web measurement firm BizRate.com said Tuesday. ...

Toysrus.com Privacy Probe Deepens

State investigators in New Jersey have subpoenaed records from Toysrus.com as part of an ongoing investigation into the online toy store's privacy practices, the Associated Pressreported Monday. ...

Report: Lax Cybercrime Laws Threaten E-Commerce

Few countries around the world have passed laws targeting online criminal activity, posing a threat to e-commerce and technological growth, according to a report released Wednesday. ...

Amazon Makes Japanese Debut

Hoping to crack the lucrative Asian e-commerce market, Amazon.com launched a Japanese-language site Wednesday focused on its core business of selling books ...

Council Pushes E-Commerce Flat Tax, Vouchers

The National Research Council released a report Wednesday recommending that the U.S. regulate the Web carefully but sparsely, that a flat tax be levied on e-commerce and that low-income families receive vouchers to help them get connected ...

Report: Consumers Cool to Net Banking

Consumers are leery of online alternatives to traditional banking and will require an extra push from financial institutions to take their business online, according to a report released Tuesday by Deloitte Consulting ...

Privacy Watchdogs Blast Amazon

Two noted privacy watchdog groups have ended partnerships with Amazon.com over recent changes in the online bookseller's privacy policy ...

Netscape Unveils Small Biz Service

America Online (Nasdaq: AOL) said Wednesday it will launch a free portal aimed at helping millions of small businesses get online and use the Web for advertising, selling and gathering information ...

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