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One Year Ago: Dot-Coms Dominate Online Toy Sales

Internet pure-play toy retailers continue to outdo their brick-and-click competitors in performance and value, according to a report issued Friday by Forrester Research. ...

One Year Ago: PricewaterhouseCoopers Bets on B2B

Professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers is teaming with Informatica (Nasdaq: INFA) to jointly develop, sell, and support analytic solutions for the business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce market. As part of the deal, PricewaterhouseCoopers will receive a US$30 million equity stake in Informatica ...

Report: Dot-Coms Dominate Online Toy Sales

Internet pure-play toy retailers continue to outdo their brick-and-click competitors in performance and value, according to a report issued Friday by Forrester Research ...

Report: Net Still Has Room for Small Biz

A new IDC report indicates that despite a rapid increase in the number of small American businesses climbing aboard the Internet express, a surprisingly small percentage are actually selling their products or services online ...

PricewaterhouseCoopers Bets on B2B

Professional services giant PricewaterhouseCoopers is teaming with Informatica (NASDAQ: INFA) to jointly develop, sell, and support analytic solutions for the business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce market. As part of the deal, PricewaterhouseCoopers will receive a $30 million (US$) equity stake in Informatica ...

$2.4B Merger To Form Global Internet Banking Alliance

Spanish bank Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) and Spanish ISP Terra Networks announced a $2.4 billion (US$) merger today that will create a global Internet banking group with Irish Internet-only bank First-e ...

Sears and Oracle Ink Online B2B Deal

Venerable American retailer Sears, Roebuck and Co. announced Monday that it will join with $50 billion (US$) French retailer Carrefour and software giant Oracle Corp. to form a global business-to-business (B2B) marketplace for the retail industry ...

Dutch Bank Takes Stake In Asian B2B E-Commerce

ABN Amro, the Netherlands' largest bank, announced today that it has moved into the China and Hong Kong markets by taking a 40 percent equity stake in the B2B e-commerce unit of General Electric ...

Venture Capital Firms Team With Brokerage Supergroup

Online brokers Charles Schwab, Ameritrade (Nasdaq: AMTD) and TD Waterhouse (NYSE: TWE) announced today that they will join three prominent Internet venture capital firms to open an Internet-based investment bank by early next year ...

Snap, Xoom Sign $75M Deal With Medical Site

Snap.com and Xoom.com announced today that they have signed a three-year, $75 million (US$) agreement with Healthgate Data Corp., a health and medical resource site ...

AOL Grabs Piece of Blockbuster.com

In a broad three-year alliance between two leading interactive media and entertainment companies, America Online (NYSE: AOL) will invest $30 million (US$) and take an equity stake in Viacom subsidiary Blockbuster.com ...

Autobytel Drives Off With CarSmart

Online auto retail referral site Autobytel.com(Nasdaq: ABTL) announced today that it has agreed to acquire A.I.N. Corporation, the owner of CarSmart.com, in a cash and stock deal valued at $31.8 million (US$) ...

ePhysician and Medsite Write Joint Online Prescription

ePhysician.com and Medsite.com announced today that they have teamed up to provide health care professionals with online access to thousands of medical books, journals, software and other medical supplies ...

Concentric Network Acquires UK’s Largest Independent ISP

San Jose, California-based Concentric Network Corp. (Nasdaq: CNCX), a provider of e-business services for small and medium-sized companies, took its first step into Europe Wednesday with the purchase of London-based Internet Technology Group plc (ITG). ITG is one of Britain's largest ISPs ...

Sina.com Launches Online Airline Tickets Site For Taiwan

Taiwan's political fate may still be hanging in the balance, but its e-commerce capabilities are keeping pace with the rest of Asia. Tuesday, leading Chinese language network, Sina.com, announced that it has teamed up with a Taiwanese travel agency to sell airline tickets on its Taiwan site ...

Staples Invests In Web Access For Small Business

In a concerted effort to offer e-commerce solutions to small and medium-sized businesses, office supply superstore Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced Wednesday that it has invested a total of $9.5 million (US$) in two access providers ...

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! ...

Xoom.com Acquires LiquidMarket Shopping Guide For $45 Million

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

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 ...

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? ...

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