E-Commerce Times Acquires Former Competitor, allEC.com

The E-Commerce Times (www.ecommercetimes.com), the leading global e-commerce news portal, has announced the acquisition of allEC.com from Canadian-based V-Networks, Inc. The acquisition extends the E-Commerce Times’ brand name recognition, audience reach and revenue base.

AllEC.com is an established pioneer in the field of e-business and technology news reporting, with strong traffic and prominent placement in nearly all of the most popular search engines, including Yahoo.com, MSN.com, and Excite.com. This key positioning provides a strategic advantage for reaching new readers as they search for e-commerce news and information.

Value-Added for Readers

“We welcome allEC.com’s readers and are very pleased by the positive responses we’ve received since the acquisition,” said Richard Kern, co-founder of the E-Commerce Times. “In the near-term, we expect to announce more growth through strategic partnerships, expanded content offerings and further acquisitions. The E-Commerce Times has historically enjoyed a cash-strong position derived through revenues. This position enables us now to acquire established, as well as up-and-coming Internet properties that will add value for our readers, our advertisers and our marketing partners.”

Readers of allEC.com will now have direct access to the 24-hour-a-day news updates from the E-Commerce Times, in addition to Exclusive Features, Special Reports, Industry Analysis, Opinion Columns, Products & Services Guides, Success Stories, Newsmaker Profiles, and Job Listings.

About the E-Commerce Times

The E-Commerce Times is the Internet’s largest source of original e-commerce news and information for IT professionals and Internet business decision-makers. Content from the E-Commerce Times is syndicated both in print and online, with distribution through thousands of Web sites, worldwide. The E-Commerce Times is published by Triad Commerce Group, LLC, a privately-held media company, based in Los Angeles, California. Triad Commerce Group also produces the E-Commerce MinuteTM, the industry’s most widely distributed daily newsletter about e-commerce.

For advertising information, call toll free 1 (877) 328-5500 (U.S. and Canada) or visit http://www.ecommercetimes.com online.

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