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Yahoo! Makes Competing Bid for HotJobs

A bidding war for online job site HotJobs broke out when Internet portal Yahoo! said it offered US$436 million in cash and stock to buy the company, which in June agreed to be acquired by TMP Worldwide, the parent of rival firm Monster.com. Yahoo! chairman and CEO Terry Semel made the offer direc...

CMGI Narrows Loss in Q1 as Revenue Drops

Internet incubator CMGI reported narrower operating and net losses for the first quarter ended October 31st, though revenue slipped from a year earlier. "Despite a difficult economic quarter, our successful efforts to significantly reduce our operating losses and complete the necessary financial ...

Study: Online Marketplaces Look To Anticipate Needs

Online marketplaces and other exchanges that want to grow are looking beyond the initial transaction process and anticipating the needs of customers and users, said a new study from Aberdeen Group. The report said the best performing "process nets" are those that work hard to involve everyone in ...

E-tail Stocks To Watch in 2002

With most companies having gone through a rough 2001, and despite an overall caution toward e-tail from many observers, analysts have begun to draw a clearer picture of the 2002 e-commerce stock bargains -- a picture that contains some surprises. "I never thought I'd be saying this a year ago, bu...

E*Trade Raises 2002 Forecast, Shares Surge

Online financial services company E*Trade has raised its outlook for next year's income and said it will buy back 20 million of its common shares from Internet investor Softbank. The repurchase of the shares from Softbank -- for $7.28 per share -- represents a 13 percent discount from the stock's...

As Online Real Estate Struggles, Homestore.com CFO Resigns

Homestore.com, the dominant online real estate company, said that chief financial officer Joseph Shew is leaving the company for "personal reasons." The resignation occurs as online real estate continues to struggle for stability. Gartner Group research director Mike Bell told the E-Commerce Time...

Report: E-tail Should Get Ready for Non-PC Shoppers

As technology advances and American consumers find more ways to connect to the Internet, e-commerce will shift away from the personal computer and toward a range of devices, with different technologies being used for different purposes, according to a report issued by Gartner. E-tailers and techn...

Visa Lures E-Shoppers with Online Password Security

Online shoppers concerned about credit-card fraud can sign up for added security under a program introduced by Visa USA. The new "Verified by Visa" program works with participating banks to validate cardholder identity through the use of passwords during the online checkout process. Although Visa ...

Tech Stock Standouts of 2001 – If You Only Knew

Took another bath in tech stocks this year, did ya? Well, as you towel off those losses, consider this. Several tech stocks bubbled in the overall economic bath this year -- without ever bursting. While some of the winners might have been obvious choices, others are companies that you might have ...

Bloomingdale’s To Close E-Commerce Operations

Federated Department Stores said it will stop selling merchandise on its Bloomingdales.com Web site and will use the site instead as a "marketing site that supports the Bloomingdale's store brand." The change, effective February 1st, will result in the elimination of about 100 jobs and a charge o...

B2B Marketplace’s Stock Jumps 30 Percent on Improved Outlook

Shares of Internet marketplace firm FreeMarkets rose nearly 30 percent in early trading Thursday after the company, a pioneer in online reverse auctions, said that fourth-quarter business is proving stronger than expected and that results will be better than previously thought.

Report: Barriers Remain for E-Commerce in Eastern Europe

While Internet use in Central and Eastern Europe is growing fast, the required technology remains too expensive for most consumers, posing "formidable barriers" to e-commerce, according to a report released by the Yankee Group. Yankee associate consultant Graham Finnie told the E-Commerce Times t...

Analyst: Online Banks Focus on Features at Customer Expense

Banks and other financial institutions are moving so fast to roll out new online features that they are missing out on numerous opportunities to gain customers, according to an analyst who worked on a newly released study of the industry. "It's a little bit like an arms race," James Van Dyke, res...

Web Incubator CMGI Restructures Debt, Stock Slides

Internet incubator CMGI has completed the second phase of a two-part financial restructuring, and is now on its way to reaching profitability and growing again, the company said. Chief financial officer George McMillan said the newest debt retirement leaves the company free to work on strengtheni...

Raising Capital: Dos and Don’ts for Small E-Businesses

Looking to raise money for a small online business? Experts say that in today's difficult economic environment, some basic tenets for securing financial backing remain -- but other rules have changed, and it is as important as ever to be abreast of those changes. For example, Gartner Group analyst...

Reports: Holiday Shoppers Choosing Stores Over Net

Americans expect to do most of their holiday shopping in stores rather than online this year, and those who do plan to turn to the Web say that convenience will be the key reason, according to two new reports released this week. One report found that consumers who have purchased gifts online over ...

One Year Ago: eBay To License Its Technology

Internet bellwether EBay rolled out a program that will allow other firms to create their own applications based on the online auctioneer's technology. The program, known as the eBay Application Program Interface (API), will initially be available to a limited number of the company's licensed par...

Report: To Build Online Trust, Let Shoppers Take Control

To build trust and gain customer loyalty, online merchants and marketers need to let Web shoppers feel in control of the buying process, as well of the ways that personal information about them may be used, according to a report by McKinsey & Co. Just 4 percent of Internet users routinely reg...

AOL Sees E-Shopping Jump

The holiday shopping season is off to a fast start at America Online, the company said, raising hopes for a late-year revenue boost for Amazon.com and other e-tailers as well. AOL said that its members spent US$2.7 billion online in October, up 80 percent from last year. AOL director of e-commerc...

Yahoo! Expands Sponsored Searches

Popular search engine Yahoo! will trade high-profile positioning for dollars under a new agreement with Overture Services -- formerly known as GoTo. Beginning Thursday on Yahoo's main search page, Internet users will see both the company's own keyword matches, compiled by Yahoo! staffers, and the...

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