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One Year Ago: Australia Still E-Commerce Gold Mine

Despite the fact that Australia boasts one of the highest online penetration rates in the world, a study released by Jupiter Research shows that marketers, advertisers and e-commerce firms have yet to capitalize on the country's Internet revenue opportunities.

DoubleClick Says Deal Will Create European Media Giant

Embattled e-marketer DoubleClick is giving up ownership of its European media operations, and teaming with a German partner to run them as it shoots for profitability next year. The companies said the deal will create an independent online media entity in Europe that may eventually reach more tha...

Amazon Invests in Internet Mall for Catalogs

Amazon.com took another step toward broadening its offerings when it announced a US$5 million investment in Altura International, which operates the CatalogCity.com Web site. CatalogCity describes itself as an "online mall for catalog shoppers," and features Internet access to mail-order kings l...

E*Trade Enters Promising German Market

Online banking and brokerage company E*Trade is bringing its services to the largest market in Europe, with the launch of an online investing site aimed at German consumers. A July study by Jupiter Media Metrix singled out Germany as the place to be for Internet-based financial companies, saying ...

Do All Roads Lead to EBay?

While EBay remains first and foremost an auctioneer, its fixed-price push is helping the company solidify its position as an open, online marketplace -- while at the same time positioning it for a challenge to Amazon.com in the third-party e-tail market. Forrester analyst Carrie Johnson told the ...

Study: E-Commerce Will Thrive Despite Recession

E-commerce will grow "whether the economic recovery is around the corner or a couple years off," according to a study released by Forrester Research. Forrester said that e-commerce will continue to thrive because most Web buyers are in high-income jobs not affected by the weak economy.

Survey: Fear Isn’t Driving Shoppers to Internet

Contrary to speculation immediately following the September 11th terrorist attacks, fear of further violence is not keeping American shoppers out of stores, according to a survey released Monday by Goldman Sachs, Harris Interactive and Nielsen//NetRatings. That spells more bad news for e-tailers,...

Priceline Tops Its Lowered Q3 Forecast

Name-your-price e-tailer Priceline.com reported third-quarter results Thursday that came in just above expectations, which had been lowered to reflect a falloff in travel after the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States. Priceline said income before payroll taxes, amortization of c...

Priceline Tops Its Lowered Q3 Forecast

Name-your-price e-tailer Priceline.com reported third-quarter results Thursday that came in just above expectations, which had been lowered to reflect a falloff in travel after the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States. Priceline said income before payroll taxes, amortization of c...

Priceline Tops Its Lowered Q3 Forecast

Name-your-price e-tailer Priceline.com reported third-quarter results Thursday that came in just above expectations, which had been lowered to reflect a falloff in travel after the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States. Priceline said income before payroll taxes, amortization of c...

One Year Ago: Report: Pure-Plays Still E-Commerce Champs

Traditional retailers Wal-Mart Corp. (NYSE: WMT) and Target (NYSE: TGT), which have beefed up their Web sites ahead of the holiday shopping season, are still not likely to pose a "significant threat" to pure-play e-tailers this year, according to a report issued by Goldman Sachs analyst Anthony N...

Hotwire Says Sales Are Back to Pre-Attack Levels

Discount online travel company Hotwire said Wednesday that sales and daily transactions have returned to the levels seen before the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States. Almost 1 million new users have registered with the year-old site since September 11th, "demonstrating the com...

Survey: Online Shoppers Want Convenience More Than Low Prices

Consumers who shop on the Net prefer e-tailers that make buying online convenient over those that offer low prices, according to a survey released Wednesday by Internet research firm Gartner (NYSE: IT). The survey, conducted by Gartner's G2 division, found that 81 percent of online shoppers said th...

EBay Repeats Long-Range Targets, But Investors Edgy About 2002

Auction powerhouse EBay on Monday repeated its goal, set one year ago, of reaching US$3 billion in revenue by 2005, saying growth in all its businesses remains strong. However, the company disappointed some analysts and investors by predicting that 2002 revenue will total $1.05 billion to $1.1 bi...

One Year Ago: U.S. Bullish on B2B

Commenting on a Federal Trade Commission report issued Thursday, chairman Robert Pitofsky said business-to-business (B2B) marketplaces offer "great promise" in terms of cutting costs, better organizing business processes, and improving competition. While stating that B2B exchanges do not as a ru...

Homestore To Cut 700 Jobs, Restructure

Homestore.com (Nasdaq: HOMS), the No. 1 online real-estate company, said it will cut as many as 700 jobs, or about 20 percent of its workforce, as it trims costs and reorganizes its operations. The Westlake Village, California-based e-business, which works with the National Association of Realtor...

Web Travel Stocks Tumble on Threat to Commissions

Continental Airlines said Wednesday it will no longer pay commissions on travel booked over the Internet, sending shares of online travel companies lower amid speculation that other airlines will follow suit. At Prudential Securities, analyst Mark Rowen downgraded Expedia and Travelocity, citing ...

Report: Movement Grows To Consolidate Online Bank Accounts

Almost half of U.S. consumers who bank online would have no problem consolidating their accounts at a single institution, though others continue to have concerns about using one bank only, according to a report released Wednesday by Jupiter Media Metrix. The trend toward single-source banking is ...

I-Marketing Interview: PeopleSoft

Software maker PeopleSoft, which amid the struggling economy reported earnings of US$50 million for the third quarter of 2001, embraces online marketing as part of its overall advertising strategy. In a recent interview, chief marketing officer Nanci Caldwell told the E-Commerce Times that the We...

Expedia Beats Street Handily in Quarter

Expedia said late Monday that business recovered from the September 11th terrorist attacks faster than initially predicted, with the online travel company posting better-than-expected results for its fiscal first quarter of 2002, including earnings (before non-cash items and expenses) of US$15.1 ...

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