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  • / Technology

    RichFX hires Bertelsmann exec as new CEO

    RichFX, a provider of 3D technology for web-based retailing, has named Johann Butting, former CEO of Bertelsmann’s Digital World Services, as its chief executive officer.

    Posted 01/16/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    RichFX, a provider of 3D technology for web-based retailing, has named Johann Butting, former CEO of Bertelsmann’s Digital World Services, as its chief executive officer.
  • Bertelsmann To Acquire CDNOW

    Global media giant Bertelsmann AG says that it will acquire online music destination CDNOW Inc. in an all-cash tender offer for $3.00 per share, or approximately $117 million. The transaction is expected to close during the fall of 2000. CDNOW will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann e-Commerce Group, which was established earlier this year to drive Bertelsmann's global e-content, community and commerce business. The site will...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Global media giant Bertelsmann AG says that it will acquire online music destination CDNOW Inc. in an all-cash tender offer for $3.00 per share, or approximately $117 million. The transaction is expected to close during the fall of 2000. CDNOW will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann e…
  • / Technology

    Retailers lead the way in online advertising

    Online retailers’ web-based ad impressions boomed in the past year, reaching 33.8 billion in May, up 74% from 19.4 billion in May 2001.

    Posted 06/19/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Online retailers’ web-based ad impressions boomed in the past year, reaching 33.8 billion in May, up 74% from 19.4 billion in May 2001.
  • Scholastic gets a new president of e-Scholastic, its e-commerce unit

    Children’s publisher Scholastic Corp. has named Seth D. Radwell president of e-Scholastic, its online information and e-commerce division. Radwell most recently was president of the Marketing and Editorial Group for Bookspan.

    Posted 03/14/2005Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Children’s publisher Scholastic Corp. has named Seth D. Radwell president of e-Scholastic, its online information and e-commerce division. Radwell most recently was president of the Marketing and Editorial Group for Bookspan.
  • / E-Retailers

    Napster hires music industry veteran as new CEO

    Napster has named the former executive vice president and chief administrative officer of Bertelsmann AG`s music arm, BMG Entertainment, as its new head.

    Posted 07/24/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Napster has named the former executive vice president and chief administrative officer of Bertelsmann AG`s music arm, BMG Entertainment, as its new head.
  • / E-Retailers

    Krupit Named President and CEO of CDNOW

    Signaling a clear focus on profitability vs. entrepreneurship, Bertelsmann eCommerce Group, the new parent of CDNow, has named Jason Olim, founder, president and CEO of CDNow, as chairman of CDNow and senior advisor for music strategy of Bertelsmann eCommerce Group. CDNow's chief operating officer, Michael S. Krupit, has been named president. CDNOW Inc. was merged with Bertelsmann eCommerce Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bertelsmann Inc., on...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Signaling a clear focus on profitability vs. entrepreneurship, Bertelsmann eCommerce Group, the new parent of CDNow, has named Jason Olim, founder, president and CEO of CDNow, as chairman of CDNow and senior advisor for music strategy of Bertelsmann eCommerce Group. CDNow's chief operating officer,…
  • / E-Retailers

    Kozmo recruits a new CFO from BMG

    Former BMG executive with 30 years senior management experience joins Kozmo

    Posted 03/23/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Former BMG executive with 30 years senior management experience joins Kozmo
  • / Technology

    Bertelsmann To Sell eBooks

    A HREF="http://www.bol.com">Bertelsmann Online, the media and entertainment shop of the Bertelsmann Group, is deploying Intershop Communication Inc.'s enfinity to sell electronic books online. Intershop enfinity's open architecture enabled integration with BOL's existing Web site and backoffice system. The new BOL eBook store offers 500 titles from 50 different publishers, including bestselling novels, how-to and special interest books in...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    A HREF="http://www.bol.com">Bertelsmann Online, the media and entertainment shop of the Bertelsmann Group, is deploying Intershop Communication Inc.'s enfinity to sell electronic books online. Intershop enfinity's open architecture enabled integration with BOL's existing Web site and backoffice…
  • The Napster lesson: Expect the unexpected

    In the early days of radio, recording companies feared that playing of music over the airwaves would kill record sales. But radio had the opposite effect, propelling the recording industry into a major component of the economy. Now the same thing could happen with Napster-the greatly feared yet wildly popular Internet-based music-swapping service. “Napster can be seen as more of a promotional device to get people closer to the music,” says Idil...

    Posted 01/31/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    In the early days of radio, recording companies feared that playing of music over the airwaves would kill record sales. But radio had the opposite effect, propelling the recording industry into a major component of the economy. Now the same thing could happen with Napster-the greatly feared yet…
  • / Press Release

    Audible and Bookspan Announce Online Commerce Partnership

    Audible Audiobook Download Service to Be Available To Millions of Members Of Book-Of-The-Month Club, Doubleday Book Club, Literary Guild, QPB, and Other Bookspan Properties WAYNE, N.J., & NEW YORK--Sept. 8, 2005--Audible, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBL, www.audible.com), the leading provider of digitally delivered spoken audio, and Bookspan, the premier direct marketer of general interest and specialty book clubs, today announced the launch of a cobranded,...

    Posted 09/08/2005

    Audible Audiobook Download Service to Be Available To Millions of Members Of Book-Of-The-Month Club, Doubleday Book Club, Literary Guild, QPB, and Other Bookspan Properties WAYNE, N.J., & NEW YORK--Sept. 8, 2005--Audible, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBL, www.audible.com), the leading provider of digitally…

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