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  • The Internet Retailer Best of the Web Top 50 Retail Sites

    The difference between most web stores and this year’s Internet Retailer Top 50 best e-commerce sites is like the difference between a 2003 Ford Taurus and a 2007 Cadillac DTS—both do what they’re supposed to do, but the latter do it more effectively and in a manner more appealing and exciting to customers.

    Posted 11/29/2006Internet RetailerPost a comment

    The difference between most web stores and this year’s Internet Retailer Top 50 best e-commerce sites is like the difference between a 2003 Ford Taurus and a 2007 Cadillac DTS—both do what they’re supposed to do, but the latter do it more effectively and in a manner more appealing and…
  • PC Data’s top 10 sites

    PC Data’s top 10 most visited web sites for the week ending Feb. 24.

    Posted 02/27/2001Internet RetailerPost a comment

    PC Data’s top 10 most visited web sites for the week ending Feb. 24.
  • / Technology

    Egghead and Ticketmaster top list of web site failures the week before Christmas

    Many of the top e-commerce web sites couldn't process orders for more than 30 minutes a day the week before Christmas, according to a study by WatchDog247.com, a national web site monitoring company. "Our estimate is that Egghead.com lost more than $1 million of revenue during the last week of the peak holiday season because buyers couldn't access their web site," says Markus Allen, president of WatchDog247.com. WatchDog247.com monitored 20...

    Posted 01/30/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Many of the top e-commerce web sites couldn't process orders for more than 30 minutes a day the week before Christmas, according to a study by WatchDog247.com, a national web site monitoring company. "Our estimate is that Egghead.com lost more than $1 million of revenue during the last week of the…
  • / Technology

    The Numbers Keep Showing That Online Shopping Is Catching On

    Actual buying online is growing at a faster clip than online window-shopping, according to the latest Greenfield Online Digital Consumerú Shopping Index, a national benchmarking study that samples 2,400 online Americans on a quarterly basis. Nearly three-fourths of people on the Internet today have made purchases, and more than half have done so at least three times. Participation in online auctions has grown by nearly 10 percentage points since...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Actual buying online is growing at a faster clip than online window-shopping, according to the latest Greenfield Online Digital Consumerú Shopping Index, a national benchmarking study that samples 2,400 online Americans on a quarterly basis. Nearly three-fourths of people on the Internet today…
  • / Technology

    Cheaper, Quicker & Easier Returns

    Few shoppers actually return items purchased from online sites, and those that do are not so dissatisfied with the return process that it adversely affects future shopping behavior with that specific retailer, says a recent survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers, Columbus, Ohio. Many more, however, would make a return, but are turned off by the expense and hassle of the process. To enhance customer satisfaction with the return process, online retailers...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Few shoppers actually return items purchased from online sites, and those that do are not so dissatisfied with the return process that it adversely affects future shopping behavior with that specific retailer, says a recent survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers, Columbus, Ohio. Many more, however, would…

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    Brick-and-Mortar Performs Well Among Web Retail Sites

    Prominent name brands and brick-and-mortar sites demonstrated renewed online strength in the middle of a summer slowdown in online retail in July, according to PC Data Online's Top 20 Online Retail Report. Jcpenney.com, Sears.com, Spiegel.com, Bestbuy.com and Staples.com advanced in the July purchase rankings, though nearly all had slight declines in the numbers of unique buyers, says the Reston, Va.-based research firm. Jcpenney.com with 218,000...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Prominent name brands and brick-and-mortar sites demonstrated renewed online strength in the middle of a summer slowdown in online retail in July, according to PC Data Online's Top 20 Online Retail Report. Jcpenney.com, Sears.com, Spiegel.com, Bestbuy.com and Staples.com advanced in the July…
  • / Technology

    Amazon Tops in Popularity, But Not in Average Sale

    Holiday shoppers gave Amazon.com the prize for favorite site in a new national survey. But electronics giant Best Buy racked up the highest average sales. The survey, by accounting firm Ernst & Young, New York, also found that more than a quarter of Americans made an online purchase during the holidays. And contrary to earlier polls, women outpaced men 56% to 44% in online holiday shopping. Sites most often visited by Internet shoppers remain...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Holiday shoppers gave Amazon.com the prize for favorite site in a new national survey. But electronics giant Best Buy racked up the highest average sales. The survey, by accounting firm Ernst & Young, New York, also found that more than a quarter of Americans made an online purchase during the…
  • No Fallout: Veteran online shoppers are spending more

    The negative news about e-retailers is not scaring away shoppers, says the latest e.commerce-Pulse survey from Harris Internactive. In fact, those who shop online are more comfortable than ever. Harris’s evidence: Online shoppers in the second quarter continued their trend of shopping and buying more online rather than shopping online and buying offline. In some categories, online purchasing far outstrips offline. For instance, online buyers of...

    Posted 12/26/2000Don DavisPost a comment

    The negative news about e-retailers is not scaring away shoppers, says the latest e.commerce-Pulse survey from Harris Internactive. In fact, those who shop online are more comfortable than ever. Harris’s evidence: Online shoppers in the second quarter continued their trend of shopping and buying…

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