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  • / Technology

    FTC leaves gray areas in new guidelines on blog marketing, lawyer says

    The Federal Trade Commission’s new guidelines on endorsements and testimonials leave gray areas open to interpretation regarding product commentary by bloggers and social network users, warns a former FTC staff attorney.

    Posted 10/09/2009Katie EvansPost a comment

    The Federal Trade Commission’s new guidelines on endorsements and testimonials leave gray areas open to interpretation regarding product commentary by bloggers and social network users, warns a former FTC staff attorney.
  • Not So Fast

    Delayed gratification is the rule when it comes to recognizing revenue from an online sale.

    Posted 05/30/2008Internet RetailerPost a comment

    Delayed gratification is the rule when it comes to recognizing revenue from an online sale.
  • / Technology

    FTC seeks comments on principles for self regulation of behavioral ads

    The Federal Trade Commission is seeking comment on proposed privacy principles to guide self regulation of online behavioral advertising, noting that the practice is largely invisible and unknown to consumers.

    Posted 01/31/2008Paul DemeryPost a comment

    The Federal Trade Commission is seeking comment on proposed privacy principles to guide self regulation of online behavioral advertising, noting that the practice is largely invisible and unknown to consumers.
  • / E-Retailers

    Children’s Place CEO steps down following internal investigation

    The board of directors of the multi-channel retailer requested the resignation of Ezra Dabah following a review that concluded he had not complied with company rules regarding securities trades. Board member Chuck Crovitz will serve as interim CEO.

    Posted 10/01/2007Don DavisPost a comment

    The board of directors of the multi-channel retailer requested the resignation of Ezra Dabah following a review that concluded he had not complied with company rules regarding securities trades. Board member Chuck Crovitz will serve as interim CEO.
  • / E-Retailers

    George Granoff replaces Joe McGuire as Tweeter CEO

    The other shoe dropped last week for Tweeter Home Entertainment when George Granoff was named CEO, replacing Joe McGuire. The announcement capped a week that saw half of the company’s 160-member corporate staff laid off.

    Posted 08/27/2007Don DavisPost a comment

    The other shoe dropped last week for Tweeter Home Entertainment when George Granoff was named CEO, replacing Joe McGuire. The announcement capped a week that saw half of the company’s 160-member corporate staff laid off.
  • / E-Retailers

    Tweeter assets sold for $38 million in cash and debt

    Tweeter Home Entertainment Group accepted a bid from Schultze Asset Management for the sale of the bankrupt electronics retailer’s assets. The offer was for $38 million in cash and the assumption of debt.

    Posted 07/18/2007Mark BrohanPost a comment

    Tweeter Home Entertainment Group accepted a bid from Schultze Asset Management for the sale of the bankrupt electronics retailer’s assets. The offer was for $38 million in cash and the assumption of debt.
  • / Technology

    Consumer groups ask FTC to probe online tracking and analytics practices

    Two consumer groups are asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate what they call “invasive and deceptive” online advertising practices, including web analytics, user tracking and behavioral targeting.

    Posted 11/03/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Two consumer groups are asking the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate what they call “invasive and deceptive” online advertising practices, including web analytics, user tracking and behavioral targeting.
  • / Press Release

    Commerce Planet`s `Buydiscount` Accelerates Growth

    GOLETA, Calif., Aug 28, 2006 -- Commerce Planet, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CPNE) today announced initial results of its launch of `Buydiscount` through its Consumer Loyalty Group (CLG) subsidiary. Buydiscount is a leading high volume consumer-direct discount club, which offers a broad selection of top name brands at discounted prices. Commerce Planet CEO Michael Hill stated, "Buydiscount was launched as a stand alone product on July 28 and in...

    Posted 09/05/2006

    GOLETA, Calif., Aug 28, 2006 -- Commerce Planet, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CPNE) today announced initial results of its launch of `Buydiscount` through its Consumer Loyalty Group (CLG) subsidiary. Buydiscount is a leading high volume consumer-direct discount club, which offers a broad selection of…
  • / Technology

    Judge halts company’s anti-spyware claims

    A U.S. District Court in Texas has barred a company from making deceptive claims about its anti-spyware program.

    Posted 06/29/2005Paul DemeryPost a comment

    A U.S. District Court in Texas has barred a company from making deceptive claims about its anti-spyware program.
  • / Press Release

    Protocall Software Solution Now Installed at 25 CompUSA Stores

    COMMACK, N.Y., Feb. 17 -- Protocall Technologies Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PCLI) announced yesterday that its unique SoftwareToGo kiosk delivery system has now been installed at 25 CompUSA locations in 3 major market regions. The news was included in an announcement by the company yesterday of an additional software distribution agreement with Executive Software, a company that is a dominant player in software solutions for the disk...

    Posted 02/23/2005

    COMMACK, N.Y., Feb. 17 -- Protocall Technologies Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PCLI) announced yesterday that its unique SoftwareToGo kiosk delivery system has now been installed at 25 CompUSA locations in 3 major market regions. The news was included in an announcement by the company yesterday of an…

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