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  • / Technology

    RetailTech magazine shuts down

    RetailTech magazine has ceased operations and laid off its staff.

    Posted 10/16/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    RetailTech magazine has ceased operations and laid off its staff.

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  • Cutting costs isn't working, says a new study

    Conventional dot-com wisdom today says cut, cut, cut to become profitable, but the strategy isn't working, according to a study released today by Getzler & Co. Inc., a New York-based turnaround firm. Instead, cost-cutting has resulted in significantly lower growth rates which could further undermine companies' already depressed valuations. In a study of 213 technology and dot-com firms, Getzler & Co. identified 57 companies that had implemented...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Conventional dot-com wisdom today says cut, cut, cut to become profitable, but the strategy isn't working, according to a study released today by Getzler & Co. Inc., a New York-based turnaround firm. Instead, cost-cutting has resulted in significantly lower growth rates which could further…
  • / Technology

    E-retailers discuss how to make the best of a bad economy

    The days ahead will be bleak, and retailers must watch their cash flow, executives at the NetLeaders Forum concluded. In the meantime, retailers should focus on giving customers the information they need.

    Posted 10/07/2008Katie EvansPost a comment

    The days ahead will be bleak, and retailers must watch their cash flow, executives at the NetLeaders Forum concluded. In the meantime, retailers should focus on giving customers the information they need.
  • / Technology

    Dot-com deaths eased in July, says Webmergers

    The death of Internet companies slowed in July to 32, its lowest level since September, reports Webmergers.com.

    Posted 08/06/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    The death of Internet companies slowed in July to 32, its lowest level since September, reports Webmergers.com.
  • / Marketing

    Despite dot-com jitters, European web commerce will grow steadily, says IDC

    The number of European users of the Internet will double from 117 million now to 233 million by the end of 2004, says a new report from IDC.

    Posted 05/04/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    The number of European users of the Internet will double from 117 million now to 233 million by the end of 2004, says a new report from IDC.
  • / E-Retailers

    Cornerstone Brands helps IAC/Interactive’s Q3 web sales jump 130%

    Third quarter web sales at IAC/Interactive Corp. leaped 130% to $149.5 million from $65 million from the prior year due in large part to the acquisition of Cornerstone Brands. Overall the web accounts for 23% of all sales compared to 15% in Q3 2004.

    Posted 11/09/2005Mark BrohanPost a comment

    Third quarter web sales at IAC/Interactive Corp. leaped 130% to $149.5 million from $65 million from the prior year due in large part to the acquisition of Cornerstone Brands. Overall the web accounts for 23% of all sales compared to 15% in Q3 2004.
  • TV Time

    In spite of a year of big-spending dot-coms dropping like flies, the airwaves are again alive with the buz of shopping online. Flooz.com Inc., creator of online gift currency, kicked off its holiday season ad campaign over the weekend. The campaign features Flooz partner Whoopi Goldberg. Flooz is taking aim at more than the b2c customer with its ads. "The number of corporate sale leads and merchant inquiries that have resulted from our branding...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    In spite of a year of big-spending dot-coms dropping like flies, the airwaves are again alive with the buz of shopping online. Flooz.com Inc., creator of online gift currency, kicked off its holiday season ad campaign over the weekend. The campaign features Flooz partner Whoopi Goldberg. Flooz is…
  • / E-Retailers

    No surprise here: Dot-com closings accelerate

    A new study by Webmergers reports that 21 dot-com companies have closed in the first half of November, nearly as many as in all of October. Since the beginning of the year, 130 have shut their doors, 100 of which were in the b2c market. Nearly 8,000 people have lost jobs as a result. Webmergers believes the largest reasons for the shutdowns are: an unsustainable business model, companies waiting too long to find additional funding or to try to...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    A new study by Webmergers reports that 21 dot-com companies have closed in the first half of November, nearly as many as in all of October. Since the beginning of the year, 130 have shut their doors, 100 of which were in the b2c market. Nearly 8,000 people have lost jobs as a result. Webmergers…
  • Super Bowl ads can be prime-time blunder

    With more than 130 million television viewers, the Super Bowl attracts a lot of businesses willing to pay millions for commercial spots. Despite the large audience, advertising during the Super Bowl doesn't always make good business sense. "Ask all the dot-com companies that went belly-up just how useful their expenditures were on last year's Super Bowl ads," says Marvin Goldberg, professor of marketing in Penn State's Smeal College of Business...

    Posted 01/30/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    With more than 130 million television viewers, the Super Bowl attracts a lot of businesses willing to pay millions for commercial spots. Despite the large audience, advertising during the Super Bowl doesn't always make good business sense. "Ask all the dot-com companies that went belly-up just how…
  • / E-Retailers

    Infotopia reports $7 million in web sales for year

    Web sales at Infotopia Inc., a direct and online retailer of health and fitness products, for fiscal year 2001 reached $7 million, accounting for about 14% of all sales. The company plans to beef up its web-based marketing.

    Posted 06/08/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Web sales at Infotopia Inc., a direct and online retailer of health and fitness products, for fiscal year 2001 reached $7 million, accounting for about 14% of all sales. The company plans to beef up its web-based marketing.

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