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  • / E-Retailers

    Global Sports is acquiring Ashford.com

    Global Sports extends its services into the luxury goods section with its acquisition of Ashford.com.

    Posted 09/14/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Global Sports extends its services into the luxury goods section with its acquisition of Ashford.com.
  • / Technology

    U.S. Senate bills back Internet sales tax

    Two bills recently submitted in the U.S. Senate would provide for mandatory collection of sales tax by Internet and catalog retailers.

    Posted 01/04/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Two bills recently submitted in the U.S. Senate would provide for mandatory collection of sales tax by Internet and catalog retailers.
  • / E-Retailers

    Fashionmall.com, Inc. Q3 Revenue up 27%

    fashionmall.com Inc. reported total revenue of $1.12 million for the third quarter 2000, up 27% from the third quarter of 1999 of $889,000. Barter revenue declined both in total dollars and as a percentage of revenue with Q3 2000 barter revenue of $150,000 representing 13% of total revenue compared to $402,000 representing 45% of revenue in Q3 1999. Excluding barter, total revenue increased 101%. For the nine month period, total revenues were...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    fashionmall.com Inc. reported total revenue of $1.12 million for the third quarter 2000, up 27% from the third quarter of 1999 of $889,000. Barter revenue declined both in total dollars and as a percentage of revenue with Q3 2000 barter revenue of $150,000 representing 13% of total revenue compared…
  • Fatbrain gets fat contract

    Fatbrain.com, a wholly owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble.com, announced that the federal government has named Fatbrain.com to its General Services Administration schedule for buying books and other information resources. Under the General Services Administration Multiple Award, government employees in military and civilian agencies will be able to access Fatbrain.com's books and training materials online. In fiscal year 2000, the federal...

    Posted 01/30/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Fatbrain.com, a wholly owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble.com, announced that the federal government has named Fatbrain.com to its General Services Administration schedule for buying books and other information resources. Under the General Services Administration Multiple Award, government…
  • / Technology

    Obama picks Internet expert for top economic posts

    Austan Goolsbee, a University of Chicago economics professor, will be the staff director and chief economist of the new Economic Recovery Advisory Board. Goolsbee has also been granted one of three spots on the president’s Council of Economic Advisers.

    Posted 12/01/2008Katie EvansPost a comment

    Austan Goolsbee, a University of Chicago economics professor, will be the staff director and chief economist of the new Economic Recovery Advisory Board. Goolsbee has also been granted one of three spots on the president’s Council of Economic Advisers.
  • / Technology

    When It Comes To E-Commerce Revenues, Counties Want Their Fair Share

    The National Association of Counties, meeting in an annual conference in St. Louis this week, unanimously approved a resolution to recommend the collection of billions of dollars of sales taxes on goods sold over the Internet. The resolution urges Congress to enact legislation that would treat all sales equally, "whether the sale takes place over the counter, by phone, mail order or by the Internet." In a press release, the association estimates...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    The National Association of Counties, meeting in an annual conference in St. Louis this week, unanimously approved a resolution to recommend the collection of billions of dollars of sales taxes on goods sold over the Internet. The resolution urges Congress to enact legislation that would treat all…
  • / Technology

    Amazon hails commander in chief watchers and shoppers with a new web store

    With just over two weeks to go until President-elect Barack Obama takes office as the nation’s 44th commander in chief, Amazon has opened a niche web store on its e-commerce site that sells merchandise tied to Obama and inaugurations in general.

    Posted 01/05/2009Katie EvansPost a comment

    With just over two weeks to go until President-elect Barack Obama takes office as the nation’s 44th commander in chief, Amazon has opened a niche web store on its e-commerce site that sells merchandise tied to Obama and inaugurations in general.
  • / E-Retailers

    Barnes & Noble`s web sales grew 65% last year

    Barnes & Noble.com reported record fiscal 2000 sales of $320 million, up 65% over the prior year. Web sales now account for 10% of Barnes & Noble`s sales.

    Posted 02/22/2001Internet RetailerPost a comment

    Barnes & Noble.com reported record fiscal 2000 sales of $320 million, up 65% over the prior year. Web sales now account for 10% of Barnes & Noble`s sales.
  • / Technology

    Tell It to the Commerce Dept.

    The Clinton Administration is seeking public comments and suggestions on policies, laws or regulations that create barriers to e-commerce. "Some laws and regulations designed for the physical world may not always work in cyberspace," says Secretary of Commerce William Daley. "We need to ensure that governments do everything possible to foster this revolution in opportunity, convenience, and choice, while providing online equivalents to important...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    The Clinton Administration is seeking public comments and suggestions on policies, laws or regulations that create barriers to e-commerce. "Some laws and regulations designed for the physical world may not always work in cyberspace," says Secretary of Commerce William Daley. "We need to ensure that…
  • / E-Retailers

    BabyUniverse sales jump 46% in Q3

    For the third quarter, BabyUniverse had total sales of $5.7 million, an increase of 46.1% compared to sales of $3.9 million in the third quarter of 2004. BabyUniverse also reported a net loss of $125,275, compared to net income of $45,095 for Q3 2004.

    Posted 11/15/2005Paul DemeryPost a comment

    For the third quarter, BabyUniverse had total sales of $5.7 million, an increase of 46.1% compared to sales of $3.9 million in the third quarter of 2004. BabyUniverse also reported a net loss of $125,275, compared to net income of $45,095 for Q3 2004.

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