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  • Medline builds sales to smaller customers through e-commerce

    / B2B

    Medline builds sales to smaller customers through e-commerce

    The provider of medical supplies sees strong growth in sales to small clients among doctor’s offices and nursing homes as well as to large hospital networks through an e-commerce site that personalizes product content according to segments of buyers, the company said at an Oracle B2B conference last week.

    Posted 02/18/2014Paul DemeryPost a comment

    The provider of medical supplies sees strong growth in sales to small clients among doctor’s offices and nursing homes as well as to large hospital networks through an e-commerce site that personalizes product content according to segments of buyers, the company said at an Oracle B2B conference…
  • / E-Retailers

    Many online health information seekers just looking, not buying

    Searching for health care information is one of the top reasons people use the Internet today. But getting health information seekers to also buy health care products online is a challenge as big as the potential market, experts say.

    Posted 03/30/2007Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Searching for health care information is one of the top reasons people use the Internet today. But getting health information seekers to also buy health care products online is a challenge as big as the potential market, experts say.
  • / Technology

    Web gaining only slowly as shoppers’ choice for health care products

    Web-influenced in-store health spending will soar, outstripping online sales three to one by 2005, says Jupiter Media Metrix.

    Posted 05/03/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Web-influenced in-store health spending will soar, outstripping online sales three to one by 2005, says Jupiter Media Metrix.
  • Amazon.com is tops in customer experience, survey says

    / Technology

    Amazon.com is tops in customer experience, survey says

    Retailers, led by Amazon, took 15 of the top 20 spots in consumer experience.

    Posted 03/29/2011Allison Enright1 comments

    Retailers, led by Amazon, took 15 of the top 20 spots in consumer experience.
  • Online rogue pharmacies have large reach but small sales

    E-mail pitches from overseas pharmacies may crowd some in-boxes, but the number of U.S. takers remains relatively small. Such pharmacies target pricey prescription drugs that health insurance may not cover.

    Posted 03/14/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    E-mail pitches from overseas pharmacies may crowd some in-boxes, but the number of U.S. takers remains relatively small. Such pharmacies target pricey prescription drugs that health insurance may not cover.
  • / Marketing

    HealthPricer Interactive feeling a bit better

    HealthPricer Interactive generated commission revenue of $390,068 for its most recent fiscal year compared with $8,555 for the previous year. The comparison shopping service for health care improved its loss from the prior year.

    Posted 08/07/2007Kurt PetersPost a comment

    HealthPricer Interactive generated commission revenue of $390,068 for its most recent fiscal year compared with $8,555 for the previous year. The comparison shopping service for health care improved its loss from the prior year.
  • / Technology

    Forrester Predicts Online Pharmacy Boom

    Online pharmacy sites will use patient compliance programs to add $1.3 billion to their top lines by 2004, says a Forrester Research report. Although online demand for prescription drugs is growing, online pharmacy leaders are struggling with underdeveloped infrastructures. One reason is that many insurers limit patients to ordering drugs from a single mail-service provider to concentrate bulk-buying discounts, says Forrester. In addition,...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Online pharmacy sites will use patient compliance programs to add $1.3 billion to their top lines by 2004, says a Forrester Research report. Although online demand for prescription drugs is growing, online pharmacy leaders are struggling with underdeveloped infrastructures. One reason is that many…
  • / Technology

    Despite safety concerns, more consumers are buying from online pharmacies

    Although consumers say they’re concerned about the safety of buying drugs on the web, low price and convenience are driving an increase in traffic to online pharmacies, comScore Networks reports.

    Posted 04/06/2005Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Although consumers say they’re concerned about the safety of buying drugs on the web, low price and convenience are driving an increase in traffic to online pharmacies, comScore Networks reports.
  • / Technology

    Consumers Want Drugs Online

    Cambridge, Mass.-based Forrester Research reports that consumers are warming up to the idea of ordering prescriptions online and predicts the number of consumers ordering online will double in six months. Of the 3,000 online consumers surveyed, 5% purchased prescription drugs online in the past six months and 9% expect to make an online drug purchase in the next six months. Forrester also says online drug purchasers outnumber the 4% who buy...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Cambridge, Mass.-based Forrester Research reports that consumers are warming up to the idea of ordering prescriptions online and predicts the number of consumers ordering online will double in six months. Of the 3,000 online consumers surveyed, 5% purchased prescription drugs online in the past six…
  • Healthy, Wealthy and Wise

    Seeking health information is big; buying products has only begun.

    Posted 04/30/2007Internet RetailerPost a comment

    Seeking health information is big; buying products has only begun.

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