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  • Improving E-Retailing Profits With E-mmediate Delivery

    To hear Joe Park tell it, the highly publicized profit problems of some dot-com retailers can be solved by going ãthe last mileä for convenience-first web shoppers: delivering merchandise on the same day itâs purchased on the web, even within the hour. That was the message Park, the youthful founder of Kozmo.com, delivered to 600 attendees at E-Tail 2000 who gathered in New York Monday to hear presentations from some of the most prominent players...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    To hear Joe Park tell it, the highly publicized profit problems of some dot-com retailers can be solved by going ãthe last mileä for convenience-first web shoppers: delivering merchandise on the same day itâs purchased on the web, even within the hour. That was the message Park, the youthful…
  • Evolution, not revolution likely to broaden delivery options for consumers

    At newly-branded UPS Stores, consumers already get consistently low UPS pricing on shipping. Broader package pick-up options for customers not home to receive their packages are under review.

    Posted 05/29/2003Kurt PetersPost a comment

    At newly-branded UPS Stores, consumers already get consistently low UPS pricing on shipping. Broader package pick-up options for customers not home to receive their packages are under review.
  • / E-Retailers

    Kozmo ceases operations

    Kozmo shut down its web site today and laid off 1,100. Pressures for profitability brought about the end.

    Posted 04/12/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Kozmo shut down its web site today and laid off 1,100. Pressures for profitability brought about the end.
  • Moving Up At Kozmo.com

    Kozmo.com, which promises to deliver Internet-ordered goods in less than an hour, has announced today that founder Joseph Park has named CFO Gerry Burdo as president and acting CEO. Park was CEO of the since the company formed in 1997 and will become chairman of the board. Co-founder and President Yong Kang is also stepping down. Kang will be involved with strategic planning for Kozmo.com, but not day-to-day operations. Park, who expanded...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Kozmo.com, which promises to deliver Internet-ordered goods in less than an hour, has announced today that founder Joseph Park has named CFO Gerry Burdo as president and acting CEO. Park was CEO of the since the company formed in 1997 and will become chairman of the board. Co-founder and President…
  • / E-Retailers

    WebVan CEO George Shaheen resigns

    After WebVan’s poor results, released in its annual report released earlier this month, George T. Shaheen has resigned, saying “a different kind of executive is needed to lead the company.

    Posted 04/16/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    After WebVan’s poor results, released in its annual report released earlier this month, George T. Shaheen has resigned, saying “a different kind of executive is needed to lead the company.
  • / Technology

    Kozmo tells customers to ante up

    Kozmo.com introduced a twist to its under-an-hour delivery model-a fee. The company that touted free delivery began charging $1.99 for all orders under $30 on Dec. 1. Orders more than $30 are still free. Kozmo's spokeswoman says the fee was put in place to offset the companyÕs expanded product offering and service area Some Kozmo critics have boasted of ordering a single can of soda a day or a box of candy to hasten its demise and prove the model...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Kozmo.com introduced a twist to its under-an-hour delivery model-a fee. The company that touted free delivery began charging $1.99 for all orders under $30 on Dec. 1. Orders more than $30 are still free. Kozmo's spokeswoman says the fee was put in place to offset the companyÕs expanded product…
  • / E-Retailers

    Amazon Cash Speeds Delivery Firm

    Amazon.com is among several investors reportedly infusing Internet delivery service Kozmo.com with $100 million or more in expansion funds. The company delivers movies, snacks and other items purchased online, often by bicycle mesenger. Kozmo began expanding its operations outside the New York City market seven months ago. It has since branched out to Boston, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C., and plans to enter 21 additional cities. At...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Amazon.com is among several investors reportedly infusing Internet delivery service Kozmo.com with $100 million or more in expansion funds. The company delivers movies, snacks and other items purchased online, often by bicycle mesenger. Kozmo began expanding its operations outside the New York City…
  • / E-Retailers

    Kozmo recruits a new CFO from BMG

    Former BMG executive with 30 years senior management experience joins Kozmo

    Posted 03/23/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Former BMG executive with 30 years senior management experience joins Kozmo
  • / Technology

    Kozmo.com Delivers Pink Slips

    New York City-based quick-delivery Internet service Kozmo.com has laid off 275 employees because it upgraded a computer software system that helps route delivery orders more efficiently, according to industry reports. The company made the staff cuts in New York and Los Angeles, its two largest markets. Kozmo.com reduced the number of distribution centers in Los Angeles from five to three. In New York there still will be four distribution centers...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    New York City-based quick-delivery Internet service Kozmo.com has laid off 275 employees because it upgraded a computer software system that helps route delivery orders more efficiently, according to industry reports. The company made the staff cuts in New York and Los Angeles, its two largest…
  • / Technology

    RadioShack hires a dotcom veteran to oversee its Canadian launch

    Andrew Resnick, a former senior vice president of marketing for Kozmo.com, will oversee all operations for RadioShack Canada Co., including the web.

    Posted 09/28/2005Mark BrohanPost a comment

    Andrew Resnick, a former senior vice president of marketing for Kozmo.com, will oversee all operations for RadioShack Canada Co., including the web.

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