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  • / Technology

    Holiday e-shopping is already 2 weeks under way, Nielsen and Hitwise report

    Nielsen/NetRatings reports that visits to shopping sites increased 60% the week ending Nov. 14 over the prior week. Hitwise says shopping sites accounted for 9.27% of all Internet visits last Saturday, up from 8.37% and 8.02% for the previous two weeks.

    Posted 11/23/2004Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Nielsen/NetRatings reports that visits to shopping sites increased 60% the week ending Nov. 14 over the prior week. Hitwise says shopping sites accounted for 9.27% of all Internet visits last Saturday, up from 8.37% and 8.02% for the previous two weeks.
  • / Marketing

    Content site About.com partners with PriceGrabber.com

    About.com, a content site with more than 20 million monthly visitors for information ranging from retail goods to travel and education, is expanding online shopping opportunities through deals with PriceGrabber.com and other yet-to-be-named partners.

    Posted 12/21/2004Kurt PetersPost a comment

    About.com, a content site with more than 20 million monthly visitors for information ranging from retail goods to travel and education, is expanding online shopping opportunities through deals with PriceGrabber.com and other yet-to-be-named partners.
  • / E-Retailers

    BuilderDepot gets a new CEO

    Steve V. Petracca has been appointed president and CEO of San Diego-based BuilderDepot Inc., an online seller of home improvement and building supply products.

    Posted 04/25/2003Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Steve V. Petracca has been appointed president and CEO of San Diego-based BuilderDepot Inc., an online seller of home improvement and building supply products.
  • Become.com to use new funding to develop price comparison shopping engine

    Become.com expects to add price comparison service to its reviews, buying advice and articles this summer. The new shopping search engine has experienced 100% growth since going live in February.

    Posted 06/01/2005Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Become.com expects to add price comparison service to its reviews, buying advice and articles this summer. The new shopping search engine has experienced 100% growth since going live in February.
  • / Technology

    Comparison shopping web sites spur Mother’s Day buying, study says

    Nearly 13 million unique visitors logged onto retail comparison shopping sites for the week ended May 2, up 8% from about 12 million the prior week, as Mother’s Day shoppers took to online directories and guides, Nielsen/NetRatings reports.

    Posted 05/10/2004Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Nearly 13 million unique visitors logged onto retail comparison shopping sites for the week ended May 2, up 8% from about 12 million the prior week, as Mother’s Day shoppers took to online directories and guides, Nielsen/NetRatings reports.
  • / Marketing

    Become.com targets Yahoo’s dominance in Japan

    Search and comparison shopping site Become.com is partnering with Japan’s Transcosmos Corp., a provider of outsourced Internet information services, to compete with Yahoo and Google for Japan’s 70 million Internet users.

    Posted 10/04/2005Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Search and comparison shopping site Become.com is partnering with Japan’s Transcosmos Corp., a provider of outsourced Internet information services, to compete with Yahoo and Google for Japan’s 70 million Internet users.
  • / Technology

    Simon Says: Buy Me

    CNET, publisher of News.com, announced plans to acquire mySimon, a Web-based comparison shopping service, for about $700 million in stock. San Francisco-based CNET says the addition of mySimon will expand its online shopping services to 250 product categories and more than 2,600 online merchants and advertisers. Reflecting its move into news business lines, the company also will change its name to CNET Networks. The transaction is expected to...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    CNET, publisher of News.com, announced plans to acquire mySimon, a Web-based comparison shopping service, for about $700 million in stock. San Francisco-based CNET says the addition of mySimon will expand its online shopping services to 250 product categories and more than 2,600 online merchants…
  • / Technology

    Britannica References mySimon

    mySimon inc., an online comparison shopping site, has formed a partnership with Britannica.com, that enables those searching Britannica.com's free reference site to link to Santa Clara, Calif.-based mySimon's shopping pages for products related too what they are looking up. For instance, the company says, when someone types in the search term "computers," Britannica.com will not only deliver the historical and technological information and news,...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    mySimon inc., an online comparison shopping site, has formed a partnership with Britannica.com, that enables those searching Britannica.com's free reference site to link to Santa Clara, Calif.-based mySimon's shopping pages for products related too what they are looking up. For instance, the…
  • / Technology

    Comparison buying sites attract wealthier male shoppers, Media Metrix says

    In November, 23.6 million shoppers--27% of the 88 million who went to retail sites--visited shopping comparison sites, Media Metrix says.

    Posted 12/23/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    In November, 23.6 million shoppers--27% of the 88 million who went to retail sites--visited shopping comparison sites, Media Metrix says.
  • / Technology

    mySimon Says, GoShopping

    Internet consumer credit issuer NextCard and online independent comparison shopping service mySimon inc. have launched a cobranded price comparison shopping site for NextCard's GoShopping! service. The enhancements offered by mySimon will enable NextCard GoShopping! customers to search for the lowest price available from more than 2,400 of the most popular merchants on the Internet, the companies say. GoShopping!, launched in September 1998, is...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Internet consumer credit issuer NextCard and online independent comparison shopping service mySimon inc. have launched a cobranded price comparison shopping site for NextCard's GoShopping! service. The enhancements offered by mySimon will enable NextCard GoShopping! customers to search for the…

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