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  • / E-Retailers

    With buyers willing to pay shipping, DrsFosterSmith.com will sell pet food

    The Internet has changed enough that Drs. Foster & Smith believes consumers understand shipping well enough to be willing to pay a surcharge for the convenience of having 40-pound bags of dog food delivered to their doorsteps.

    Posted 10/07/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    The Internet has changed enough that Drs. Foster & Smith believes consumers understand shipping well enough to be willing to pay a surcharge for the convenience of having 40-pound bags of dog food delivered to their doorsteps.

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  • / E-Retailers

    Pet Stores Sock It To The Wild Web

    Online pet stores have shown dramatic increases in numbers of shoppers over the past weeks with advertisers from last Sunday's Super Bowl registering a substantial boost in traffic, says Internet research firm PC Data, Reston, Va. The competitiveness of the online pets business and the resulting heavy advertising campaigns have enhanced the awareness of pets shopping online, it says. The pets.com Super Bowl Sunday traffic grew by more than 220%...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Online pet stores have shown dramatic increases in numbers of shoppers over the past weeks with advertisers from last Sunday's Super Bowl registering a substantial boost in traffic, says Internet research firm PC Data, Reston, Va. The competitiveness of the online pets business and the resulting…
  • / E-Retailers

    How Much Is That Merger in the Petstore.com Window?

    E-retail's long-forecast category-by-category consolidation continued today with the announcement that Pets.com will acquire Petstore.com. In connection with the transaction, Pets.com will receive a $3 million cash investment and will issue about 5.8 million shares of its common stock and approximately 850,000 shares of a redeemable non-voting, non-convertible series A preferred stock. Subtracting the $3 million investment from Petstore...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    E-retail's long-forecast category-by-category consolidation continued today with the announcement that Pets.com will acquire Petstore.com. In connection with the transaction, Pets.com will receive a $3 million cash investment and will issue about 5.8 million shares of its common stock and…
  • CDNow Passes Amazon in Feb. Buyers

    CDNow edged out Amazon in February, logging a 28% spike in traffic and more than 1 million unique buyers, according to PCData Online, Reston, Va.. Amazon, which has held the top spot since PC Data began tracking Internet buying last June, had 984,000 unique buyers last month, falling below 1 million for the first time since August 1999. At the same time, amazon.com had considerably more February traffic than CDNow, recording 13.2 million unique...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    CDNow edged out Amazon in February, logging a 28% spike in traffic and more than 1 million unique buyers, according to PCData Online, Reston, Va.. Amazon, which has held the top spot since PC Data began tracking Internet buying last June, had 984,000 unique buyers last month, falling below 1…
  • / Technology

    Walmart.com barks up the pets supply tree

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. today launched a pet supplies department at Walmart.com. It will focus on supplies for dogs, cats, fish and small animals. The company says the online assortment will exceed the assortment in Wal-Mart stores.

    Posted 03/31/2005Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. today launched a pet supplies department at Walmart.com. It will focus on supplies for dogs, cats, fish and small animals. The company says the online assortment will exceed the assortment in Wal-Mart stores.
  • Online rebater rolls

    Ebates.com, a shopping portal that gives consumers up to 25% cash back on purchases from various sites, reports it has more than doubled its merchant base. The San Francisco company says it has signed up more than 200 e-merchants in 17 categories. Retailers new to the site include TowerRecords.com, FrenchToast.com, pets.com, FlowerFarm.com and furniture.com. Brooks Brothers, Amazing Baskets, Planet Outdoors, MotorcycleUSA, Golf Shop 2000, Prime...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Ebates.com, a shopping portal that gives consumers up to 25% cash back on purchases from various sites, reports it has more than doubled its merchant base. The San Francisco company says it has signed up more than 200 e-merchants in 17 categories. Retailers new to the site include TowerRecords.com,…
  • / E-Retailers

    Pets.com Barks Up IPO Tree

    Online pet-supply retailer (www.pets.com) Pets.com says it aims to raise as much as $100 million in an initial public offering. The company plans to use the proceeds for operating losses, working capital, capital expenditures and general corporate expenses, including brand-building. Since opening in February, the company had $619,000 in revenue through Sept. 30, with net losses of nearly $19.4 million. The retailer recently announced plans to...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Online pet-supply retailer (www.pets.com) Pets.com says it aims to raise as much as $100 million in an initial public offering. The company plans to use the proceeds for operating losses, working capital, capital expenditures and general corporate expenses, including brand-building. Since opening…
  • Beenz Sez

    ,Beenz.com creator of beenz web currency, has doubled the number of merchants participating in its two-month-old beenzBack shopping program. Barnes & Noble.com, EddieBauer.com, Pets.com, MarthaStewart.com, Garden.com and HammacherSchlemmer.com are joining more than 100 web sites offering consumers beenz for shopping online. Under the beenzBack program, beenz members earn up to 40 beenz for every dollar they spend online by simply accessing...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    ,Beenz.com creator of beenz web currency, has doubled the number of merchants participating in its two-month-old beenzBack shopping program. Barnes & Noble.com, EddieBauer.com, Pets.com, MarthaStewart.com, Garden.com and HammacherSchlemmer.com are joining more than 100 web sites offering consumers…
  • / Technology

    Neeps launches nine new e-commerce, pet-related sites

    Neeps Inc., which operates a number of e-commerce web site related to pets and pet supplies and accessories, has launched nine more niche or micro-sites. Neeps also re-introduced a brand it acquired in 2005, HealthyPetStore.com.

    Posted 09/19/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Neeps Inc., which operates a number of e-commerce web site related to pets and pet supplies and accessories, has launched nine more niche or micro-sites. Neeps also re-introduced a brand it acquired in 2005, HealthyPetStore.com.
  • Online pet stores: It`s a dog-eat-dog world

    Last year Americans spent upwards of $23 billion on their faithful furred, feathered and finned friends. That’s a lot of Scooby snacks, to be sure, but very little of that spending has translated to the world of e-commerce. But combine the seemingly insatiable demand for pet products and services with an online marketplace growing by leaps and bounds, and it’s not surprising that the Internet big dogs are making early strides to mark their...

    Posted 12/26/2000Don DavisPost a comment

    Last year Americans spent upwards of $23 billion on their faithful furred, feathered and finned friends. That’s a lot of Scooby snacks, to be sure, but very little of that spending has translated to the world of e-commerce. But combine the seemingly insatiable demand for pet products and services…

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