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  • Fall-through search feature nabs lost sales at Backcountry`s niche sites

    A failed search isn`t necessarily a lost sale at Backcountry.com and its family of niche sites. If one site doesn’t have what the searcher wants, a new search feature automatically directs the searcher to any other company-owned site that does.

    Posted 02/10/2006Kurt PetersPost a comment

    A failed search isn`t necessarily a lost sale at Backcountry.com and its family of niche sites. If one site doesn’t have what the searcher wants, a new search feature automatically directs the searcher to any other company-owned site that does.
  • / E-Retailers

    Girl meets boy: Alloy buys Dan`s Competition

    Alloy, an Internet and catalog retailer and media company that targets teen girls and young women, has acquired Dan`s Competition, a direct marketer through www.danscomp.com to teenage boys.

    Posted 10/03/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Alloy, an Internet and catalog retailer and media company that targets teen girls and young women, has acquired Dan`s Competition, a direct marketer through www.danscomp.com to teenage boys.
  • / E-Retailers

    Burpee cultivates a new channel in RSS

    One of retail’s oldest brands became one of the first to offer an RSS feed to its customers when Burpee.com launched a feed early last year. Revenue off traffic from the feed is up 200% since last spring.

    Posted 12/16/2005Kurt PetersPost a comment

    One of retail’s oldest brands became one of the first to offer an RSS feed to its customers when Burpee.com launched a feed early last year. Revenue off traffic from the feed is up 200% since last spring.
  • / Technology

    3D images boost fishing reel sales for Orvis.com

    Online sales of fishing reels at cataloger and online retailer Orvis have increased significantly since Orvis.com has been using 3D images created by Point Cloud.

    Posted 04/23/2001Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Online sales of fishing reels at cataloger and online retailer Orvis have increased significantly since Orvis.com has been using 3D images created by Point Cloud.
  • / Marketing

    Performance Bike ups the performance of its web site

    Performance Bike refocused its site on content and education. “It’s a very visual experience now,” says CEO Jim Thompson. “It’s art and imagery.” The site also includes how-to videos that Performance Bicycle hopes will direct shoppers to buy products.

    Posted 06/12/2009Katie EvansPost a comment

    Performance Bike refocused its site on content and education. “It’s a very visual experience now,” says CEO Jim Thompson. “It’s art and imagery.” The site also includes how-to videos that Performance Bicycle hopes will direct shoppers to buy products.
  • / E-Retailers

    eToys’ My Twinn unit hires a former American Girl executive

    Craig Currie has joined Denver-based eToys Direct Inc. as vice president of My Twinn, an eToys company that creates personalized dolls that look like children ages 3-12 with matching clothing and accessories for girls and dolls.

    Posted 01/24/2005Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Craig Currie has joined Denver-based eToys Direct Inc. as vice president of My Twinn, an eToys company that creates personalized dolls that look like children ages 3-12 with matching clothing and accessories for girls and dolls.
  • Down, But Not Out, Toysrus.com Weathers Another Storm

    Problems continue to plague Toysrus.com, with heavy traffic shutting out shoppers for several hours on Tuesday. The latest troubles come on the heels of those occurring earlier this month, when promotions for $10 off, free shipping and a free Tickle Me Elmo doll caused a similar traffic jam. A company spokeswoman insists the site was never down and only barred new shoppers from entering in order to prevent an outage. The problems began when...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Problems continue to plague Toysrus.com, with heavy traffic shutting out shoppers for several hours on Tuesday. The latest troubles come on the heels of those occurring earlier this month, when promotions for $10 off, free shipping and a free Tickle Me Elmo doll caused a similar traffic jam. A…
  • / Technology

    Online toy sales make strong holiday debut at Macy’s

    Once a strong play in Macy’s stores, toys have shrunk to a minor role in a few locations. But a holiday season debut of toys on Macys.com performed like a strong new niche, Macys.com president Kent Anderson tells Internet Retailer.

    Posted 01/05/2005Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Once a strong play in Macy’s stores, toys have shrunk to a minor role in a few locations. But a holiday season debut of toys on Macys.com performed like a strong new niche, Macys.com president Kent Anderson tells Internet Retailer.
  • / E-Retailers

    Mid-year e-commerce sales rise 8% for The Knot

    The Knot recorded January through June e-commerce sales of $8.05 million compared with $7.4 million for the same period in 2005. At the same time total sales for the first six months of 2006 rose by 27.4% to $32.4 million.

    Posted 09/27/2006Mark BrohanPost a comment

    The Knot recorded January through June e-commerce sales of $8.05 million compared with $7.4 million for the same period in 2005. At the same time total sales for the first six months of 2006 rose by 27.4% to $32.4 million.
  • Golfballs.com generates e-mail lists and orders with marketing partners

    In a recent 90-day e-mail sweepstakes promotion that gave away a dozen Callaway golf balls a day, Golfballs.com garnered 60,000 unique sweepstakes entries, including 40,000 new customers, says vice president of marketing Steven Broussard.

    Posted 09/22/2005Paul DemeryPost a comment

    In a recent 90-day e-mail sweepstakes promotion that gave away a dozen Callaway golf balls a day, Golfballs.com garnered 60,000 unique sweepstakes entries, including 40,000 new customers, says vice president of marketing Steven Broussard.

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