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  • / Technology

    Trade groups NRF and RILA call off planned merger

    No reason was given for the ending of merger talks between the National Retail Federation, which calls itself the world’s largest retailer organization, and the Retail Industry Leaders Association. One e-retailer says the announcement is good news.

    Posted 06/25/2009Paul DemeryPost a comment

    No reason was given for the ending of merger talks between the National Retail Federation, which calls itself the world’s largest retailer organization, and the Retail Industry Leaders Association. One e-retailer says the announcement is good news.
  • Local search customers grow by 50% at CrossMedia

    The number of consumers who used the Internet to research items for purchase at local stores grew by 52% during Thanksgiving week compared to 2003, according to figures from CrossMedia Services, provider of local search options for retailers.

    Posted 12/01/2004Kurt PetersPost a comment

    The number of consumers who used the Internet to research items for purchase at local stores grew by 52% during Thanksgiving week compared to 2003, according to figures from CrossMedia Services, provider of local search options for retailers.
  • Home Depot Sets Web Sights

    Home improvement giant (www.homedepot.com) Home Depot, which so far has sat out the e-retailing rush, is sitting no longer. Web site developer iXL Inc. announced today that it has won an initial contract to expand the retailer's e-commerce presence. Terms, timing and specifics of the agreement were not disclosed. Home Depot's entry comes within weeks of Amazon.com's entry into the Internet home improvement market. (www.jup.com) Jupiter...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Home improvement giant (www.homedepot.com) Home Depot, which so far has sat out the e-retailing rush, is sitting no longer. Web site developer iXL Inc. announced today that it has won an initial contract to expand the retailer's e-commerce presence. Terms, timing and specifics of the agreement were…
  • / Technology

    Games, flowers, eBay and Wal-Mart top June searches

    More than 1.4 million Internet users searched for games in June, and 750,000 were looking to pick flowers, Nielsen Online says. Additionally, online shoppers were tracking down eBay and Wal-Mart in large numbers.

    Posted 08/04/2008Katie EvansPost a comment

    More than 1.4 million Internet users searched for games in June, and 750,000 were looking to pick flowers, Nielsen Online says. Additionally, online shoppers were tracking down eBay and Wal-Mart in large numbers.
  • / E-Retailers

    Office Depot shutters stores and sheds staff

    To reduce operating costs, Office Depot, will close 112 underperforming stores and six distribution centers. Office Depot will take a charge in the fourth quarter and beyond of $270 million to $300 million to pay for the consolidation.

    Posted 12/10/2008Katie EvansPost a comment

    To reduce operating costs, Office Depot, will close 112 underperforming stores and six distribution centers. Office Depot will take a charge in the fourth quarter and beyond of $270 million to $300 million to pay for the consolidation.
  • / Marketing

    Office Depot opens web sites for contract customers in France and Ireland

    Office Depot Inc. has launched web sites for contract customers in Ireland and France. They are the company`s third and fourth international contract web sites.

    Posted 12/23/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Office Depot Inc. has launched web sites for contract customers in Ireland and France. They are the company`s third and fourth international contract web sites.
  • / Technology

    Online influence on store sales rises 43% in December, ShopLocal reports

    The ShopLocal Index was up 36% for the year. It measures consumer visits to online sites featuring retailer circulars of in-store promotions.

    Posted 01/10/2008Paul DemeryPost a comment

    The ShopLocal Index was up 36% for the year. It measures consumer visits to online sites featuring retailer circulars of in-store promotions.
  • / Marketing

    E-mail services firm ExactTarget gets $10.5 million in venture capital

    ExactTarget, an e-mail services provider whose clients include The Home Depot as well as small merchants, has received its first influx of outside funding in a $10.5 million round of financing by Insight Venture Partners, ExactTarget said today.

    Posted 07/19/2004Kurt PetersPost a comment

    ExactTarget, an e-mail services provider whose clients include The Home Depot as well as small merchants, has received its first influx of outside funding in a $10.5 million round of financing by Insight Venture Partners, ExactTarget said today.
  • / E-Retailers

    Office Depot’s web sales continue their steady climb

    Worldwide Internet sales at Office Depot Inc. grew 38% to $498 million during the second quarter and by 37% to $987 million in the first six months of 2002, the company reported today.

    Posted 07/17/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Worldwide Internet sales at Office Depot Inc. grew 38% to $498 million during the second quarter and by 37% to $987 million in the first six months of 2002, the company reported today.
  • / Technology

    Put a face to an e-commerce site, reputation expert advises

    Consumers want to know who they’re doing business with, and that presents a special challenge for e-retailers that don’t interact with customers face to face, says the managing director of the Reputation Institute.

    Posted 06/05/2009Katie EvansPost a comment

    Consumers want to know who they’re doing business with, and that presents a special challenge for e-retailers that don’t interact with customers face to face, says the managing director of the Reputation Institute.

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