Search

Results 34-44 of 71 for Lou Hirsh.

The Gold Standard of E-tail Web Design

While there is no single "gold standard" for online design, experts say there are a number of high-quality Web sites that manage to approach that ideal by excelling in the areas of functionality, style and ease of use. Few sites manage to succeed in all three areas, analysts told the E-Commerce T...

Creating E-Tail Sales Out of Thin Air

Industry analysts say retailers can generate increased revenues from their Web operations without cannibalizing the sales that would have been made in their offline stores and without having to make huge new investments. E-tailers that do a better job of integrating all of their sales channels --...

Experts: EBay’s Competitors Look for Pure-Play Edge

Analysts agree that if EBay were to disappear tomorrow, there would be plenty of competitors to grab up the online auction giant's customers. "EBay has become the model for all kinds of online commerce," Giga Information Group's Steve Telleen told the E-Commerce Times. Although no company has bee...

As Digital Divide Diminishes, E-Commerce Might Not Benefit

While the digital divide -- the rift between those with access to computers and the Internet and without -- continues to crumble in the United States, analysts generally agree that e-commerce is not seeing the benefits of that trend. Because income is a bigger factor than Web access when it comes...

The Unsung Heroes of E-Commerce

Apparently, some old fuddy-duddies knew a thing or two about the New Economy after all. Among the companies that managed to squeeze the most money out of the Web in the past year were large, old-line firms with billions in annual revenues. They may not register high on the pop culture radar, but ...

Multichannel Groundwork Pays Off for Holiday E-tail

With global tensions and economic insecurity shadowing what is typically a season of generosity and cheer, the retail industry had reason to fear that this year's holiday shoppers would shy away from offline retailers, online retailers -- or both. However, e-commerce's difficult shift from a pure...

E-Commerce Getting Ready for a Lean, Mean 2002

Experts say that strategic and operational preparations by an e-commerce company for 2002 should have been set in motion well before today. With all the uncertainty ahead, analysts told the E-Commerce Times that the best defense for e-businesses is to get their own houses in order -- to shape up ...

Taxes Won’t Kill E-Commerce (Part 2)

Despite concerns from federal officials that taxes will stifle growth of the Internet economy, industry and government observers told the E-Commerce Times that an end to a moratorium on certain Internet taxes will not mean the extinction of e-commerce. Gartner Dataquest principal analyst Ron Cowl...

Taxes Won’t Kill E-Commerce, Experts Say

Despite concerns from federal officials that taxes will stifle growth of the Internet economy, industry and government observers told the E-Commerce Times that an end to a moratorium on certain Internet taxes will not mean the extinction of e-commerce. Gartner Dataquest principal analyst Ron Cowl...

Tell A Friend: Viral Marketing Packs Clout Online

It's one of the oldest forms of communication, but word-of-mouth remains a potent marketing force in the digital age. E-commerce experts say that pass-it-along marketing -- also known as viral marketing -- is a highly effective way to create online buzz for new products and services. Analysts tol...

Pure-Play Drugstore Faces Real World Challenges

Whatever the future holds for online prescription drug sales, Drugstore.com is standing by its predictions of profitability by the year 2004, even after another quarter of reported losses. In fact, president and chief executive officer Kal Raman told the E-Commerce Times this week that his compan...

Technewsworld Channels