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ATM Cards: Coming Soon To Your Favorite Online Store?

On Monday, Cash Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHNG) announced a system that could, in theory, allow customers to pay for online purchases with their ATM cards. The company reports that its new EMMA TMe-commerce transaction processing system will allow millions of Web users without a credit card an easy and secure way to shop online ...

Internet Commerce Expo Opens Monday in Boston

IDG World Expo expects more than 100 e-commerce exhibitors and more than 10,000 attendees at the Internet Commerce Expo (ICe) in Boston, Masachusetts. The conference sessions run from March 22-25 at the World Trade Center in Boston, with the tradeshow exhibits open from March 23-25 ...

3Com Expects 80% of Revenues from E-Commerce

3Com Corporation (Nasdaq: COMS), the second largest networking equipment manufacturer, is projecting that its revenue from online, business-to-business transactions will increase from 30 percent today, to 80 percent by the end of this year. The company also expects to save $100 million (US$) by shifting to an e-business strategy, conducting virtually all aspects of its business online...

News Brief: Bids at Onsale.com Top Ten Million

Onsale Inc. (Nasdaq:ONSL), a popular Internet retailer, today reported that more than ten million bids have been placed on its atAuction service at www.onsale.com. The ten-millionth bid was placed on Sunday, February 21, approximately two months after reaching the nine-million mark ...

Go2Net and Wireless Dimension Launch Co-branded Site

The Go2Net (Nasdaq:GNET) network of Web sites and Wireless Dimension recently unveiled a co-branded site, where Go2Net Network users can compare and buy wireless phones and service. The relationship provides a boost for Wireless Dimension, which will gain visibility among Go2Net's base of more than one million users per day ...

MGM Adds Real-Time E-Commerce Support

Online service provider PeopleSupport.com announced Monday that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (NYSE: MGM) will add real-time customer service to MGM's online store in April, using PeopleSupport's "Live Help Now" service. The statement indicates that MGM will become the first major movie studio to provide live, online customer assistance and sales support ...

AOL Promotes Web Coupons from SuperMarkets Online

SuperMarkets Online seems to be the next company to benefit from the AOL marketing machine. The company has signed an agreement with America Online that will bring the company's ValuPageSM grocery coupons to the attention of millions of additional users, through AOL's main service and AOL's Digital City, a local content network and interactive community guide...

Federated Buys Fingerhut for $1.7 Billion

Federated Department Stores (NYSE:FD) announced plans this week to acquire catalog and direct marketer Fingerhut Companies, Inc. (NYSE:FHT), in a merger valued at $1.7 billion (US$). The deal looks like a good one for both companies, with Federated getting the benefit of Fingerhut's expertise in direct marketing and e-commerce fulfillment, and Fingerhut getting capital and backing from one of the largest department store retailers in the U.S

College Bookstores Embrace E-Commerce

CollegeStudent.com, a developer of campus oriented Web sites, and the National Association of College Stores (NACS) announced plans today to launch CollegeStore.com, a new service for selling textbooks over the Web. The announcement indicates that 300 online storefronts are set to launch by April, with the potential to have more than 1,000 signed on by the end of this year...

World’s Largest Clothing Co. To Sell Online to Retailers

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), the world's largest publicly held apparel company, announced Monday that it will launch an e-commerce site by early Spring, to sell its Healthtex brand online, direct to retail shops. Healthtex, which manufactures children's clothing, is the first VF company to open an e-commerce site for business-to-business (wholesale to retail) sales...

iMall Launches MerchantStuff.com

E-commerce service providers First Data Merchant Services and iMALL (Nasdaq: IMAL) have teamed up to create a "one-stop enablement portal for e-commerce" called MerchantStuff.com. The new site provides products and services that merchants can use to develop their own e-commerce sites ...

N2K Posts $59 Million Loss, Despite Surging Sales

N2K Inc. (Nasdaq:NTKI), the parent company of e-commerce site Music Boulevard, reported 1998 year-end financial results Wednesday. Though losses were substantial [approximately $17.7 million (US$) for the quarter and $59.5 million for the year], the announcement focused instead on record high sales -- up 331% over last year's fourth quarter -- and a 60% increase in customers...

TicketMaster Launches Next Generation Online Service

In the world of e-commerce and the ongoing battle between online ticket sellers, Ticketmaster upped the ante this week with launch of my.ticketmaster.com. The new service features a personalized desktop event ticker, plus virtual reality seating charts that let visitors see where they can sit at the next show or sporting event ...

Lycos Allies with Open Market to Attract Online Merchants

Internet software developer Open Market (Nasdaq: OMKT) and Lycos (Nasdaq: LCOS) announced an alliance today aimed at attracting businesses of all sizes to build their online stores on the Lycos hub. The move is a strategic step for Lycos in the uphill battle against Yahoo! Stores, which has been very successful in attracting online merchants ...

CEOs Expect E-Business Revenue To Double

A recent survey of CEOs from around the world indicates that revenues from e-commerce are still just getting started. While 75% of the CEOs said that 5% or less of their revenue is currently derived from e-commerce, the majority expect e-business revenue to double over then next five years ...

E-Commerce Goes to the Super Bowl

E-commerce sites were well represented among this year's Super Bowl advertisers, each investing an average $1.6 million (US$) for 30 seconds of commercial airtime. Yahoo!, Buy.com, HotJobs.com, the Monster Board, and even Victoria's Secret.com ran Web-oriented ads during the game, while E*Trade opted for a pre-game blitz with six individual spots ...

IBM Unveils $75 Million E-business Campaign

Keeping in step with other advertisers who launched high-profile campaigns on Super Bowl Sunday, IBM chose today, the day after, to unveil its newest e-business campaign. IBM reports that the new advertising is part of a $75 million (US$) campaign spotlighting the "e-business people" of IBM Global Services ...

Compaq Focuses on E-commerce; Plays Catch-Up with Dell

Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE: CPQ) made its second announcement this week regarding strategic plans to focus on e-commerce, presumably hoping to regain marketshare that has been going quickly and directly to Dell Computers ...

E-Commerce Boosts Web Ads

California-based advertising consultancy AdKnowledge released its second annual Online Advertising Report this week, with some interesting implications for e-commerce. Based on advertising statistics from more than 1,400 web sites, the "Year in Review" report concludes that e-commerce sites are fueling the growth of web advertising ...

Priceline.com Tells Home Buyers “Name Your Price”

First they offered "name your price" airline tickets. Then hotel rooms. Now, home mortgages. ...

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