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U.S.: Web Investors Still Need Stronger Protection

Although online trading has experienced sharp growth since 1999, a report released Monday by the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) said that many Internet brokerages are still not disclosing basic information about legal protections and potential risks to consumers, hampering their ability to ...

Report: Internet Purchasing Picking Up Steam in Europe

Although 38 percent of European businesses use the Internet to buy goods and services, another 36 percent expect to incorporate online purchasing in their operations beginning next year, according to data released Thursday by IDC.

With growing numbers of European organizations making substanti...

I-Marketing Interview: Visa

As one of the largest global payment systems, Visa has looked to the Internet to boost its family of branded financial products, including credit cards, smart cards, stored value cards and check cards.

In this interview, Gerry Sweeney, vice president of marketing services for Visa's e-commerc...

Study: Financial Firms Targeting the Rich Need Brick-and-Click Combo

Although many financial services firms have revamped their marketing campaigns around "fear-inducing" messages, in an effort to attract and retain clients, a study released Wednesday by Forrester Research finds that these companies need to take a markedly different approach when dealing with affl...

EU Signs Off on E-Signature Initiative

European Union (EU) regulators cleared the way for the wide-scale implementation of electronic signature initiatives Wednesday, approving a global network set up by financial institutions worldwide to authenticate digital signatures and other aspects of e-commerce transactions.

Meeting in Bru...

Ameritrade Buys Online Brokerage NDB for $154M

In a move that it says reflects an "aggressive focus" on growth and profitability, online brokerage Ameritrade announced Tuesday that it has inked a deal to acquire Deutsche Bank online subsidiary National Discount Brokers (NDB) for US$154 million in common stock.

Omaha, Nebraska-based Ameritr...

Kmart, BlueLight.com Overhaul ISP

National discount retailer Kmart and its online unit, BlueLight.com, announced Monday that they have teamed up to launch a new unlimited access Internet service plan for US$8.95 per month.

Kmart and BlueLight said that the offering, which is aimed at both new users and the ISP's existing 7 m...

Barnesandnoble.com Trims Loss in Q2

Online bookseller Barnesandnoble.com said Thursday that it reduced losses in its second-quarter 2001 results from the year-earlier period -- narrowly beating Wall Street estimates -- and that the company increased sales despite a pullback in marketing and promotional spending.

"We are very pl...

Study: Gamblers Find Online Casinos a Risky Bet

Although online gambling sites have flooded the Internet in a bid to capture a portion of the potentially lucrative market, many users have hedged their bets over concerns that the sites might not be legitimate, according to a study released Wednesday by Greenfield Online.

Underscoring the sl...

Study: Surging Demand for Globalizing, Localizing E-Commerce

Although the globalization and localization (G&L) services industry has just begun making inroads with some e-commerce firms, it is already transforming the e-business economy worldwide, according to a report released Wednesday by IDC.

According to the research firm's survey of 20 G&L ...

Report: Small Business Remains an E-Commerce Wallflower

Although small businesses have had ample opportunity to tap a wealth of available resources designed to help them sell their products and services online, many are still sitting on the sidelines when it comes to e-commerce, according to a report released Tuesday by IDC.

The Framingham, Massac...

Webvan Slapped With Second Shareholder Lawsuit

Defunct online grocer Webvan was slapped with its second class action lawsuit in as many weeks Monday, over allegations that its initial public offering (IPO) violated federal securities laws.

Specifically, the suit charges that a portion of the e-tailer's IPO registration statement filed wi...

Study: E-Biz Execs Increasing Online Budgets

Nearly 60 percent of Internet executives planned to increase their Web site expenditures during 2001, according to a study released Thursday by IDC.

As part of a survey of its Internet executive advisory council, the Framingham, Massachusetts-based research firm said that although only 41 pe...

Orbitz, Hotwire Strike Customer-Sharing Deal

Mega-travel site Orbitz and online discount travel firm Hotwire, both backed by a consortium of the largest airline carriers in the U.S., said Thursday they have inked a marketing agreement that will provide each company's customers direct access to the other's fares and hotel rates.

As part ...

Study: Net Wields Powerful Influence Over European Consumers

Although European e-tailers are facing their own wave of closures and consolidation, a study released Tuesday by the Boston Consulting Group found that the continent's online retailing industry is "far from dead," but rather that consumers are growing increasingly enthused about purchasing from b...

Study: Online B2B Efforts Growing Slowly but Steadily

While companies continued to increase their online business-to-business (B2B) adoption rate during the second quarter of 2001, most organizations still report that they are in the early stages of full-scale Internet-based buying, according to a study released Monday by the National Association of...

Royal Ahold Wants 100 Percent of Peapod

Dutch supermarket giant Royal Ahold announced Monday that it is set to acquire all outstanding shares of U.S. online grocery unit Peapod, saying that it sees a "growing and strong" demand in the home delivery market.

As part of the estimated US$35 million transaction, Ahold said it will offer ...

Q2 Loss for Stamps.com Less Than Expected

Saying that its recent efforts to aggressively streamline expenses and boost sales are paying off, Internet postage firm Stamps.com reported Thursday that its net loss from continuing operations for the second quarter beat Wall Street estimates.

"We have done a tremendous job of cutting costs ...

Study: Online Brokerages Forced To Focus on Customer Service

The online securities industry has been "fundamentally altered" by the volatility that has rocked the markets for the past year, causing many Internet brokerages to retool their business models in order to survive the shift in trading dynamics and meet changing customer demands, according to a new s...

Report: E-Biz Needs To Foster Online Privacy

Although American consumers increasingly view themselves as the "first line of defense" in the fight to safeguard personal information online, firms conducting business on the Internet need to offer stronger privacy protections, according to a new study released Tuesday by the Privacy Leadership ...

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