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One Year Ago: Should E-tailers Drop Nasdaq Before Nasdaq Drops Them?

Is there life after Nasdaq? A number of e-commerce companies, in danger of seeing their stocks delisted from the Nasdaq Composite Stock Index, are having to find out the hard way ...

The Amazon Earnings Speculation Story

As e-tailer Amazon.com (Nasdaq:AMZN) prepares to deliver on its promise of posting an operating profit forthe fourth quarter ended in December with its earnings report due January 22nd, analysts are looking beyond the numbers, wondering if the company can start growing again ...

Study: Europeans Ignore Potential of TV-Based Commerce

Retailers in Europe are not taking advantage of a growing market fortelevision-based commerce, according to a report released Friday by Gartner (NYSE: IT) ...

Yahoo’s Quarterly Revenue Falls, President To Resign

Internet powerhouse Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO) reported better-than-expected results for the quarter ended in December, and said its long-time president, Jeff Mallett, will step down in April. Revenue for the quarter fell to US$188.9 million from $310.9 million in the same quarter last year and the net loss narrowed to $8.7 million, the company said Wednesday.

Jupiter: Online Music Singing a Sad Song

The market for online music is not doing as well as analysts atJupiter Media Metrix (Nasdaq: JMXI) hadthought six months ago, said the firm, which on Tuesday lowered its outlookfor the industry. ...

Report: PC Owners Stay Offline at Home, Shop at Work

While many households still lack Internet access because of price barriers,others who can afford to go online at home are choosing not to for a varietyof reasons, including ready access to the Net at work, according to a new report from the Yankee Group ...

Pizza Wars: Papa John’s Expands Online Ordering

Upping the e-commerce stakes in the competitive fast-food business, pizza chain Papa John's (Nasdaq: PZZA) said Tuesday it is making online ordering available at all its free-standing restaurants across the United States ...

AOL To Take $60B Charge, Lowers Forecast

AOL Time Warner (Nasdaq: AOL) late Monday lowered its earnings forecast for the quarter just ended and issued a bleak outlook for the current year. Results will include a first-quarter charge of up to US$60 billion to cover the declining value of Internet stocks since the media giant was formed last year ...

Tough Choices for Online Brokers

Online brokerages need to broaden their product offerings, maintain links with the brick-and-mortar world, and more effectively target their clients in order to make it through the economic downturn unscathed, according to analysts. ...

Travelocity Cuts Revenue Outlook for Turbulent Q4

Travelocity (Nasdaq: TVLY) on Thursday lowered its outlook for fourth-quarter revenue, sayingairline ticket sales in December were slower than expected ...

Homestore.com Admits It Overstated ’01 Results

Homestore.com (Nasdaq: HOMS), the dominant online real estate company, overstated revenue for the first threequarters of last year, possibly by as much as US$95 million, according topreliminary results of an internal audit of company accounting practices ...

One Year Ago: Amazon and Toys ‘R’ Us Take E-Holiday Prize

E-tail giant Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) and retail partner Toys "R" Us (NYSE: TOY) dominated the online shopping arena during the 2000 holiday season, according to a report released by Nielsen//NetRatings ...

SBC Acquires Stake in Yahoo! From Softbank

Telecommunications provider SBCCommunications (NYSE: SBC) will acquire a 3 percent stake in Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO) by purchasing shares from Japanese investor Softbank, the companies said late Thursday ...

TMP Drops Out of HotJobs Bidding

TMP Worldwide (Nasdaq: TMPW), parent of online jobs company Monster.com, said Thursday that it will not raise its offer to buy rival job site HotJobs (Nasdaq: HOTJ), clearing the way for a US$436 million takeover by Yahoo. ...

Study: Last Minute E-Shoppers Might Save Holiday Forecasts

The number of visitors to Internet shopping sites for the week ended December 16th is running 55 percent ahead of the same week last year, according to a study released Thursday by Jupiter MediaMetrix (Nasdaq: JMXI) ...

Study: Interactive TV Won’t Find Success on the Web

The PC will not be successful as a hub for watching interactive video, and business ventures based on selling movies over the Internet are destined to fizzle out before they begin, according to a Jupiter Media Metrix (Nasdaq: JMXI) study released Thursday ...

One Year Ago: Internet Changing Offline Retail Rules

Further indicating that e-commerce is here to stay,a study released Tuesday by Andersen Consulting shows thatInternet shopping and browsing are "directly influencing" consumer spending in brick-and-mortar stores ...

Priceline Gets Vote of Confidence from AOL

Name-your-price e-tailer Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN) received a boost late Monday when America Online (NYSE: AOL) agreed to feature the company's travel products on AOL's popular Web sites ...

Microsoft, Bank One Ink Online Services Pact

Technology giant Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Bank One (NYSE: ONE), the sixth-largest bank in the United States, said Friday they forged a US$30 millionalliance to promote and develop online services ...

One Year Ago: Study: Firms Still Bullish on B2B

Despite reports of hard times in the business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce sector, executives remain confident about the outlook for online marketplaces, according to a survey released Tuesday by consulting firm Arthur Andersen ...

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