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1561: new post   eBay Buys Stake in Online Network Craigslist
" Internet auctioneer eBay Inc. said on Friday it had acquired a roughly 25 percent stake in craigslist, an online network of classified ads and forums aimed at people looking to find an apartment rental, meet friends or trade goods."
EcommerceAug 16, 2004
1562: new post   PayPal Poised to Update Home Page
One of the most stable and user friendly sites gets ready to change it's homepage for the first time in many years.
EcommerceSept 10, 2004
1563: new post   PayPal Suffers First Major Outage
The internets largest online payment processors suffers its first major serivce outage in 5 years. PayPal was offline most of Monday.
EcommerceOct 12, 2004
1564: new post   Verisign Intermittent Access
Verisign - the internets number one payment gateway, has apparently been suffering service outages today.
EcommerceDec 3, 2004
1565: new post   Does Free Shipping Affect Conversion Rate?
There are many objections from my coworkers to my " free shipping " idea. Most claimed that free shipping will contribute to an even bigger problem in the future. However, the way I see it is if offering free shipping can boost our conversion by another 0.3%, we will be making more than we are now, and plus, we will be able to boost our volumn that will eventually lead us to an even higher overall profit margin.
EcommerceDec 4, 2004
1566: new post   You Know it is Credit Card Fraud, But Can Not Find the Proof
"Listed some items on eBay. Got an email from a woman "Opening a new store in Indonesia" and looking for inventory, wanting me to be her wholesale provider."
EcommerceJan 11, 2005
1567: new post   BBB Study Shows Online Identity Theft only 11% of Offline
"A recent study form the Better Business Bureau shows that only 11.6% of identity fraud are computer crimes. Most result from stolen wallets or from friends and family who have access to personal information."
EcommerceFeb 20, 2005
1568: new post   DoubleClick Study Shows Significant Search to Purchase Behavior
"Overall, the study found that approximately one out of every two online purchases is preceded by research on a search engine. In the case of the travel segment, nearly three out of four travel buyers consulted search engines before making a purchase."
EcommerceMar 3, 2005
1569: new post   Looking for Solutions on Shipping To China
China - the great far eastern ecommerce hope. Ya, but can you ship there?
EcommerceApr 20, 2005
1570: new post   eBay to buy Shopping.com for $620 million
"eBay plans to acquire Shopping.com in a $620 million cash transaction aimed at resuscitating the auction giant's slowing growth rate"
EcommerceJune 2, 2005
1571: new post   Shopzilla is Sold for $525 Million
"Scripps said it would pay $525 million in cash for 100 percent of Shopzilla, a comparison shopping search engine."
EcommerceJune 6, 2005
1572: new post   New Transparent Paypal Merchant and Gateway Accounts
Paypal introduces Website Payments Pro, a totally transparent payment and gateway processing - aka: Functional Merchant Accounts.
EcommerceJune 17, 2005
1573: new post   Where to go after "Add to Cart"
"We're currently in the process of redesigning our site, and there is some discussion on what to do when a customer clicks on the "Add to Cart" button."
EcommerceJune 28, 2005
1574: new post   Paypal to expand into China by end of year
"[PayPal]... said on Wednesday its plans to launch its PayPal payment service in China by the end of this year, joining a growing list of electronic payment services in the market."
EcommerceJuly 9, 2005
1575: new post   eBay To Purchase Skype
"eBay, the online auction company, is in talks to acquire Skype in a deal that could value the internet telephone service at as much as $5bn."
EcommerceSept 12, 2005
1576: new post   eBay Buys VeriSign Payment Gateway
To be merged with PayPal.
EcommerceOct 11, 2005
1577: new post   Fear - A Primary Reason For The Decline In Sales
"As identity theft has grown, so has fear of being victimized through high-tech means. A new study finds some computer users are cutting back on time spent surfing the internet. Some have also stopped buying altogether on the web."
EcommerceOct 28, 2005
1578: new post   Free Shipping Increases this Christmas for Online Orders
Research suggests 79% of online retailers will offer free shipping this coming season in the hope that consumers will increase spending.
EcommerceNov 15, 2005
1579: new post   Increasing Conversion Rates: Your Tips for Ecommerce Sites
"Getting more traffic is one issue, but I was wondering what people can suggest about increasing conversion? Share any tips you've learnt over the years."
EcommerceNov 22, 2005
1580: new post   How Are Your Ecommerce Sales Holding Up?
"What trend are you seeing?"
EcommerceNov 25, 2005
1581: new post   British retailer buys PriceGrabber.com $485 million
"California-based PriceGrabber.com compared prices of products such as computers and clothing for more than 17 million users last month, GUS said. The business connects users to more than 9,000 online retailers, who pay each time they get a lead."
EcommerceDec 14, 2005
1582: new post   How do You Make a Good Ecommerce Website Buy Button
"It is my firm belief that a buy button is the single most important part of conversion factor on an ecommerce page. Too many times on websites a buy button is treated as a design element rather than a functional element."
EcommerceDec 23, 2005
1583: new post   Cross-selling goes awry on WalMart.com
"CNN Money reports that a cross-selling algorithm for DVDs at walmart.com went seriously awry, recommending African American themed movies to buyers of "Planet of the Apes" or "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory". "
EcommerceJan 6, 2006
1584: new post   According to a report, "Shoppers choose Google"
"Online shoppers picked Google Inc. as their search engine of choice this December while making their holiday Web purchases, according to a report issued on Wednesday."
EcommerceJan 12, 2006
1585: new post   Online Sales Drive Brick & Mortar Store Closings
"E-commerce sales are pegged at $143.2 billion in 2005, up 22 percent over 2004. It's hard to believe that this will have no brick & mortar impact over time."
EcommerceJan 24, 2006
1586: new post   Is Starting the Ecommerce Journey Still WorthWhile
Do the big boys have a lock on ecommerce - or is there a chance for a newcomer.
EcommerceFeb 10, 2006
1587: new post   Online Sales Jump in UK
"More Britons logging in to do their shopping led to a 28.9 percent increase in Internet spending in 2005 as online sales neared the totals for department stores, a retail analyst group said Monday."
EcommerceFeb 14, 2006
1588: new post   VeriSign Identity Protection System Brings out Heavy Hitters
"VeriSign on Monday unveiled a new security system to protect online buyers from identity theft, and said it had signed up PayPal, eBay, and Yahoo as the first sites to support the authentication service."
EcommerceFeb 14, 2006
1589: new post   Microsoft Commerce Server 2006 Beta Unveiled
"...Commerce Server 2006 will allow customers to link e-commerce systems to existing line-of-business applications and trading partners through integration with Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006."
EcommerceFeb 21, 2006
1590: new post   Google offering payment option on GoogleBase
"Google has added a feature to Google Base that allows merchants to handle payments through a user's Google account. The feature effectively turns Google into an e-commerce platform for retail operators."
EcommerceFeb 28, 2006
1591: new post   IBill Loses 17million Records
"Possibly the most significant - and embarassing to some - security leak in the history of the internet."
EcommerceMar 9, 2006
1592: new post   PayPal goes mobile! Send and receive money via SMS
PayPal announces "Send money securely, anytime, from wherever you are. You don't need cash or a check - just your phone."
EcommerceMar 23, 2006
1593: new post   Odd or even pricing, does it make a difference?
"Does it really makes a difference on conversion rates if you list a price as $10 or $9.99?"
EcommerceApr 5, 2006
1594: new post   Paypal customer records sought in ongoing US tax probe
"The U.S. Internal Revenue Service can ask PayPal for information on some of its customers as part of an ongoing investigation into suspected tax evasion, a federal court ruled on Tuesday. "
EcommerceApr 13, 2006
1595: new post   eBay Express goes live
"The San Jose, Calif.-based company said the service, known as eBay Express, aims to woo convenience-oriented shoppers interested in snap-buying decisions on fixed price products rather than its traditional online auction format."
EcommerceApr 25, 2006
1596: new post   GSI Commerce Replaces Amazon as Toys R Us Ecommerce Provider
"GSI Commerce, based in that small Pennsylvania town near Philadelphia, said Wednesday it would power all of the toy- and baby-product sites for Toys R Us, in lieu of longtime partner Amazon."
EcommerceMay 26, 2006
1597: new post   Amazon Instant Website Program Beta launches
"By joining the Amazon Instant Website Program, merchants selling through Amazon Seller Central can use our eCommerce technology to quickly set up their own Web site"
EcommerceJune 3, 2006
1598: new post   Google Checkout Launches - Strikes At Heart of Yahoo Stores
"...it looks a whole lot more like the back end of Yahoo! Store than like PayPal... Looks like the trasaction fee is %2 + 20cents a transaction. That would be a significant increase over PayPal World Seller. Does not look like any compelling reason to use at first look."
EcommerceJune 29, 2006
1599: new post   eBay Bans Google Checkout Payments From eBay
"eBay is banning sellers from requesting payment through Google Checkout. The online auction giant updated its Safe Payments policy this week to add Google's new payment service, Google Checkout to its list of online payment methods not permitted on eBay."
EcommerceJuly 6, 2006
1600: new post   eBay - PayPal to Build Center in Scottsdale AZ
"San Jose-based PayPal Inc. today announced it will open a new technology development center in Scottsdale, Arizona and plans to hire hundreds of local technical professionals in the coming year."
EcommerceJuly 12, 2006
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