|Displaying Topics 241 - 280 (291 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: reverse|
|241:|| 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."
|Jan 24, 2006|
|242:|| 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."
|Jan 12, 2006|
|243:|| 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". "
|Jan 6, 2006|
|244:|| 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."
|Dec 23, 2005|
|245:|| 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."
|Dec 14, 2005|
|246:|| How Are Your Ecommerce Sales Holding Up?|
"What trend are you seeing?"
|Nov 25, 2005|
|247:|| 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."
|Nov 22, 2005|
|248:|| 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.
|Nov 15, 2005|
|249:|| 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."
|Oct 28, 2005|
|250:|| eBay Buys VeriSign Payment Gateway|
To be merged with PayPal.
|Oct 11, 2005|
|251:|| 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."
|Sept 12, 2005|
|252:|| 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."
|July 9, 2005|
|253:|| 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."
|June 28, 2005|
|254:|| New Transparent Paypal Merchant and Gateway Accounts|
Paypal introduces Website Payments Pro, a totally transparent payment and gateway processing - aka: Functional Merchant Accounts.
|June 17, 2005|
|255:|| 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."
|June 6, 2005|
|256:|| 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"
|June 2, 2005|
|257:|| Looking for Solutions on Shipping To China|
China - the great far eastern ecommerce hope. Ya, but can you ship there?
|Apr 20, 2005|
|258:|| 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."
|Mar 3, 2005|
|259:|| 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."
|Feb 20, 2005|
|260:|| 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."
|Jan 11, 2005|
|261:|| 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.
|Dec 4, 2004|
|262:|| Verisign Intermittent Access|
Verisign - the internets number one payment gateway, has apparently been suffering service outages today.
|Dec 3, 2004|
|263:|| 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.
|Oct 12, 2004|
|264:|| 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.
|Sept 10, 2004|
|265:|| 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."
|Aug 16, 2004|
|266:|| MicroPayments and Credit Cards - Game On|
"...because of a patent-pending method of lumping together individual transactions into one transaction to reduce the cost to the merchant."
|June 29, 2004|
|267:|| Paypal Sets New Fee Structure (August 6, 2004)|
The Internet's largest independent payment processor adjusts Ecommerce Fees.
|June 16, 2004|
|268:|| Effective Order Confirmation Email|
"... order confirmation emails are one of the most important touch points for keeping customers apprised of the status of their transactions...."
|May 3, 2004|
|269:|| PayPal No Longer Requires Prior Account Setup to Pay Merchants.|
PayPal, the Internet's largest payment processor, no longer requires an account setup prior to paying someone. This changes everything.
|Feb 14, 2004|
|270:|| It is Official - PayPal Comes of Age|
"PayPal's revenue increase includes a 49% year-to-year rise in revenue from payment transactions processed for merchants other than eBay.com, a spokeswoman says."
|Jan 28, 2004|
|271:|| Fewer Fraudulent Orders With Paypal?|
There has been a long standing belief that PayPal is more secure for ecommerce than any other form of payment acceptance.
|Jan 21, 2004|
|272:|| Spam Bill Becomes US Law|
Mixed reaction to new spam law passed in US.
|Dec 16, 2003|
|273:|| The Christmas Rush Is On||Nov 25, 2003|
|274:|| Back-up Strategy|
It sounds so easy - get a CDRW or DVDRW and make backups right? In the real world, it is a great deal more involved.
|Sept 30, 2003|
|275:|| New EU Law Applies Vat to Internet Sales|
"On July 1, a new EU directive goes into effect requiring all Internet firms to account for value added tax, or VAT, on "digital sales."
|June 10, 2003|
|276:|| Ecommerce Sales Up 26% In First Quarter.|
Ecomm sales increases continue to amaze and out pace bricks and mortar by double digits.
|May 24, 2003|
|277:|| Web News Cashes In|
"...the New York Times went from a $7.5 million loss on its Internet site in 2001 to an $8 million profit in 2002..."
|Apr 16, 2003|
|278:|| How does a typical drop-shipping arrangement work?|
"Can dealing with multiple drop-shippers for a single site become an organisational nightmare?"
|Feb 23, 2003|
|279:|| The Site Update Effect on Sales|
"...it will have a negative impact on sales for a week or so, before a major rebound."
|Jan 21, 2003|
|280:|| Shopping Cart Abandonment|
"...We have a well designed shopping cart interface, and if somebody actually puts something in the cart, half of them make it to the checkout."
|Jan 17, 2003|