Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Web users finally sold on Internet shopping

If you've bought something online lately, you've got plenty of company. New studies indicate that online retailing is finally showing the kind of growth curve that electronic-commerce advocates have long forecast. Odyssey, a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/12/tec_225981.shtml
XXX Technology
Shoppers this year may have trouble with online service

...online merchants can't seem to keep up with customer service. Internet consulting companies are predicting that online retailing will reach $2.3 billion worldwide this holiday season. That's more than double last year's $1.1 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/15/tec_247548.shtml
XXX Technology
Online retailers collectively reach profitability

...being released Tuesday, said. "This positions online retailing as a real profit engine for retailers," said Scott...most comprehensive assessments of the health of the online retailing industry. It offers a wider measure of online retail...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/25/bus_416671.shtml
Business
Toy wars

...third-party vendor on Amazon.com. The company is appealing the court decision in an effort to reinstate the online retailing pact, though officials declined to comment on the status. For now, both are armed with more toys and new services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/05/bus_99223.shtml
Business
Online sales reach record

...customers demand three things from a merchant: a big selection, low prices and convenience. Early reports for online retailing were bullish: ComScore Networks reported online sales for November-December of $11.7 billion through Dec...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/02/bus_399585.shtml
Business
Burned-out dot-coms left some good things behind

...Among other things, it bankrolled access to unprecedented amounts of information, the popularization of e-mail, online retailing, more sophisticated Web sites and helped create a skilled work force. The benefits do not disappear just because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/28/tec_335312.shtml
XXX Technology
Malls revamp to fend off e-commerce

...collect between 5 percent and 10 percent of their tenants' sales beyond a certain threshold. They saw a threat from online retailing: Would e-tailing mean lower sales at brick-and-mortar stores, leading to less rent? Fast forward to today...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/19/tec_307850.shtml
XXX Technology
Online retailers innovate in the face of muted economy

...be a large effect from the Sept. 11 attacks." Online retailing's growth comes despite the death of many online...designed to drive people to stores." Nevertheless, online retailing's growth is expected to far exceed that of its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/11/tec_325869.shtml
XXX Technology
Online CD retailer bucks a trend

...warehouse in a Wallingford, Conn., industrial park, is hoping for one-quarter of that. Ask most observers of online retailing, and they'll say that means a heap of trouble for the little guy. The conventional wisdom -- if there can be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/11/tec_241646.shtml
XXX Technology
Retailers have options for unsold merchandise

...that's what's really taking the hit," said Overstock.com Chief Executive Patrick Byrne. Q: How has online retailing changed the market for unsold goods? A: Online sellers have created a number of new markets, and cut-rate merchandise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/31/bus_505945.shtml
Business