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E-commerce picks up holiday steam

E-commerce picks up holiday steam

Traffic to e-commerce Web sites rose last week, an indication that earlier sluggishness may have been an aberration.Visits to e-commerce Web sites in the Nielsen/NetRatings Holiday E-Commerce Index rose 12 percent for the week of Nov.

November 16, 2000 by in E-Commerce

Study: Biggest problems for e-commerce

Study: Biggest problems for e-commerce

The shipping and handling costs attached to goods bought online have kept many consumers from completing their purchases, a recent survey found. According to research by New York-based Jupiter Media Metrix, 63 percent of consumers said shipping and handling charges have deterred them from completing online purchases, and 45 percent of retailers said they are losing money on shipping and handling costs.

June 10, 2001 by in E-Commerce

E-commerce to grow by 68 percent this year

E-commerce to grow by 68 percent this year

Internet businesses willgrow revenues at a booming 68 percent rate this year and appearto be helping boost productivity and hold down inflation,according to a study released Wednesday by researchers at theUniversity of Texas. Revenues of all U.

October 26, 1999 by in E-Commerce

Report: PS2 hard drive set for Japan launch

Report: PS2 hard drive set for Japan launch

According to the July 4 morning edition of Nihon Keizai Shinbun newspaper, Sony Computer Entertainment is scheduled to release the hard-disk drive for the PlayStation 2 on July 19 in Japan. According to the publication, the pricing for the external drive will be set at 19,000yen (US$153), while the internal one will retail for 18,000yen(US$145).

July 4, 2001 by in E-Commerce