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2011-07-27 11:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new survey(1) conducted by independent research firm Toluna and released today by Buy.com®, 40 percent of moms are planning to spend the minimum for back-to-school season, citing a tough economy as the reason to buy less. While all parents are cautious about spending this year, the survey also found that the majority (63 percent) of parents are excited about back-to-school shopping, with one third saying...

2011-07-05 11:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy.com, The Internet Superstore(TM), today announced that CPO Outlets, the nation's leading supplier of new and factory-reconditioned home improvement products, is the latest retailer to join thousands of third-party sellers in Buy.com's industry-leading retail marketplace. Customers can now shop for more than 6,000 high-quality hammers, drills, saws and other tools, all with free shipping, through Buy.com's CPO Outlets store. Shoppers...

2011-06-22 05:03:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Commerce, the world's most advanced online marketplace provider for merchants, announced today that over 100 million items have been sold using the Monsoon Commerce suite of solutions since 2007. Monsoon Commerce helps over 20,000 successful merchants online, identifying additional ways for them to operate more efficiently, from automating online distribution and pricing processes to improving warehouse efficiency. (Logo:...

2011-06-06 11:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new survey(1) conducted by independent research firm Toluna and released today by Buy.com®, 40 percent of men and 36 percent of women feel Father's Day doesn't get as much attention as it deserves. The survey of more than 1,000 adults also found that if money were no object, 41 percent of dads would want a new car as a Father's Day gift, followed by a boat or yacht at 15 percent. When asked which...

2011-05-10 05:03:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Commerce, Inc., the premier provider of online marketplace solutions for sellers and retailers, announced today that representatives from the industry's biggest marketplaces and eCommerce organizations will be attending its annual user conference, which will be held July 6-8, 2011, in Portland, Oregon. The Monsoon Conference (MonCon) is a yearly event that brings together online sellers from around the US and beyond. (Logo:...

2011-04-26 11:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With less than two weeks until Mother's Day on May 8, the best bet this year is giving mom her choice for gifts and pampering, according to a new survey(1) conducted by independent research firm Toluna and released today by Buy.com®. Over one third of Americans (35 percent) will find out from mom what she wants before shopping - and topping her list this year is a day at the spa or a favorite gift card as the most...

2011-02-22 00:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. and TOKYO, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move marking Tokyo-based Internet service company Rakuten's accelerated global approach to e-commerce, Buy.com® today announced it will offer international shipping of Buy.com marketplace products to Japan, opening up sales opportunities for Buy.com's U.S. third-party retailers to the nearly 70 million customers who shop at "Rakuten Ichiba" - Japan's largest online mall. To launch the Easy International...

2011-02-03 08:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy.com, The Internet Superstore(TM), today announced the ShopTogether® Community, a first-of-its-kind platform that allows shoppers to "virtually" share shopping experiences in real-time, make recommendations, and chat via e-mail, instant messenger (IM) or Facebook® Connect about product features with friends and family. Results from the initial beta testing demonstrated that consumers spent...

2011-02-01 10:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy.com, The Internet Superstore(TM), today announced that it has received an A+, the highest rating for customer service, from the Better Business Bureau(TM) (BBB). Buy.com, which has been BBB-accredited since Jan. 2008, recently implemented several new initiatives designed to improve the customer experience. For example, the company replaced its 30-day policy with an industry-leading 45-day return policy this past year. Buy.com is the...

2011-01-27 10:09:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LIGATT Security International (LSI), (Pink Sheets: LGTT) a cyber security company, today announced that the company's two premiere products, LocatePC and AmIHackerProof, are now being sold on Buy.com. In a story reported by newjerseynewsroom.com, the Plainfield, NJ public school system reported that multiple hackers successfully gained access to the school system's database, and were able to alter, post, and pass along information hosted on the...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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