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2009-11-23 08:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading retail marketplace Buy.com has expanded its online payments options just in time for the holiday shopping season, with the addition of the Checkout by Amazon(TM) and Amazon PayPhrase services offered by Amazon Payments, Inc. These options enable shoppers to use the shipping addresses and payment information stored in their Amazon.com accounts to easily and efficiently complete purchases on Buy.com without duplicating data input. Within...

2009-10-21 02:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy.com®, The Internet Superstore(TM), today announced its international expansion with dedicated e-commerce sites for customers in Canada, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, giving shoppers access to the best deals online and free shipping on today's hottest consumer electronics and technology products. As part of its international expansion, Buy.com also will sell on eBay sites in these four countries. By the end...

2009-06-23 08:00:00

Leading Online Retailer, Memory Products Manufacturer Collaborate to Reduce Environmental Impact with Unique Direct Shipping Model, Reduced Product Packaging ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Buy.com(R), The Internet Superstore(TM), today announced the next phase in its ongoing effort to improve the environmental friendliness of its unique online shopping experience through a partnership with leading memory products manufacturer, Kingston Technology. Shoppers who...

2009-04-30 08:00:00

Leading Online Retailer Teams PayPal to Offer Holiday Discounts ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Buy.com, The Internet Superstore(TM), today launched an online fragrance store with savings up to 50 percent off more than 19,000 brand-name items from top-selling brands such as Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren and Dolce & Gabbana. To celebrate the new store's launch, Buy.com and PayPal are teaming up to promote an exclusive "Mother's Day" coupon for $5 off purchases of $50 or more....

2009-03-03 08:00:00

Buy.com's E-commerce Model Demonstrates Reduced Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Energy Consumption Compared to Traditional Retailing PITTSBURGH, Pa. and ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by Carnegie Mellon University's Green Design Institute found that shopping online via Buy.com's e-commerce model reduces environmental impact with 35 percent less energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions than what is produced in the traditional retail shopping model. Using data...

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2008-11-29 08:30:00

Despite the heavy duty deals for online companies during "Cyber Monday", the sales are expected to be fairly flat after years of strong growth. Things like offering free shipping, finance options and deals of $10 off $50 or more will be the strategy behind pushing online sales. "Last year, people were spending a lot more money on gifts and products," says Jeff Wisot, vice president of marketing for online retailer Buy.com. "With the economic challenges arising this year, people are definitely...

2008-08-28 15:00:38

By Elise Ackerman WALT KOLENDA, also known by the handle "Auction Wally," began selling antiques and collectibles on eBay 10 years ago. But when Kolenda shops online, he goes to Amazon. Kolenda isn't one of those disaffected eBay sellers who are upset about recent changes in the online marketplace. He is just being practical. "Almost without fail, the best price will come up on Amazon," says the longtime antiques dealer and auctioneer, whose recent purchases range from office supplies...

2008-08-21 09:00:12

By Rachel Metz Associated Press NEW YORK -- Some people who sell things on eBay are fed up with new rules the company has been imposing in hopes of making the auction site more attractive to online shoppers. Now even more changes are coming in the next few weeks, but this time eBay Inc. hopes it can cool tempers. Already this year, eBay has tinkered with its fee structure, search results and feedback system. These efforts might be meeting eBay's aims of improving the experience for...

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2008-08-20 12:05:00

In an effort to attract new buyers and appease many current shoppers, eBay Inc announced it plans to cut fees U.S. sellers pay for fixed-price items on its Web site. "I'd say this is the most fundamental change we've made, ever, to the marketplace," said Lorrie Norrington, president of eBay marketplace operations. "It's a huge shift from where we've been." Earlier this year, eBay made changes to its fee structure, search results and feedback system in hopes of making the online shopping...

2008-08-06 09:00:24

Mercent(TM), a provider of online marketing technology and services for retail merchants, today announced the launch and immediate availability of Mercent Retail(TM) with expanded conversion tracking and advertising optimization tools for Google Checkout(TM). Google Checkout is the latest shopping cart technology integrated with Mercent Retail, alongside cart-based marketplace programs operated by Amazon.com, Buy.com, and SHOP.COM. Mercent Retail offers online sellers consolidated control...


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