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December 19, 2013

Wal-Mart is this year’s most prolific holiday advertiser in terms of new creative, airing more than 40 unique holiday-themed ads.

Mountain View, Calif. – Wal-Mart is this year’s most prolific holiday advertiser in terms of new creative, airing more than 40 unique holiday-themed ads. According to new Ace Metrix TV and video advertising ratings, a philanthropic ad spotlighting its Salvation Army program also earned Wal-Mart a number one ranking in terms of creative effectiveness, with a leading Ace Metrix score of 687.

November 1, 2013

Millennial consumers age 18-34 are most likely to use online and mobile technology in their holiday shopping this year.

Mountain View, Calif. – Millennial consumers age 18-34 are most likely to use online and mobile technology in their holiday shopping this year. According to a new survey from the Google 2013 Holiday Intentions Shopping Study, 95% of Millennials but only 87% of consumers age 35 and older plan to use the Internet as a tool for holiday shopping.

August 15, 2011

A Monday report by the Associated Press said that Google is acquiring cell phone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings for $12.5 billion in cash, a transaction that is Google’s biggest to date.

Mountain View, Calif. -- A Monday report by the Associated Press said that Google is acquiring cell phone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings for $12.5 billion in cash, a transaction that is Google’s biggest to date.

Google’s Android operating system runs smartphones that compete with iPhones, BlackBerrys and Windows-based mobile devices. Motorola Mobility was separated from the rest of Motorola in January, and has re-emerged as a maker of Android-based smartphones.

April 18, 2011

Wal-Mart Stores said Monday it is acquiring Mountain View, Calif.-based social media company Kosmix to help strengthen its social and mobile commerce.

Bentonville, Ark. -- Wal-Mart Stores said Monday it is acquiring Mountain View, Calif.-based social media company Kosmix to help strengthen its social and mobile commerce.
 
Wal-Mart, which has not disclosed the terms of the transaction, said it is interested in a social media technology platform Kosmix has developed that filters and organizes content in social networks to connect people with information that may be of interest to them.

January 18, 2011

Survey results released Tuesday by CyberSource, a Visa Co., showed that the online fraud rate has remained flat in the United States and Canada; however, U.K. merchants are seeing a rise in e-commerce fraud.

Mountain View, Calif. -- Survey results released Tuesday by CyberSource, a Visa Co., showed that the online fraud rate has remained flat in the United States and Canada; however, U.K. merchants are seeing a rise in e-commerce fraud.

According to the annual surveys of e-commerce fraud in North America and the United Kingdom, the 2010 fraud rate (the percent of accepted orders which later turn out to be fraudulent) remained at 0.9% for the second straight year.

November 30, 2010

A report released Tuesday by Intuit Inc. found that small business employment continued to show growth in November, although wages were down and hours worked remained flat.

Mountain View, Calif. - A report released Tuesday by Intuit Inc. found that small business employment continued to show growth in November, although wages were down and hours worked remained flat.

According to Intuit’s Small Business Employment Index, small business employment grew by 0.24% in November, equating to an annual rate of about 3%. This translates to approximately 49,000 new jobs created nationwide. The Index is based on figures from the country’s smallest businesses that use Intuit Online Payroll.

March 31, 2008

If you’re not on Linkedin, you should be. Although this social-networking site for business...

March 23, 2008

About 67% of today’s Web-savvy shoppeAbout 67% of today’s Web-savvy shoppers spend more than 30%...

November 12, 2007

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December 31, 2006

Making a trip to the mall can seem like a chore for time-starved shoppers. However,...

December 31, 2006

It happens too many times. A shopper is all ready to take the on-line purchase...