Posts tagged “E-commerce”

November 15, 2012

Premium Lock SciQuest hires industry vet to lead marketing, communications

SciQuest Cary-based SciQuest says has hired Stacy West, a 25-year communications veteran, as vice president of marketing and communications.

November 15, 2012

Premium Lock ChannelAdvisor names chief financial officer, new board member

ChannelAdvisor's new logo ecommerce services provider ChannelAdvisor, which has been rumored to be considering an IPO, names a chief financial officer and expands its board.

November 14, 2012

Premium Lock VC to entrepreneurs: Go-to-market goal is to 'be lazy' in targeting

CED's "Start Something" Blog: If launching a new product, said Maxwell, the key is to find and identify a particularly well defined narrow universe of buyers. In other words, "why sell to multiple segments when you can sell to a real narrow market successfully," says venture capitalist Scott Maxwell.

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Updated November 12, 2012

Premium Lock In the news: Cree; Tekelec; Dex One; BioCryst; Scynexis; Tengion

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog Blog: Tekelec wins mobile award; BioCryst drug shows promise against yellow fever; Cree's new power module; Dex One wins marketing award; Scynexis compound could boost hepatitis C fight; Tengion secures patent.

November 11, 2012

Premium Lock Apple, HTC settle patent dispute that threatened device shipments

Legal ruling Apple and HTC Corp. have settled all global lawsuits and signed a 10-year licensing agreement, ending a dispute that threatened their shipments of mobile devices.

November 9, 2012

Premium Lock In the news: SciQuest; Cempra; ATTUS; ChannelAdvisor; Belk; Tranzyme

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog Blog: Revenues surge at SciQuest; Cempra reports earnings; ATTUS cracks down on fraud; ChannelAdvisor expands service offerings; Belk extends ecommerce services contract; Tranzyme reports loss.

Updated November 9, 2012

Premium Lock Daily deal frenzy ending? Groupon coupon demand slides

Groupon Groupon, which has lost 80 percent of its value since holding an initial public offering a year ago, is struggling to offset the declining popularity of daily deals.

November 8, 2012

Premium Lock CEO, a Morehead Scholar at UNC, highlights Internet Summit

Internet Summit Tim Sullivan, chief executive officer at which is being acquired by investors for $1.6 billion, highlights the closing day speaker lineup at the Internet Summit in Raleigh.

November 7, 2012

Premium Lock Skin in the game: For startups, investing, sacrifice, taking risks are essential

At the Startup Summit, four founders and CEOs of emerging companies share their secrets to building potentially successful ventures - from investing their own money to being brave enough to take risks.

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November 7, 2012

Premium Lock Nearly 2,000 people to pack Internet Summit in Raleigh

Internet Summit The Startup Summit on Tuesday kicked off three days of Internet and high-tech business and strategy in Raleigh. The main event opens today with a crowd of nearly 2,000 people expected.

November 7, 2012

Premium Lock Apple, Google, AOL come up losers in patent trials

Legal ruling Apple is told to pay $368 million in a patent suit about video calling technology, and Google as well as AOL lose a patent case about search engine ad patent.

Updated November 6, 2012

Premium Lock UNC-Chapel Hill to host Global Entrepreneurship Week

UNC-Chapel Hill is set to host its first-ever Global Entrepreneurship Week in conjunction with Triangle Entrepreneurship Week, occurring Nov. 12-18, 2012.

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November 2, 2012

Premium Lock Pirates are pillaging $10B apps store markets

Online Piracy Long the scourge ofthe movie, music and video-game industries, pirates have turned their attention to apps, making a significant dent in mobile-app store sales.

November 2, 2012

Premium Lock LinkedIn results top Street; shares jump $10

LinkedIn Subscriber growth helps drive LinkedIn to profitable quarter. The company says that last month that more than 175,000 profiles are created every day, and almost a third of visits are via mobile devices.

Updated October 30, 2012

Premium Lock Marketer: Tweets can beat or boost your business

Twitter      At an entrepreneurs event, the vice president of marketing for fast-growing Bronto shares an insightful takeaway: Assign someone to monitor those tweets about your company - or suffer the consequences.

October 26, 2012

Premium Lock Apple eyes own music service; Pandora shares take hit

Pandora Apple has intensified talks with major music labels to start an advertising supported streaming-radio competitor to Pandora Media Inc. by early next year, according to people with knowledge of the negotiations. told Bloomberg news.

October 26, 2012

Premium Lock Amazon reports first quarterly loss in a decade

Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, reported revenue that missed analysts' estimates and posted the first quarterly net loss since 2003, hurt by higher expenses and its investment in

Updated October 25, 2012

Premium Lock 'Very savvy' customers challenge ecommerce retailers

ecommerce          In a new white paper, email and marketing services firm Bronto examines the ecommerce landscape for the 2012 holiday season - and it's changing.

October 25, 2012

Premium Lock Dex One eyes bankruptcy to save proposed SuperMedia merger

Dex One In an SEC filing, Cary-based Dex One says lenders are balking at changes in credit agreements and that a bankruptcy could be necessary to complete its proposed merger with Texas-based SuperMedia.

October 24, 2012

Premium Lock Startup OnePriceTaxes helps businesses focus on sales, not taxes

Morrisville-based OnePriceTaxes strikes a partnership to reach more entrepreneurs in its efforts to provide services that help businesses focus on sales.

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