Posts tagged “E-commerce”

Updated February 21, 2012

Premium Lock Next tech tsunami? Social marketing - Two RTP leaders to talk trends

In the ever-changing world of technology, social marketing in which retailers capitalize on Facebook and other media to market and sell goods is rapidly emerging as a big opportunity. Execs from ChannelAdvisor and Argyle Social will discuss the big opportunity in a webinar.

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February 17, 2012

Premium Lock State of the tech economy: What earnings reports indicate

State of the economy   Here is a summary of recent earnings and reports for selected technology companies and what they reveal about the state of spending and the overall economy.

February 17, 2012

Premium Lock SciQuest boosts profits, revenue by 30% over 2010

SciQuest "While revenue was slightly below our expectations, we executed strongly and exceeded guidance from a profitability and cash flow perspective," CEO says. "We are very excited to enter 2012 in a position to be able to accelerate our long-term growth by stepping up investments in new products and broadening our customer focus."

Updated February 16, 2012

Premium Lock State of tech economy: Ad spending trends

e-commerce Here are highlights of recent quarterly earnings reports from selected Internet and media companies and what they say about the state of spending on advertising.

February 16, 2012

Premium Lock Local news: JBoss; BioCryst; Scynexis; ChannelAdvisor; Expression Analysis

Tech briefs Red Hat's JBoss security certification; big loss for BioCryst; Scynexis lands drug deal; eBay to keynote ChannelAdvisor event; Express Analysis launches DNA grants.

Updated February 15, 2012

Premium Lock Mobile app 'Bull City Buck$' highlights downtown Durham

Capitol Broadcasting's Albright Digital teams with University Ford/KIA of Durham in an effort to help businesses capitalize on the web and mobile commerce.

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Updated February 13, 2012

Premium Lock Your business not online? Google, Intuit offer free website, hosting

Research by Google shows that 69 percent of small businesses in North Carolina do not have a website. The search giant and Intuit are offering support and more to get Carolina businesses involved in e-commerce.

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Updated February 7, 2012

Premium Lock ChannelAdvisor ecommerce webinar; Precision BioSciences patents; Sales Performance to China; Argos drug update

Tech briefs Local tech briefs: ChannelAdvisor to host ecommerce webinar; Precision secures two more patents; Charlotte-based SPI expands to China; Argos touts drug progress.

Updated February 6, 2012

Premium Lock Will RTP-based ChannelAdvisor go public? They're thinking

Founder and Chief Executive Officer Scot Wingo says action on Wall Street such as Facebook's IPO plans give his ecommerce services firm fodder for thought. But for now the mission remains driving growth.

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Updated February 3, 2012

Premium Lock In filing to go public, Facebook reveals its profitable secrets

The social media giant is very profitable and getting stronger. The company Mark Zuckerberg started with some friends in 2004 has seen its annual revenue soar from $777 million in 2009 to $3.7 billion last year. Facebook's earnings have grown at a similar rate too, ballooning from $122 million in 2009 to $668 million last year. Facebook ended 2011 with $3.9 billion in cash.

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Updated February 1, 2012

Premium Lock ChannelAdvisor coins 'New Commerce' to capture changing online market

The Morrisville-based provider of various ecommerce services to some of the world's major retailers develops the new term that serves as the theme for its annual industry conference. Its Catalyst eventis also being moved to Las Vegas.

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February 1, 2012

Premium Lock Facebook vs. Google IPO: Which deal ranks better?

Google, says Scot Wingo, the founder and chief executive officer of ecommerce services provider ChannelAdvisor who likes to play in the market.

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Updated January 31, 2012

Premium Lock Tech firms design system to confront email 'phishing' scams

15 major technology and financial companies have formed an organization to design a system for authenticating emails from legitimate senders and weeding out fakes. The new system is called DMARC -- short for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance.

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January 30, 2012

Premium Lock City of Raleigh picks SciQuest for online procurement

SciQuest The Cary-based company is a global provider of software and services for buying of goods and management solutions.

January 16, 2012

Premium Lock SAS putting best feet forward at retail's 'Big Show'

The Cary-based business intelligence software firm announces new retail customer deals, including one with shoe giant DSW, and expands the capabilities of its high-performance computing offerings to better sift consumer, store data.

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January 13, 2012

Premium Lock Kindle's hot Fire driving up tablet sales - and marketing opportunities

Table sales projections "The tablet is a mobile device, but it's also a TV in your hand that has content," Sheila Buckley, senior vice president of digital ad sales at The Weather Channel, told eMarketer. "Right now, the tablet just needs to achieve scale. I think the Amazon Kindle Fire, with a $199 price tag, will be a big game changer."

December 27, 2011

Premium Lock 1. Open Christmas gifts. 2. Resume online shopping

e-commerce A growing number of shoppers apparently need only the briefest of breaks before diving back in, especially if they can log in to shop.

December 13, 2011

Premium Lock Online buying binge continues, ChannelAdvisor reports

ecommerce          As Christmas nears, people are counting to buy gifts online at substantially higher numbers than a year ago, the ecommerce services provider says.

Updated December 13, 2011

Premium Lock Whirlwind VC courtship marries WeddingWire, Southern Capitol

Closing a deal Inside a venture deal, Part Two: The Maryland-based website linking couples and wedding services chose Raleigh-based Southern Capitol as its first outside investor after years of friendship and a fast engagement.

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