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Re: The Rise and Fall of the Online Mall
Posted by: Lou Hirsh 2002-01-29 10:38:59
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At one time, e-commerce retailers found it crucial to join one of the major online malls
-- such as Yahoo! Shopping, Lycos or Excite -- if they wanted to have any chance of
success. But times are changing as portal sites de-emphasize shopping and consumers find
other ways to access their favorite stores on the Web. "The virtual mall doesn't take the
place of the strip-shopping center that people drive to every week," GartnerG2 research
director David Schehr told the E-Commerce Times.


Re: The Rise and Fall of the Online Mall
Posted by: jnvc57 2002-02-01 00:48:44 In reply to: Lou Hirsh
Good article....but how is it that no one ever mentions anything about Quixtar.com? One of the top 5 or so most successful "Portals" that pays you to shop & refer. Is it because that they don't pay a dime for any advertisement? hmmm?
just a thought...
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