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Re: Senate Committee Flogs Big-Name E-Tailers for Sneaky Sales Tactics
Posted by Erika Morphy on 2009-11-27 21:39:10
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The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee has released a report slamming the online business practices of three direct marketing companies -- Affinion, Vertrue and Webloyalty -- along with hundreds of online Web sites and retailers that participate in these practices. Many of the participating retailers are well-known brand names, such as Classmates.com, Hotwire and 1-800-Flowers.com. Essentially, these companies sell club memberships to consumers who are making purchases -- movie tickets, plane tickets, or other online goods and services -- on unrelated sites.





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Re: Senate Committee Flogs Big-Name E-Tailers for Sneaky Sales Tactics  Erika Morphy  2009-11-27 21:39:10
Re: Senate Committee Flogs Big-Name E-Tailers for Sneaky Sales Tactics  GiveBless  2014-09-29 09:33:14
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