Holidays Should Spark More E-Tailing Deals

Abrams, Sandra Lea
November 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;11/7/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 42, p11
Trade Publication
The article points out that holiday online retail sales in the U.S. in 2005 are expected to reach $26 billion, an increase of 18 percent compared to the same period in 2004. Bankers in the electronic commerce sector now anticipate increased activity in both e-tailing initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions deals during the latter part of 2005 and the start of 2006, especially among private online retailing sites.


Related Articles

  • Online Retailing Ready to Go. Lugo, Denise // Investment Dealers' Digest;6/7/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 23, p34 

    Reports on the prediction of bankers that online retailers could begin a round of initial public offerings and acquisitions in 2004. Sales increases that are expected to rise further in the year; Percentage of online retailers that have become profitable; Integration problems posed by the...

  • Alibaba Acquires UCWeb, Readies U.S. Retail Site. ALAN R. ELLIOTT // Investors Business Daily;6/12/2014, pB10 

    Alibaba Group Holding — China's top e-commerce portal, which plans an IPO in the U.S.— announced strategic moves in both the Chinese and U.S. markets on Wednesday.

  • Consolidation in the market is crucial for all players. White, Carl // New Media Age;10/4/2007, p21 

    The author considers the potential impact of mergers and acquisitions on the online marketing industry in Great Britain. He examines the implications of consolidations for relationships in the online marketing community. He cites the speculations about the impact of consolidations on the online...

  • Why Online Merchants Need to Measure Lifetime Value. Logullo, Daryl // Multichannel Merchant Exclusive Insight;4/29/2012, p2 

    The author cites lifetime value (LTV) as the best metric for moving customer behavior to impact profitability. Defined as all the purchases the online buyer has made during his lifetime plus the purchases he is likely to make in the future, LTV guides online marketing decisions relating to web...

  • Online Performance Through the Affiliate Marketing. Cristian, Morozan; Elena, Enache // Ovidius University Annals, Series Economic Sciences;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p880 

    The extension of businesses presence in the online environment permanently determines the identification of new ways to make them more dynamic, to increase their efficiency by attracting public and potential acquisitions. One of these methods is the affiliate marketing which is a practice in...

  • Alibaba Buying Mapping Site. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;4/14/2014, pA01 

    7 Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, in a run-up to an IPO on the NYSE, agreed to buy the 72% of

  • Key Goal For China's Alibaba: U.S. Growth. DOUG TSURUOKA // Investors Business Daily;10/30/2014, pA04 

    Alibaba will need more than a hugely successful IPO to pry open the U.S. market.

  • Roll-ups roll through turmoil. Korman, Richard // ENR: Engineering News-Record;09/07/98, Vol. 241 Issue 9, p13 

    Reports that several construction companies in the United States have consolidated small electrical and mechanical contractors into larger companies and financed the acquisitions by public offerings of stock. Share price of specialty contractor consolidation; Offer by consolidators in acquiring...

  • IPOs, M&A In the Air...But Let's Go Slow. Iyer, Savita // High Yield Report;7/14/2003, Vol. 14 Issue 28, p2 

    Examines trends in the merger and initial public offering (IPO) markets. Factors that contributed to the decline of merger deals and IPO launchings; Worth of the global merger deals announced since the third quarter of 2003.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics