Online living not a dream
- Living Online. // People;12/25/2000-01/01/2001, Vol. 54 Issue 27, p114
Focuses on Mitch Maddox, who legally changed his name to DotComGuy, who never left his condo in Texas where he lived for the entire year of 2000 on what he could order via the Internet.
- Some DotComGuys have all the bucks. Dancer, Helen // Bulletin with Newsweek;03/14/2000, Vol. 118 Issue 6215, p103
Reports on Texas-based Mitch Maddox's plan to conduct his everyday affairs for a year exclusively through the Internet. Maddox's stunt as an electronic commerce campaign.
- DotCom Freedom. Steinert-Threlkeld, Tom // Interactive Week;1/15/2001, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p87
Focuses on the maturity of the Internet technology as a commercial medium. Information on Mitch Maddox, electronic commerce critic and advocate; Benefits of electronic shopping; Views on the future of the technology.
- Argos runs Web ads for delivery services. // New Media Age;10/28/2004, p3
This article reports on the online delivery services marketed by retailer Argos with a seasonal advertising (ad) push. The ads aim to inform consumers of delivery options on argos.co.uk. Orders from the site can be posted to their door or shoppers can opt for Click and Collect, which involves...
- GUS/MyPoints in Euro loyalty deal. Kavanagh, Michael // Marketing Week;1/20/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 49, p23
Focuses on the joint venture between electronic retailer Great Universal Stores PLC (GUS) and online customer loyalty scheme specialist MyPoints.com Inc. to undertake a loyalty scheme across Europe. Investment of GUS in the venture; Outline of the scheme; Participating partners in the scheme.
- Kingfisher shifts B&Q chief to web. Kemp, Gail // Marketing (00253650);6/22/2000, p2
Reports that British firm Kingfisher has appointed Stephen Robertson as managing director of e-Kingfisher's do-it-yourself online business unit. Robertson's career background; Total investment in Kingfisher's electronic commerce businesses.
- Organising for eBusiness--the Case of eKingfisher. Reynolds, Jonathan // European Retail Digest;Sep2000, Issue 27, p48
Highlights the corporate strategy of retailer Kingfisher PLC for electronic commerce. Establishment of the eKingfisher business; Evolution of organizational designs.
- Building on a firm footing. Hragrave, Sean // New Media Age;4/10/2003, p28
Focuses on the demerger plans of Kingfisher for its electricals division. Performance of its electricals division, Comet; History of the company; Approach of the company to electronic commerce.
- U.K.'s Kingfisher To Pay $23 Million For 85% Of E-Tailer Streets Online. ANDREWS, SAM // Billboard;11/18/2000, Vol. 112 Issue 47, p70
Reports on the plans of British retail conglomerate Kingfisher plc to purchase online entertainment retailer Streets Online. Financial details of the acquisition; Details of the electronic commerce infrastructure of Streets Online; Outlook for the growth of Britain's music, video, and...