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Merchants Reduce Costs for Fees Through Policies and a New Law

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

It may be convenient to pay with credit cards or debit cards at the checkout stand, but merchants are feeling the pinch. Unlike cash or check transactions, merchants are charged for each transaction when you use plastic. In July, federal laws went into effect to shrink debit card fees. But even before the law was […]

Retailers Join Forces to Challenge Amazon For Shoppers

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Amazon.com may be a large destination for online shopping, but several major retailers are joining forces to give the online giant a run for its money. Several retailers have banded together to incorporate ShopRunner, a competing service to Amazon Prime, into their ordering process. With Amazon Prime, customers can purchase a membership through Amazon and […]

Google and Government Regulators

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Attorney Gary Reback made his name by taking on Microsoft in the 1990s and facilitating what became the story of the decade: Microsoft’s continuing battle against federal regulations meant to discourage and break up monopolies. Now, Reback has his eyes on Google, who he says is the new dangerous monopolist of this decade. His latest […]

iPad Rivals Appear Before Market Does

Friday, April 30th, 2010

It’s yet to be seen whether consumers will embrace the new Apple iPad, but for other computer makers in the industry, Steve Jobs’ conviction that the market is ready for a tablet is good enough for them. Hewlett-Packard Co., Dell, Acer Inc. and Sony Corp. are popping up with their own rivals to the iPad […]

Olympics Gives the Gold to Networks

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

It turns out viewers are still willing to tune into prime time network television over their favorite ad-supported cable shows, just so long as by doing so they can watch the best athletes of their generation going toe-to-toe in international competition. NBC covered the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and averaged 24.4 million viewers, a 21% increase […]

YouTube Learns to Profit from Ads

Monday, February 15th, 2010

YouTube has been a notorious money-losing proposition for years, so much so that many people thought Google was nuts for acquiring it. And they weren’t far wrong – Google has been losing money on the video viewing website ever since that acquisition. They’re hoping their new ad policy turns that revenue stream around. Salar Kamangar […]

Newspapers: The New Endangered Species

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Currently 21 newspapers are on a steady decline. After 20 years only four publications have increased their paid circulation. Two are national papers with well known marketing hooks: USA Today and the Wall Street Journal. The New York Post and Arizona Republic are also up around nine percent. An explanation of growth. Much of Arizona’s […]

Video and online gaming continue to grow among all age groups

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

Both video and online gaming continue to grow among all age groups, even seniors. People are spending more time involved in gaming. A new “Online Gaming 2008” report from the NPD Group finds that 72 percent of the US plays video games, a dramatic increase from the 63 percent who said they played in the […]

Response Interviews Peter Koeppel

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Peter Koeppel (President) and Loren Wayne (Vice President of Business Development) at Koeppel Direct sat down for an exclusive interview with Richard Gant at the Response Magazine EXPO. read more | digg story [ viagra on line order | cialis philippines | generic viagra blue pill 25mg | brand viagra over the net | viagra […]

Google Looks for Growth from Mobile Advertising

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

Google will be leading an effort to develop software that will make cellphones more like mobile computers with improved Internet access. Google is looking to transform the mobile industry in the same manner that the PC changed the world of computing in the 1980’s read more | digg story [ cialis levitra sales viagra | […]

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