Net commerce comes of age
Internet-based electronic commerce became a mainstream activity in the 1998 Christmas holiday season, with shoppers spending roughly $3 billion to acquire merchandise online during the five-week period between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. America Online reported that subscribers spent $1.2 billion in online shopping during the same period. Electronic commerce has grown dramatically because of its convenience, time saving nature, and the fact that awareness of Internet commerce increased dramatically in 1998 largely because of newspaper and media reports. Newspaper publishers should therefore consider building a crossover market involving print and Internet advertising.
Publication Name: IDEAS
Lifetime memories explains demand
Adventure travel, which is among the most rapid growing segments of the incentive travel sector, has emerged into a $200-billion business in the US. Likewise, adventure travel, which accounts for 50% of the $400-billion tourism industry in the US, is increasingly becoming one of the most famous ways of strengthening relationships with major customers, enhancing sales and rewarding top workers. According to Englewood, CO-based The Adventure Travel Society, for the coming several years, adventure travel is anticipated to boost approximately nine percent per year.
Publication Name: Potentials in Marketing
Tech skills decline in U.S. grow in India, Eastern Europe
According to Global Skills Report 2006, technically skilled employees in Unites States have decreased considerably during last few years. India and Eastern Europe regions are producing more high-skilled labor when compared to other regions.
Publication Name: Global Business and Organizational Excellence
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