Internet Shopping Via Text Message

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This Android phone app helps store owners in Colombia track their stock and accounts.

E-commerce startups are targeting emerging economies where cell phones, not browsers, rule.

 In much of the world, shopping online involves browsing e-commerce sites or typing what you want to buy into a search engine. In countries where Internet-connected computers are a rarity, a Seattle-based startup called Slimtrader hopes to offer Internet shopping via text message instead.

 

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Affluents More Confident About Economy, Will Drive Online Spending

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Affluents will drive e-commerce recovery.

US retail e-commerce sales were resistant to the recession, but growth in spending was at a flat 2% for 2009, according to eMarketer estimates. That growth is set to resume at a double-digit clip this year, rising 12.7% to over $152 billion.

 

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How to Find Legitimate Work-From-Home Opportunities on the Internet

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There are legitimate work-at-home opportunities online.

Carol is the proud new mommy of a baby boy. She isn’t ready to return to her customer service job, but she needs the income.Dave is a project manager for an outsourcing company. His company is planning layoffs. He suspects he will soon be unemployed.

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Europe’s Biggest Oceanarium Will Be Located In Moscow

Europe’s Biggest Oceanarium Will Be Located In Moscow 

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It is expected that the proposed enormous oceanarium in Moscow will form part of an amusement complex complete with a cinema, hotel, business center, shopping mall and many restaurants. According to news sources, the Eurasian country of Kazakhstan, which is the world’s largest landlocked country, is financing the construction of one of the new oceanarium.

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Study Shows Parents Unaware How Much Their Children Make Them Buy

Study Shows Parents Unaware How Much Their Children Make Them Buy

 

The influence children wield over their parents’ purchase decisions at the point of sale is grossly underestimated by parents. This was shown in a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Vienna, Austria. According to the study by consumer researchers Claus Ebster and Udo Wagner, twice as many purchases in supermarkets are triggered by children than their parents are aware of. The study was published in the internationally renowned Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services.

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IBM Unveils Innovations That Will Change Our Lives In The Next Five Years

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Unveiled today, the third annual “IBM Next Five in Five” is a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years.

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