Online sales for the week ending Dec. 4, were up 20%. Online sales have reached $3.94 billion, according to comScore figures.
Monthly Archives: December 2005
Google is going to be Opera mobile browser’s default search partner. Google search will appear on the Opera mobile browser’s home screen.
Women’s internet usage is almost equal to that of men. Younger women and black women outpace their male peers.
Microsoft, with SoftBank BB Corp and Japan Telecom, is going to offer VOIP services in Japan. They are also going to offer email, instant messaging , groupware and internet access services.
The online advertising market will reach $16.6 billion in 2006. There will be a 32% increase from 2005.
AOL has announced the top 10 spam list for 2005. Special Order Spam, SOS, has topped the list.
The number of European online shoppers is growing steadily, according to Forrester Research. Books, leisure travel, and CDs continue to be the most popular goods online.
Gallup study has found that online buying is still an upper-income activity. 48% of households with annual income of $100,000 or more and only 16% of those with income under $35,000 had shopped online in September.
WebWatch has published a report, “Do Travel Search Engines Deliver?”. This report examines how Travel Search Engines have affected online travel, which generates $52 billion of the $145 billion US online market.
The Online ad market will grow 32% and reach 16.6 billion in 2006. Sales of online ads that have animation, sound or interactive features will jump 66 percent next year, according to Credit Suisse.