e-Commerce Stock Update - March 2014 (pt. 2) - Industry Outlook
Although retail ecommerce is the segment that most of us are interested in, it is in fact just a part of the overall ecommerce market.
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Thursday Mar 6
The 10 Travel Booking Brands With the Most Websites
When launching a new country site, companies have to consider the signals they are sending at the local level versus resource allocation.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Expedia Media Solutions Announces 2013 EMEA Partner Award Recipients at ITB Berlin
The annual EMEA Partner Awards are part of Expedia Media Solutions' global awards program which recognizes original and groundbreaking campaigns with exemplary innovation and success in digital marketing and advertising.
MDC Partners Shuffles Media Units, Spins Off 'Assembly'
It has also rolled two prior agency acquisitions, TargetCast and RJ Palmer, into a new, 250-person-strong media agency called Assembly, which will function as a unit within MDC Media Partners.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Priceline Dominates Paid Search, With Expedia Playing Catch Up
Expedia is going to ride Trivago until the last bull has left the arena, and it is putting a lot of digital marketing money behind its prize, particularly in Eastern Europe.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Brides Prefer the Beach: Expedia Study Shows Americans Perceive...
Expedia's 2014 American Altar Report found that Americans find traditional wedding planning to be hugely stressful, ranking it ahead of such stress-drivers as paying taxes, going for job interviews and taking driving tests.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Expedia Foreign Exchange Index points Kiwi travelers to Asia
For the second year running, Japan offers the best overall value for Kiwi travellers as the New Zealand dollar increased by 20.6 per cent in 2013 against the yen, cementing Japan as the must-visit destination for travellers looking to get value for money in a traditionally pricey destination.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Southeast Asia beckons
Online travel agency Expedia is holding a Crazy Sale on flight and hotel packages to Southeast Asia, flying on AirAsia.
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As the global economy gingerly but surely recovers from a multiyear malaise, investments in companies that serve an increasingly emboldened consumer may generate market-beating returns -- with the right selection.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
$60 Million At Stake in Tax Dispute with Hotel Booking Sites
Seven of the country's largest online hotel booking websites have agreed to pay the District of Columbia more than $60 million in disputed sales tax and interest -- if the companies lose their appeal of a trial judge's decision finding them liable.
Priceline And Expedia Have Hit Their Tops
Priceline.com Inc and Expedia Inc have topped out. These will see at least a 10% pull back in the coming months as reality sets back in.
The Top Online Travel Booking Sites for January 2014
Editor's Note: Late last year we started a once-a-quarter feature on top trafficked sites in various sectors in travel, using monthly data from SimilarWeb .
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Vacation drives marriage satisfaction and increased intimacy.
Americans report more sex, more happiness, more emotional health while on holiday; 94% would give up life's 'prized possessions' for a full week to gain just one more vacation day.
Expedia Is Stealing Market Share from Priceline's Name Your Own Price Through Steep Discounts
Priceline's Booking.com has been conquering the world, often at Expedia's expense, but let's score one for Expedia.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Priceline profit tops estimates as bookings rise
Priceline.com, the online travel agency known for its name-your-own-price auctions, posted a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, boosting shares in extended trading.
Website offers help finding a hotel where you can light up
Smokers are often reviled and pitied by those with lesser vices, but do not they who smoke also need a place to lay their weary heads? Yes, they do, insists Shawn Bradley, who runs an odd little website called Smoketels.com , where those who puff can book a hotel that welcomes them.
Stocks to Watch Thursday: NVIDIA Corporation, Rite Aid Corporation, and Expedia Inc
Today, the stock flew to a six-year high of $6.55, before finishing the session with a 2.2% gain at $6.41.
eLong's CEO Discusses Q4 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Hello everyone. Thank you for joining our call. Joining me today, we have Guangfu Cui, our CEO; Luo Rong, our CFO; and Philip Yang, our Chief Accounting Officer.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
HomeAway Begins Expedia Beta But Only 1% of Properties are Distribution Ready
Google organic search traffic to the entire vacation rental sector has slowed of late, according to HomeAway CEO Brian Sharples.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Hotel Room Online Price-Fixing Lawsuit Tossed by Judge
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. , Expedia Inc. and other hotel and Internet travel agencies won dismissal of a consumer antitrust lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to fix room prices.