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Common wisdom once pegged Amazon and Bezos as goners. But guess what? They're thriving.
The modern-day miracle of branded social networks
The business of brokering ads across Web sites has become one of the most popular and overcrowded niches on the Web. The result: a glut of networks competing with each other, confusing media buyers and guaranteeing inevitable shakeouts.
"Promotional piracy'' is an alternative to discounted pricing.
As the number of people who are new to the Internet dwindles and Web advertising costs increase, more companies are trying to retain their existing customers on the Web, rather than simply winning new ones.
Only 350 miles separate the two California business cultures, and technology and entertainment executives are worlds apart.
Barry Diller is wrecking parties. I may never be invited anywhere ever again, but I must speak out against Evite, his company, for stamping a hideous brand on hospitality.
Jan Chipchase's mission, broadly defined, is to peer into the lives of other people, accumulating as much knowledge as possible about human behavior so that he can feed helpful bits of information back to Nokia — to the squads of designers and technologists and marketing people who may never have set foot in a Vietnamese barbershop but who would appreciate it greatly if that barber someday were to buy a Nokia.
Although Roxanne Quimby, co-founder of Burt’s Bees, continues to find the life of an entrepreneur appealing, she is disenchanted with her responsibilities as a landlord.
Chinese executives want to be able to say that their companies are as well known as the big brands