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Toggle Summary Bond's Latest Hi-Tech Kit Is His Own Online Superstore
GOLDFINGER IS THE BEST BOND FILM EVER Bond's Latest Hi-Tech Kit Is His Own Online Superstore James Bond fans have named the quintessential British spy's third film, Goldfinger , as the best of the genre in a poll to mark the opening of a special James Bond Store on the Internet.
Toggle Summary Small publishers to benefit as launches Advantage Programme
Authors and small publishers empowered to sell books online May 12th 2000. London. The UK's leading online retailer,, today announced the launch of the Advantage Programme for UK Independent and small publishers. Already a massive success in the US with thousands of participants,
Toggle Summary announces Results For First Quarter 2000
AMAZON.CO.UK ANNOUNCES RESULTS FOR FIRST QUARTER 2000 First Quarter Revenues Up 210 % Year-Over-Year Cumulative Customers Accounts Total Now Over 1.4 Million # 13 UK Web Property in the UK with 12.4% Reach in February 2000* # 1 Retail site in the UK in February 2000* LONDON, UK: 27 April 2000:
Toggle Summary Play It Again Sam, With Films From
Online Retailer Opens New Dvd And Video Store With Exclusive Links To Web's Favourite Film Site London: 1 March 2000: 09.00: Building on the success of its books, music, auctions and zShops services,, the UK's leading online retailer today announces the opening of its newest online
Toggle Summary A Nation Of Male Bridget Joneses Log-on to
It's official--Bridget Jones-style, angst-ridden neurosis is no longer just a female phenomenon. A growing number of men, just like Bridget, are showing signs of reaching for self-help, calorie-counting and dating books in an attempt to improve their lives, and they're doing it in secret--via the
Toggle Summary Launches " Anywhere"
EUROPE'S FIRST INTERNET SHOPPING SERVICE BY MOBILE PHONE London: 23 February 2000: 09.00 GMT: , UK's leading online retailer 1 , announces the launch of its " Anywhere" service; offering, for the first time in Europe fully functional Internet shopping from WAP-enabled
Toggle Summary 1 Million Consumers Choose
Strong Sales in Books and Music Company Achieves £100 Million Sales Run-Rate London: 15 February 2000: 09.00: Powered by a strong festive season finale to 1999, announced today that its 1999 fourth-quarter sales totalled £26 million * . This is a year on year growth rate of 430 percent
Toggle Summary Customers Make No. 1 in Christmas 1999 Online Shopping
MMXI Europe Ranks the UK's No. 1 e-commerce site London: 1 February 2000: 13.00: Online shoppers made the No. 1 online retailer for the busy Christmas 1999 shopping season, according to new figures released by MMXI Europe B.V. for December 1999.
Toggle Summary shoppers go potty over Harry as unpublished fourth novel rockets into top 5
The fourth JK Rowling Harry Potter novel - a book that doesn't even have a title yet and isn't due to be published until later this year - has shot into the top rankings of's Hot 100 books. has received thousands of advance orders for the next book in the teenage-wizard
Toggle Summary names Steve Frazier as Managing Director
Leading online retailer announced today it has named Steve Frazier as its Managing Director. Frazier was formerly Senior Vice President - Corporate Development for Payless Shoesource, Inc., a $2.6 billion footwear retailer based in Kansas, US.
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