All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘’ Is Launching a Streaming Service, the large online retailer, is jumping into the video-on-demand arena. The site, which averages some 30 million visitors every month, is planning on launching a content service – TV shows and movies – this year. According to CEO Patrick Byrne, the service will come in two stages. The first, coming by mid-year, is the ability for Overstock users to …

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Amazon and Start New Battle in Book Price War

Amazon has slashed the prices on a bunch of hardcover books in what appears to be a response to a recent promotion from to undersell the online retail giant on hundreds of thousands of titles. Over the weekend, Amazon quietly boosted the discounts on many hardcovers in an attempt to match prices offered by Overstock during their promotional period. …

Read More Releases Fiscal Year And Q4 Earnings Report released its fiscal year and Q4 earnings report today. The company posted a 3% decrease in revenue year-over-year for 2011. For the fourth quarter, there was a 10% YoY decrease. FY 2011 revenue was $1,054 million vs. $1,090 million for 2010. For the quarter, revenue was $314.1 million vs. $348.9 million in the year ago quarter. In a conference …

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Microsoft, Apple Are Most Visited Computer/Electronic Sites

Just as how you go to the grocery store when you want to find food, a new Nielsen report shows that when the people want to find some information about electronics and computers, it comes as no surprise that they turn to websites of companies that specialize in electronics and computers. Microsoft’s website welcomed 93.8 million unique visitors from the …

Read More Tops In Employee Satisfaction

Online retailer said today it has been ranked #1 for employee satisfaction in a survey commissioned by Forbes.

Jonathan-Johnson The company received high ratings for its fun, relaxed work culture. CEO and Chairman Patrick M. Byrne earned a 92% employee approval rating, the highest of any retailer on this list.

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Overstock Launches Private Sales Site

Online retailer has launched a private sales website today called

Eziba offers exclusive deals on home decor products from a variety of popular brands. Items will be offered in daily sales starting each day at 11 EDT. Each sale will last between 48 and 72 hours.




Read More To Stop Selling Fur

Online retailer said today that it will no longer sell fur on its Web site.

The decision to stop selling fur came after the company was contacted by the Humane Society of the United States, which says around 100 retailers and designers have promised not to use fur in their products.

Read More Sues New York Over Tax Law has filed a lawsuit challenging New York’s new tax law that requires online retailers with affiliates in New York to collect New York sales tax. The state maintains those affiliates count as a physical presence.

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Overstock Dumps NY Affiliates Over Sales Tax

While Amazon plans to fight New York’s new law that requires it to collect sales tax on online purchases, Overstock chose to kick out its New York affiliates to avoid that collection duty.

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