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Plunkett's E-Commerce & Internet Business Almanac 2012: E-Commerce & Internet Business Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

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Plunkett's E-Commerce & Internet Business Almanac 2012: E-Commerce & Internet Business Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

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PLUNKETT'S E-COMMERCE & INTERNET BUSINESS ALMANAC 2012

Key Features:

• Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence

• Market forecasts and Industry Statistics

• Industry Associations and Professional Societies List

• In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies

• Industry Glossary

• Buyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online

Pages: 631Statistical Tables Provided: 15Companies Profiled: 442Geographic Focus: Global

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.

-How is the industry evolving?

-How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?

-How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?

-What is the size of the market now and in the future?

-What are the financial results of the leading companies?

-What are the names and titles of top executives?

-What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:

Major Trends Affecting the E-Commerce & Internet Business

1) Introduction to the E-Commerce & Internet Business

2) Booking Travel Over the Internet Continues Sizzling Growth

3) Apple's iPod Revitalizes the Music Industry/Amazon and MySpace Follow Suit

4) Tablet and Ultrabook Sales Soar

5) Internet Film and TV Content Grows/Netflix Evolves to Focus on Online Delivery

6) User Generated Content Drives Social Media and Generates Ad Revenues

7) Health Information Research Remains a Leading Use of the Internet

8) Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges

9) Amazon Gains Market Share

10) Online Advertising Becomes More Targeted, Nears 20% of Total Advertising Market

11) Targeted Online Advertising and Social Network Advertising Boost Revenues

12) Banks See Rapid Growth in Online Banking

13) Insurance Direct Selling and E-Commerce Grows

14) Wi-Fi is Pervasive and Indispensable

15) Broadband Market Nears 1 Billion Users

16) Fiber-to-the-Home Gains Traction

17) U.S. Broadband Connections Rank Behind Other Nations

18) Cloud Computing, Software as a Service (SaaS) Point the Way to the Future

19) VOIP Use Soars and Threatens to Revolutionize Telecom

20) Telecommunications Move Online Including Unified Communications, Telepresence

21) Security Needs Flourish/Firefox and Google Chrome Grow

22) Carriers Eliminate Unlimited Access Plans for Smartphones and Landlines, Up Profit Potential

23) 3G Cellular Systems, Including EV-DO, Are Enhanced/HSPA+ Offers High Speed Competition to 4G

24) LTE Offers 4G High-Speed Platforms, Competes with WiMAX

25) Virtual Worlds Open Up New Revenue Sources

26) Social Media Privacy Concerns Plague the Industry

27) Groupon and Other Coupon Firms Compete Aggressively for Consumers' Attention

28) HTML5 to Make Web Pages More Interactive

29) Chinese Consumers Go Online as the World's Biggest Internet Market Soars

E-Commerce & Internet Business Statistics

1) E-Commerce & Internet Business Overview

2) Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2003-2nd Quarter 2011

3) E-Commerce Industry, U.S., Quarterly Revenue: 2010-2011

4) Internet Publishing & Broadcasting, Internet Service Providers & Web Search Portals: Estimated Revenue &

Expenses, U.S. 2007-2011

5) Internet Access Technologies Compared

6) Number of Business & Residential High Speed Internet Lines, U.S.: 2004-2011

7) Percent of Home Broadband Adoption Across Population Subgroups, U.S.: 2006-2010

8) Demographics of Internet Users by Sex, Age, Race, Community Type, Income & Education: May 2011

9) Common Internet Activities, U.S.

10) Common Daily Internet Activities, U.S.

11) Top 10 Websites, U.S.: January 2012

12) Top 10 Retail Industry E-Commerce Sites, U.S.: January 2012

13) Top 10 Social Networking Websites, U.S.: January 2012

14) Leading Search Engines, U.S.: January 2012

15) eBay Quarterly & Annual Statistics: 2007-2011

Table of Contents

PLUNKETT'S E-COMMERCE & INTERNETBUSINESS ALMANAC 2012CONTENTSA Short E-Commerce & Internet Business Glossary xIntroduction 1How to Use This Book 3Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the E-Commerce & Internet Business 71) Introduction to the E-Commerce & Internet Business 82) Booking Travel Over the Internet Continues Sizzling Growth 103) Apple's iPod Revitalizes the Music Industry/Amazon and MySpace Follow Suit 124) Tablet and Ultrabook Sales Soar 145) Internet Film and TV Content Grows/Netflix Evolves to Focus on Online Delivery 146) User Generated Content Drives Social Media and Generates Ad Revenues 177) Health Information Research Remains a Leading Use of the Internet 188) Bricks, Clicks and Catalogs Create Synergies While Online Sales Growth Surges 199) Amazon Gains Market Share 2010) Online Advertising Becomes More Targeted, Nears 20% of Total Advertising Market 2111) Targeted Online Advertising and Social Network Advertising Boost Revenues 2312) Banks See Rapid Growth in Online Banking 2313) Insurance Direct Selling and E-Commerce Grows 2414) Wi-Fi is Pervasive and Indispensable 2615) Broadband Market Nears 1 Billion Users 2716) Fiber-to-the-Home Gains Traction 2817) U.S. Broadband Connections Rank Behind Other Nations 2918) Cloud Computing, Software as a Service (SaaS) Point the Way to the Future 3019) VOIP Use Soars and Threatens to Revolutionize Telecom 3120) Telecommunications Move Online Including Unified Communications, Telepresence 3321) Security Needs Flourish/Firefox and Google Chrome Grow 3422) Carriers Eliminate Unlimited Access Plans for Smartphones and Landlines, Up ProfitPotential 3623) 3G Cellular Systems, Including EV-DO, Are Enhanced/HSPA+ Offers High SpeedCompetition to 4G 3724) LTE Offers 4G High-Speed Platforms, Competes with WiMAX 3825) Virtual Worlds Open Up New Revenue Sources 3926) Social Media Privacy Concerns Plague the Industry 3927) Groupon and Other Coupon Firms Compete Aggressively for Consumers' Attention 4028) HTML5 to Make Web Pages More Interactive 4029) Chinese Consumers Go Online as the World's Biggest Internet Market Soars 41Chapter 2: E-Commerce & Internet Business Statistics 42E-Commerce & Internet Business Overview 43Estimated Quarterly U.S. Retail Sales, Total & E-Commerce: 1st Quarter 2003-2nd Quarter 2011 44E-Commerce Industry, U.S., Quarterly Revenue: 2010-2011 45Internet Publishing & Broadcasting, Internet Service Providers & Web Search Portals:Estimated Revenue & Expenses, U.S. 2007-2011 46Internet Access Technologies Compared 47Number of Business & Residential High Speed Internet Lines, U.S.: 2004-2011 48Percent of Home Broadband Adoption Across Population Subgroups, U.S.: 2006-2010 49Demographics of Internet Users by Sex, Age, Race, Community Type, Income & Education:May 2011 50Common Internet Activities, U.S. 51Common Daily Internet Activities, U.S. 52Top 10 Websites, U.S.: January 2012 53Top 10 Retail Industry E-Commerce Sites, U.S.: January 2012 54Top 10 Social Networking Websites, U.S.: January 2012 55Leading Search Engines, U.S.: January 2012 56eBay Quarterly & Annual Statistics: 2007-2011 57Chapter 3: Important E-Commerce & Internet Business Contacts 58(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)Chapter 4: THE E-COMMERCE 450Who They Are and How They Were Chosen 86Industry List, With Codes 87Index of Companies Within Industry Groups 89Alphabetical Index 100Index of Headquarters Location by U.S. State 104Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country 108Index by Regions of the U.S. Where the Firms Have Locations 109Index of Firms with International Operations 119Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE E-COMMERCE 450 124Additional IndexesIndex of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities 568Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations 570

Companies Mentioned

1-800 Contacts Inc1-800-Flowers.Com Inc24/7 Real Media Inc3 Suisses360buy.comA B Watley Group IncAbout IncAboveNet IncAccenture plcActive Media Services IncAcxiom CorpAcxiom Digital IncAdobe Systems IncAdStar IncADTRAN IncAdvanced Book Exchange Inc (AbeBooks)Aegis LtdAffiliated Computer Services IncAG Interactive IncAirbnb IncAkamai Technologies IncAKQA IncAlcatel-LucentAlibaba.com LtdAlibris IncAlloy IncAlpheus CommunicationsAmadeus IT Group SAAmazon.com IncAmerica Movil SAB de CVAmerican Greetings CorpAncestry.com IncAngie's List IncAOL IncApollo Group IncApple IncAriba IncArista Networks IncARTISTdirect IncAsk.comASOS plcAT&T IncAtos Origin SAAttachmate CorporationAudible IncAuthorize.Net Holdings IncAutobytel IncAutomatic Data Processing IncAutonomy Corp plcAvaya Government Solutions IncAvaya IncAxway IncB2W-Companhia Global Do VarejoBackCountry.comBaidu.com IncBand Digital IncBankrate IncBarnesAndNoble.com IncBidz.com IncBlackboard IncBlockbuster LLCBloomberg LPBlue Coat Systems IncBlue Dingo DigitalBlue Nile IncBluefly IncBMC Software IncBoingo Wireless IncBorland Software CorporationBottomline Technologies IncBoursoramaBox.net IncBridgepoint Education IncBrightcove IncBroadVision IncBuy.com IncCA Inc (CA Technologies)Cableuropa SAUCablevision Systems CorpCareerBuilder IncCBS Interactive IncCDC CorporationCDNow IncCellco Partnership (Verizon Wireless)CenturyLink IncCharles Schwab Corp (The)Charter Communications IncCheck Point Software Technologies LtdChina Mobile Communications CorporationChina Mobile LimitedChinaCache International Holdings LtdChoiceStream IncCiena CorpCincinnati Bell IncCisco Systems IncClearwire CorpCobalt Group (The)Cogent CommunicationsComcast CorpCoremetrics IncCorey McPherson NashCorning IncCortal Consors SACoStar Group IncCotendo IncCoupons IncCox Communications IncCrackle IncCraigslist IncCritical Mass IncCrowdcast IncCtrip.com International LtdCURRENT Group LLCCyber Communications IncCyberSource CorpDell IncDeltathree IncDemand Media IncDeNa Co LtdDialogDigg IncDigital River IncDigital Sky Technologies (DST)Digitas IncDIRECTVDow Jones & Co IncDropboxDrugstore.com IncDun & Bradstreet Corp (The, D&B)E*Trade Financial CorporationEarthLink IncEasyAsk InceasyGroupEasyLink Services International CorporationeBay IncECI Telecom LtdECollege.comEDGAR Online InceHarmony IncEHealth IncElavon IncElectronic Arts IncE-LOAN IncE-machitown Co LtdEmbarcadero Technologies IncEMC CorpeMusic.com IncEnterasys Networks IncEntrust IncePals IncEpocrates IncEquinix IncEtsy IncEvernote CorporationEveryday Health IncExpedia IncExperian AmericasExperian Cheetahmail IncF5 Networks IncFacebook IncFactSet Research Systems IncFandango IncFibertech Networks LLCFireclick IncFirst Data CorpFiserv IncForeSee Results IncForrester Research IncFreshDirect LLCFriendster IncFrontier Communications CorporationFry's Electronics IncFundtech LtdGartner IncGenexGlam Media IncGlobal Crossing LtdGlobal Payments IncGo Daddy Group IncGoingon Networks IncGoogle IncGrand Canyon Education IncGree IncGroupon IncGSI Commerce IncHackett Group Inc (The)Hallmark Cards IncHarmonic IncHealthStream IncHomeAway IncHoover's IncHotels.com LPHotwire IncHuawei Technologies Co LtdHulu LLCIAC/InterActiveCorpIBM Global Business Services (GBS)ICrossing Incimc2InfoGROUP IncInfoSpace IncInfosys Technologies LtdING DIRECT Investing IncInteractive Data CorporationInternap Network Services CorpInternational Business Machines Corp (IBM)Internet America IncInternet Brands IncInternet Capital Group IncInternet Initiative Japan IncIntraLinks Holdings IncIntuit Financial ServicesIntuit InciPayment InciVillage Incj2 Global IncJDA Software Group IncJDS Uniphase CorporationJoostJuniper Networks IncKAYAK Software CorporationKDDI CorpKDDI CorpKewill Systems plcKeynote Systems IncKIT digital IncLadders (The)LastMinute.comLBi International NVLendingTree LLCLevel 3 Communications IncLiberty Global IncLiberty Interactive CorpLife Quotes IncLifeLock IncLinden LabLinkedIn CorpLinkShare CorporationLionbridge Technologies IncLiquidnet Holdings IncLivePerson IncLiveWorld IncLivingSocial IncLookSmart LtdLoopt IncLyris IncMacquarium Intelligent CommunicationsMakeMyTrip LimitedManhattan Associates IncMapQuest.com IncMarchex IncMarketLive IncMarketWatch IncMcAfee IncMECMediaPlatform IncMicrosoft CorpMICROS-RetailMixi IncMktg IncMobile Telesystems OJSCModusLink Global Solutions IncMonster Worldwide IncMoreVisibility.com IncMove IncMovieTickets.com IncMP3.com IncMySpaceNapster IncNaviSite IncNBC Universal LLCNet2Phone IncNet-A-Porter LLCNetApp IncNetEase IncNetflix IncNetrics IncNetScout Systems IncNetSuite IncNeuLion IncNeuStar IncNew York Times Co (The)Newegg IncNews CorpNHN CorpNIC IncNovell IncNTT DoCoMo IncOcado LtdOclaro IncOneSource Information Services IncOnline Resources CorpOnstream Media CorporationOpen Text CorpOpenTable IncOpenwave Systems IncOracle CorpOrbitz Worldwide IncOverstock.com IncOzon.ruPayPal IncPeapod LLCPegasus Solutions IncPerficient IncPerformics IncPhotobucket CorpPinterestPriceline.com IncPrimus Telecommunications Group IncProgress Software CorpProvide Commerce IncQ Interactive IncQuest Software IncRackspace Hosting IncRadware LtdRakuten IncRealNetworks IncRealPage IncRed Hat IncRedEnvelope IncReed Elsevier Group plcRegister.com IncRenren IncResponsys IncRetail Decisions plcReturn Path IncRightNow Technologies IncRogers Communications IncRogue Wave Software IncRSA Security IncRue21 IncS1 CorporationSabre Holdings CorpSabre Travel NetworkSalesForce.com IncSalon Media Group IncSAP AGSapient CorporationSAVVIS IncScene7 IncSciQuest IncScottrade IncScripps Networks InteractiveSelectica IncShanda Interactive Entertainment LimitedShaw Communications IncShopping.com LtdShutterfly IncSiemens AGSINA CorporationSK Telecom Co LtdSkype Technologies SASohu.com IncSonicWALL IncSopra Group SASpotify LtdSprint Nextel CorpStamps.com IncStudent Advantage LLCSugarCRMSupport.com IncSurveyMonkey IncSycamore Networks IncSymantec CorpSymphony Technology GroupSystemax IncTata Consultancy Services (TCS)TD Ameritrade Holding CorpTech Data CorpTelecomunicaciones de Puerto Rico IncTelefonica Europe plcTelenor ASATelephone and Data Systems Inc (TDS)Tellabs IncTencent Holdings LtdTeracentTeradata CorporationTerra Networks GroupTerremark Worldwide IncTerreStar CorpTheStreet.com IncThomson ReutersTIBCO Software IncTime Warner Cable IncT-Mobile InternationalT-Mobile USA IncTocquignyTotal System Services Inc (TSYS)Track Data CorpTradeStation Group IncTravelocity.com LPTravelport LimitedTravelzoo IncTrend Micro IncTripAdvisor IncTRX IncTucows IncTwitter IncUnited Internet AGUnited Online IncUniversity of Phoenix Inc (The)US Interactive IncUshahidi IncUTStarcom IncValueClick IncVASCO Data Security International IncVeriFone Systems IncVerio IncVeriSign IncVerizon Communications IncVerticalResponse IncVibrant Media IncVimeo LLCVimpelCom LtdVitaCost.com IncVodafone Group plcVonage Holdings CorpWalt Disney Company (The)WatchGuard Technologies IncWeb.com Group IncWebEx Communications IncWebloyalty.com IncWebMD Health CorpWebMedia Brands IncWestell Technologies IncWhitePages IncWikimedia FoundationWindstream CorporationWine.com IncWipro LtdWorkday IncXO Group IncXO Holdings IncYahoo! IncYandex NVYelp IncYesMail.com IncYOOX SpAYouku.com IncYouTube LLCZappos.com IncZillow IncZuora IncZynga Inc

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