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Ten dot-com flops

by Mac McMullen / August 21, 2005 9:50 AM PDT

How many of them can you remember ?

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Although they are still in business ...
by Evie / August 21, 2005 10:25 AM PDT
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... I'm surprised not to see the original Priceline.com grocery and gas "name your own price" concept on the list. It was a huge flop.

Of those ten, the only one I ever had personal experience with was Pets.com. Except for cat treats that I can only buy online once the big coupon and shipping savings were ended for all the online pet retailers, it just isn't worth it. Petsmart and Petco have regular stores in addition to their online service so have survived well.

Evie Happy

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(NT) (NT) I only heard of two of them
by duckman / August 21, 2005 12:21 PM PDT
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We have a Pets.com sock puppet that talks
by Josh K / August 22, 2005 12:27 AM PDT
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It says four different things. My daughter likes it.

One of their commercials was hilarious. It was a Christmas ad. The sock puppet sees some Christmas stockings hanging from a fireplace mantle, looks into the camera and whispers, ''The horror......the horror....''

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