Tech Industry

Online shopping gets a new look

Google tests a new search service called Froogle, as Amazon.com and eBay bring outlet malls to the Web.

Google tests a new search service called Froogle, as Amazon.com and eBay bring outlet malls to the Web.


Attention online shoppers: The company is testing a new service called Froogle that uses its search engine to help locate products on the Web.
December 12, 2002


Few consumers are aware of the quiet revolution that's transforming the way people shop online.
December 9, 2002

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Web retailers bag big gains, with sales for November up 22 percent from a year ago and those for the first post-Thanksgiving week up 34 percent, according to new reports.
December 10, 2002


Consumers are shaking off economic woes and heading to the Net this holiday season, with a new report saying online shopping is up as much as 30 percent.
December 2, 2002


Books, CDs and DVDs bought at Amazon.com can now be picked up at local Borders stores, thanks to an extended agreement between the two retailers.
November 27, 2002