E-commerce goes mainstream as Visa, AOL, and Microsoft heavily promote online shopping to tap into the rapidly growing Internet population. The companies are working to convince consumers that online purchases are easier and safer than a trip to the corner store.
Visa pushing for Net shopping
After watching warily from the sidelines, the credit card giant is trying to convince consumers that using Visa cards to shop online is safe.
AOL builds up shopping sites
Microsoft inks $90 million ad deal
Visa pushes e-commerce growth