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Summary: This program presents the history of Internet phenom eBay; discusses the Web site's feedback system, the key to its unprecedented success; and examines the devastating impact eBay has had on antique and collectible shops. The program also exposes two vulnerabilities that have come with that success: stock prices that fluctuate with the slightest stumble in company performance, and government's...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Andrew Selby and Ali Farzad couldn't find a place to buy cool iPod gear, so they started their own online business selling it-and profits are rising. Now they see an opportunity to expand into the Internet telephony market with phones and accessories, but exploiting it would mean embracing risk, enlarging their operation, and working harder than ever before. In this program, mentor John Boyle...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: The Internet and low-cost digital production methods have given marketers powerful new tools. This program explores the results: a new wave of advertising that relies increasingly on consumer-generated content and rejects the ad forms of conventional television. Featuring interviews with Matt Creamer of Advertising Age, Joseph Jaffee of the marketing company Crayon, Kevin Roberts of Saatchi &...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: Few online startups make it-and of those, even fewer make it big. But the odds don't scare the founders of Boso, an online marketplace for Oxford University students to buy and sell secondhand stuff. In this program, mentor John Boyle counsels Harjeet and Kulveer Taggar-cousins who have staked everything on success-to market aggressively to increase users in order to attract investment that...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Matt McNeil's online startup, Sign-Up.to, offers small and midsize businesses Web-based software to create, launch, and track permission-based e-mail and text message campaigns-and the results so far have been fabulous. But the 23-year-old entrepreneur and his hard-charging team must build on their initial success very, very quickly if they are to outpace their competition. This program tracks...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: An industry once dominated by four giant companies-Sony BMG, Warner Music, Universal, and EMI-has undergone a radical transformation. This program examines the explosion of legal music downloading and viral marketing, which have enabled enterprising bands and singers to distribute their own work rather than signing with major labels. Focusing on the success of Nizlopi, Arctic Monkeys, Internet...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: The dotcom boom and bust is often compared to the Gold Rush, but in this TEDTalk Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos explains that it was really more like the early days of the electric industry - and that there's a lot more innovation ahead of us than there is behind us. Today, Amazon.com is arguably the standard by which customers judge all Web businesses. Known for reliability and customer...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: At Dell Computers, four hours is all it takes to build, test, and ship a custom PC. In this program, NewsHour correspondent Tom Bearden investigates Dell Computers' direct sales model and its impact on retailers and manufacturers. Visionary Michael Dell and top industry executives from Compaq, Gateway, and Circuit City stress the vital importance of improving supply chain management, providing...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: E-tailers routinely collect information from visitors to their Web sites to better target their ads. Is this surrender of privacy the price of a personalized online shopping experience? In this program, NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Kaye seeks to understand the dynamics of, and the ethical issues surrounding, strategic online marketing with top management from Buy.com, Lycos, and DoubleClick...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Mims, Christopher

Summary: "A Wall Street Journal reporter travels the globe to tell the story behind the misleadingly simple phrase online shoppers increasingly take for granted: "arriving today." From factory laborers in Vietnam to longshoremen at the port of LA to truckers crawling our interstate highways to robots lurking in Amazon's "dark warehouses," here is an eye-opening investigation of the way online commerce...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Business, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers 2021

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Summary: This behind-the-scenes look at IT in action showcases three exciting e-commerce initiatives. By analyzing the growth, revenue, and future of MP3's Web site, visiting Ford's online "showroom," and showcasing the customer benefits of Coronet-Fashion at Work's online planning system, this program presents compelling case studies of the Internet's use to capture and exploit new markets.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Internet auction house eBay and virtual music community Napster are redefining established paradigms of online interactivity. In segment one of this program, NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels explores eBay's phenomenal success with President and CEO Margaret Whitman and others, while addressing concerns related to fraudulent merchandise and shill bidding. In segment two, Mr. Michels...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Technology and a booming U.S. economy are driving innovation in the clothing industry that is beneficial to businesses and consumers alike. This program examines trends in apparel marketing and changes in manufacturing and distribution. Bricks-and-mortar marketing via retail, department, discount, specialty, and outlet stores; catalog sales; shopping by television; and online buying are all...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Meet Kyle MacDonald, an unemployed young Canadian with a crazy-wonderful dream: to trade his way up from one red paperclip to a house in just one year using only his blog as his bartering tool. This program-an intriguing example of online entrepreneurship, a case study of an ingenious marketing stunt, and a testament to the transformative power of doing well by doing good-sums up a genuinely...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: In part one of this program, filmed prior to the foundering of the Internet economy, NewsHour correspondent Paul Solman examines the methodology of Amazon.com's founder Jeffrey Bezos and Drugstore.com's CEO Peter Neupert, who faced stiffening retail and online competition by innovatively adapting their business plans. In part two, correspondent Margaret Warner analyzes the meteoric rise of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Just as in the bricks-and-mortar world, a marketing plan is a must in cyberspace. In this program, leaders in the field of online marketing cut through the confusion to lay out the principles of driving traffic, branding, and targeting on the Internet. Executives from companies including 24/7 Media, Renegade Marketing Group, Beyond Interactive, and Media Metrix offer keen insights into a wide...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program, filmed at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, links two innovators who really know e-commerce: Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos, standard-bearer for all companies operating solely online, and David Dyer, president and CEO of Lands' End, who expanded his brand into cyberspace as well as into the clothing department of Sears to make his business a leader in the apparel...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Where is the best place to spend an advertising budget? Though newspaper circulation is falling, most adults still read the paper, while the popularity of print magazines is increasing, and readership of online media has exploded. This program explains different types of print and digital media formats and the benefits of advertising in each. The relative cost of placing classified and display...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: The 'forgotten space' of Allan Sekula and Noel Burch's essay film is the sea, the oceans through which 90% of the world's cargo now passes. At the heart of this space is the container box, which, since its invention in the 1950s, has become one of the most important mechanisms for the global spread of capitalism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF FOR

Summary: At the height of the dotcom mania, Silicon Alley ran with gold, the "new economy" ruled Wall Street, and business as usual was declared dead. A sequel to The Internet Money Machine, this cautionary program tracks the fortunes of TheGlobe.com and Pseudo.com after the bubble burst; bottom-feeder Overstock.com, which profited from the tech wreck; and DigitalCity.com, which sold out to AOL before...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Almost anything can be sold on eBay, from office supplies to office buildings. But that doesn't mean eBay success comes easily. This program follows three very different entrepreneurs as they struggle to make the massive Internet auction site work for them. From a living room crammed full of nostalgic nicknacks, Simon hopes to earn enough to pay his mortgage-if he can avoid getting kicked off...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: From Facebook to YouTube, savvy entrepreneurs know that the next big thing could be just a click away. This program focuses on ChickAdvisor, a Web site where women can rate a range of products and services, and its struggle to attract more users and pay staff while hoping for a big-time buyout. Also profiled on the show is millionaire Albert Lai, a Web entrepreneur who created his first...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: From the offices of insolvent newspapers to the vibrant yet uncertain online publishing scene, journalists are struggling to reinvent a troubled industry. This program follows bloggers, hackers, independent publishers, and social media mavericks working in the trenches of Chicago, a hub of digital media innovation. Shot over a two-year period, the film focuses on events such as the bankruptcy...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Baedat, Maxine

Summary: "A groundbreaking chronicle of the birth--and death--of a pair of jeans, that exposes the fractures in our global supply chains, and our relationships to each other, ourselves, and the planet Take a look at your favorite pair of jeans. Maybe you bought them on Amazon or the Gap; maybe the tag says "Made in Bangladesh" or "Made in Sri Lanka." But do you know where they really came from, how many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio/Penguin 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 338.4 BED

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