TITLE

MyMall signs Selfridges and Apple to appear in virtual shopping centre

AUTHOR(S)
GOLDIE, LUAN
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
New Media Age;8/21/2008, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the participation of several high street brands in Great Britain, including Apple, Selfridges and Waitrose, in a virtual mall called MyMall. The site enables brands to have virtual storefronts that link through to transactional sites. In addition, it is looking to integrate a three-dimensional social network into the site, thus allowing shoppers to recommend products to others in order to gain commission on items sold. Ishmael Bahadur, chief executive officer (CEO) of MyMall, notes that MyMall provides brands an alternative to Google or price-comparison sites.
ACCESSION #
34161962

 

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