Etoys.Com

eToys.com is a retail website that sells toys via the Internet. It was established by a startup company of the same name during the dotcom boom, but the company went bankrupt towards the end of the boom, after which the site went through a number of changes of ownership, and was acquired by Toys "R" Us in February 2009.
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  • Build it? Buying Niche Media May be Better

    … Why spend years building an audience for your brand if you can buy a turnkey niche media property? When we need a new kitchen table, few of us head to the local hardware store to pick up timber. We know the experts do it better. So, why are brands building their own content marketing foundations without seriously considering a ready-made…

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  • What brands can learn from Amazon’s brick-and-mortar move

    … to increase their digital spending in the next five years. However, one look at companies like eToys.com and Pets.com shows how unlikely it is for companies to achieve success using digital-only strategies. Both companies deployed a lot of online marketing, but none of it offset the missing brick-and-mortar presence needed to tie it together…

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