Posts Tagged "Greg McLemore"

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NBC Nightly News

WebMagic CEO Greg McLemore speaks on the NBC Nightly News correctly predicting the upcoming demise of hundreds of Internet companies while Amazon.com would survive.

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Raging Bull

Pets.com hails from rather humble beginnings, when in 1994, a savvy 31-year-old entrepreneur, Greg McLemore, registered this first-tier domain name. Not until 1998 did McLemore’s Web design firm, WebMagic, launch Pets.com, incorporating content, community, and commerce. . . . Pets.com

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Newsweek

Pets.com seeks to sell everything your pet pines for. . . . But unlike its competitors, Pets.com has a formidable foe on its leash: Amazon.com. . . . Back in 1994, of course, the online pet market looked comparatively tranquil.

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Newsweek

Greg McLemore, a 31-year old entrepreneur from Pasadena, California, registered the Pets.com address and launched the site as an online community for pet owners.

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The Wall Street Journal

Greg McLemore, a founder of Pets.com who currently is senior vice president for business development, said Amazon was chosen as a major investor because ‘they have a lot of successful experience in electronic commerce.’

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Yahoo! Finance

Pets.com is the largest pet company on the Internet, specializing in popular and rare pet accessories, products and food. . . . Founded by established Internet entrepreneurs Greg McLemore and Eva Woodsmall in 1998, Pets.com is a spin-off of WebMagic,

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CNET News.com

Expanding its retail scope, Amazon.com has invested in start-up Pets.com. . . . Pets.com, founded in 1998 by Greg McLemore and Eva Woodsmall, specializes in popular and rare pet accessories, products and food for all types of animals.

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The Industry Standard

Former Reel.com CEO Goes to the Dogs — Pets.com founder Greg McLemore says the company had been looking for a CEO since the fall and was happy that it could attract [Julie] Wainwright [former Reel.com CEO] and hire her on

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Washington Post

Greg McLemore, 30 . . . scuttled plans to attend graduate school in order to create the electronic retailer Toys.com, which he sold last spring to No.1 rival eToys.com Inc.

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Inc. Technology

Winter 1999 Special Issue Greg McLemore is president and CEO of WebMagic Inc., an incubator based in Pasadena, Calif., that dreams up — and finds funding for — Internet ventures. McLemore was the force behind Toys.com (which was acquired by

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