Jack Staff, chief economist with Zona Research in Redwood City, Calif ., offers several reasons for the Internet's growing popularity as a medium for health advice:
Jack Staff, chief economist of Zona Research Inc . in Redwood City, Calif ., says if Internet collective buying services catch on, some rival businesses won't survive.
For other e-commerce categories, too, a sluggish Web " can have serious economic impact, " said Jack Staff, chief economist at Zona Research, an Internet research firm.
"This shows Web shopping at the holidays is broad-based and not just for kids and geeks any more, " said Jack Staff, Zona's director and chief economist.
"We all have our secret sauce of ways to come up with the important numbers, " said Jack Staff, chief economist with Zona Research, an Internet research firm.
IBM has been more successful in marketing its image as a company that provides business-to-consumer services, said Jack Staff, chief economist for Zona Research, which was briefed on Microsoft's plans.
"This is major, " said Jack Staff, chief economist and director of e-commerce at Zona Research in Redwood City, Calif . " They are going to be a potent player ."
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Though Octane is backed by heavy hitters Lucent Ventures and Sigma Ventures, $ 2.4 billion is " an awful lot of money, " said Jack Staff, an analyst at Zona Research.