Vietnam Vet and Massachussets Native Wins Beyond.com Millionth Customer Sweepstakes.
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 1, 1999--
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Vietnam veteran is a phrase used to describe someone who served in the armed forces of participating countries during the Vietnam War. Douglas Flagg, 54, of Orange, Mass., has won the Beyond.com "Millionth Customer Sweepstakes sweepstakes, contest or race, usually a horse race, on which a lottery is run. Prizes are awarded to the holders of winning tickets. In the case of a horse race, the draw is made from the names of all the horses entered in the race and vast numbers of blanks. " launched by the Internet software superstore su·per·store
A very large retail store that stocks highly diversified merchandise, such as groceries, toys, and camera equipment, or a wide variety of mechandise in a specific product line, such as computers or sporting goods. in celebration of topping 1 million paying customers a few weeks ago.
"This is a tremendous accomplishment for Beyond.com, which reported in April that it had more than 1.2 million paying customers," said Lise Buyer, director and senior equity analyst, Internet/New Media, at Credit Suisse First Boston Credit Suisse First Boston was originally the trading name of the Financière Crédit Suisse-First Boston, a London-based 50-50 investment banking joint venture formed in 1978 between the First Boston Corporation and Credit Suisse. . "Beyond.com is one of only a handful of e-commerce companies to achieve this level of success."
Selected in a random drawing, Flagg received as his grand prize a new Palm III The Palm III was the first PDA in the Palm III lineup and is also Palm Computing's first handheld to support infrared file transfer and a Flash ROM capable operating system. The first Palm IIIs went on sale in 1998. Connected Organizer PalmPilot, an ergonomic ergonomic - Concerning ergonomics or exhibitting good ergonimics. Microsoft mouse and 97 software products across more than 100 software product categories, both physically and via digital download The perspective and/or examples in this article do not represent a world-wide view. Please [ edit] this page to improve its geographical balance. from the Beyond.com website located at http://www.beyond.com. Flagg will digitally download To receive a file transmitted over a network. In any communications session, "download" means receive, and "upload" means send. The download/upload often implies a big/little scenario, in which data is being downloaded from the "big" server into the "little" user's computer. 33 software titles directly from Beyond.com to his home computer.
The Grand Prize also includes dozens of software titles including Berlitz Spanish (Foreign Language); Microsoft's Expedia Streets Deluxe de·luxe also de luxe
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Flagg, who is on disability because of a back injury, devotes most of his time to creating award-winning 22-stitch cross-stitch embroidery embroidery, ornamental needlework applied to all varieties of fabrics and worked with many sorts of thread—linen, cotton, wool, silk, gold, and even hair. Decorative objects, such as shells, feathers, beads, and jewels, are often sewn to the embroidered piece. and exotic wood frames for the embroidery. He said he was thrilled thrill
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1. To cause to feel a sudden intense sensation; excite greatly.
2. To give great pleasure to; delight. See Synonyms at enrapture. to win so much exciting software from Beyond.com.
"My cross-stitching was going slow, and I was running out of things to do," Flagg said. "I'm going to have to live another lifetime, maybe two, so I can have fun with all of this software. I'm also going to have a blast with Visual C++ because I went to school for programming and never did anything with it."
"I am delighted that our symbolic millionth customer is a proud veteran who served his country during the war and now serves his curiosity with software and the Internet," said Mark Breier, president and chief executive officer of Beyond.com.
Internet software superstore Beyond.com sells more than 48,000 software and other digital products on its website, including more than 1.6 million digital images in various file formats.
Beyond.com sells commercial, off-the-shelf software to the government, enterprise, corporate and consumer markets, offering its customers a better place to buy software. Visitors to the company's online store http://www.beyond.com enjoy a comprehensive selection of software backed by customer service and competitive pricing.
Approximately 48,000 software stock-keeping units (database) stock-keeping unit - (SKU) /skyoo/ (rarely seen expanded) A common term for a unique numeric identifier, typically in a database. Originally this was used only for products, but has spread in usage.
Compare with UID for sense development. (SKUs) are available for online purchase with 6,800 SKUs available for immediate, electronic delivery, including software from such major publishers as Adobe Systems Adobe Systems Incorporated (pronounced a-DOE-bee IPA: /əˈdoʊbiː/) (NASDAQ: ADBE) (LSE: ABS) is an American computer software company headquartered in San Jose, California, USA. Inc., IBM/Lotus Corp., Microsoft Corp., Sun Microsystems Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) is an American vendor of computers, computer components, computer software, and information-technology services, founded on 24 February 1982. Inc. and Symantec Corp. The company has established strategic marketing alliances with America Online See AOL. Inc., @Home Network, CNET (body) CNET - Centre national d'Etudes des Telecommunications. The French national telecommunications research centre at Lannion. Inc., Compaq Computer Corp., Excite Inc., Microsoft Corp., Netscape Communications Corp., XOOM XOOM Extraction of Object Oriented Software Metrics .com Inc., Yahoo! Inc. and ZDNet.
Additionally, Beyond.com offers 1.6 million digital images in different file formats, including jpeg, gif and mpf through a strategic marketing alliance with IMSI IMSI International Mobile Subscriber Identity
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IMSI Idaho Maximum Security Institution . Beyond.com also offers software publishers, hardware manufacturers and systems OEMs e-commerce solutions including publishers transaction processing Updating the appropriate database records as soon as a transaction (order, payment, etc.) is entered into the computer. It may also imply that confirmations are sent at the same time.
Transaction processing systems are the backbone of an organization because they update constantly. , physical and electronic order fulfillment Order fulfillment (in BE also: order fulfilment) is in the most general sense the complete process from point of sales inquiry to delivery of a product to the customer. Sometimes Order fulfillment , customer support, site design consultation, marketing support and reporting.
The company has applied for federal registration of the marks BEYOND.COM and BEYOND DOT COM dot com - com . Beyond.com Corporation trades on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol ("BYND"). More information on the company can be found in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").
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The complete Beyond.com Millionth Customer Sweepstakes Grand Prize included: Children's Creativity Software Lego Creator Flight Games Luftwaffe Commander General Hobby Software American Greetings Crafts! Deluxe Fonts & Font Software 2000 Fantastic Fonts Encyclopedia Software Grolier MultiMedia Encyclopedia 99 Deluxe Children's Foreign Language Software JumpStart Spanish Music Software Music Write Plus Career & Resume Software Resume Maker Deluxe Financial Software Quicken Deluxe 99 Card, Solitaire & Casino Games Bicycle Solitaire Action Games Heretic II Hunting Games Cabela's Big Game Hunter II Board Games Monopoly Adventure Games Grim Fandango Movie Software & CD-ROM Movies Star Wars: Behind the Magic Screen Saver Software Create Screen Savers Children's Reading Software Ready to Read with Pooh File Transfer & Remote Access Software Remote Desklink General Education Software Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Atlas & Mapping Software National Geographic Maps Religious Software Zondervan New International Bible Gardening & Landscaping Software BH&G Complete Guide To Gardening Tax Software TurboTax 98 Children's Art Software Crayola Make a Masterpiece Medical Software Merriam-Webster's Medical Audio Dictionary Project & Time Management Software Visio Standard Mice & Trackballs Intellimouse Pro V1.0 Joysticks & Game pads Sidewinder Force Feedback Pro V2.0 General Handheld Software PlusPack for PalmPilot Accounting Software VersaCheck Personal Database Software FileMaker Pro Beauty & Style Software Cosmopolitan Virtual Makeover Children's General Curriculum Software Reader Rabbit's 1st Grade Children's Brain Games Oregon Trail General Reference Software American Heritage Talking Dictionary Foreign Language Software Berlitz Spanish Desktop Publishing Software Publisher 98 Simulation Games Combat Flight Simulator Travel Software Expedia Streets Deluxe and Trip Planner 2000 Voice Recognition & Synthesis Dragon Naturally Speaking Software Programming Languages & Utilities Visual C++ V6.0 Standard Children's Math Software Math Blaster Geometry General Business Software Guerrilla Marketing Puzzle Games The Best Jigsaw Puzzles PIM & Contact Manager Software Organizer 5.0 Suites & Integrated Software Packages Office 97 Standard CAD Software 3D Home Interiors Deluxe Children's Science & Nature Software Schoolhouse Rock: Science Rock Clip Art Symbol & Image Libraries Corel Gallery 1 Million General Graphics Software Corel Print House The Wizard of OZ Edition Children's Interactive Storybooks Winnie the Pooh & Tigger Too Family Tree Software Generations Deluxe Home Planning & Design Software Sierra Home Architect Driving Games NASCAR Racing 99 Role-playing Games Return To Krondor Trivia Games YOU DON'T KNOW JACK: The Irreverent Collection Children's Fun & Games Software Fisher Price Pirate Ship Combat Games StarCraft PalmPilots & Accessories Zippered Leather Case for Palm III General Handheld Hardware Palm IIIx Telephony & Voicemail Software Internet Phone Wordprocessor Software Creative Writer Children's History Software Kid's Culture -- the Great Explorers Exam Preparation Software Inside The SAT PSAT & ACT 99 Children's Geography Software Amazon Trail Operating System Software Plus! 98 Health & Fitness Software Get Healthy Today! Sports Games Madden NFL 99 Strategy Games Rainbow Six General Game Software SID Meier's Alpha Centauri Playstation Games Marvel Superheros vs. Street Fighter Nintendo 64 Games Beetle Adventure Racing for N64 Legal Software Kiplinger's Home Legal Advisor Cooking & Wine Software Primasoft Wine Organizer Multimedia Software ScreenCam Web Management Software Net.medic Network Mgmt & Utility Software NetIntellect Express Dictionary & Thesaurus Software The Internet Dictionary Diagnostic & Troubleshooting Software SANDRA Professional Forms Generator Designer & Filler Presto! Forms V3.0 Spreadsheet Software Excel 95 Results -- Gold Template Collection Browser & Browser Add-on Software Net Nanny Y2K Test & Fix Software 2000 Toolbox Backup Software Filesitter Security & Encryption Software PGP Personal Privacy General Communications Software PowWow Virus Detection Software VirusScan 4.0 Presentation Software 3D Sensations for Presentations Web Development Software HomeSite General Internet Software NetSonic Pro 2.0 Electronic Books: Game Guides & Gamespot Unofficial Guide to Hintbooks StarCraft Electronic Books Electronic Commerce: An Intro Calendars & Calendar Software Claudia Schiffer PalmPilot Software Thoughtmill Design & Illustration Software Paint Shop Pro With Animation Shop General Utility Software Uninstaller Deluxe V5.1 Email Software Talking Email Disk & File Compression Software NetZip Deluxe File Viewing & Conversion Software Conversion Plus Windows CE Software Intelligolf Birdie Edition