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  • Samsung Electronics Starts E-Commerce Site
  • February 25, 1999 (SEOUL) -- As part of the Samsung Group's plan to focus on Internet-oriented business strategies, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. recently launched an e-commerce sales network of computer-related products, the company said.
    At Samsung Soft Plaza (http://plaza.samsungsoft.co m), customers can purchase PCs, software and other related products at a discount ranging from 10 percent-40 percent using credit cards only, Samsung said.

    "Although we currently offer approximately 1,000 computer-related products, we plan to expand our product line to all Samsung Electronics products in the near future," a Samsung official said.

    The group's electronics giant expects sales profits of 5 billion won this year, the official added.

    (Maeil Business Newspaper, Korea)

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    Updated: Wed Feb 24 14:49:04 1999 PDT