Private investment firm Comvest Partners acquires the financially troubled e-retailer, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in March.
C-Commerce Technology Enables iShopNetworkFrontline Communications Corp. has announced that iShopNetworks Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary, has filed a U.S. patent application for iShopNetworks' "cooperative commerce & content" or C-Commerce(3) technology, an application that will be translated into a Web-based network of "vertical" commerce and content networks.
Pearl River, N.Y.-based Frontline plans to launch iShopNetworks' beta prototype later this month. A full rollout of iShopNetworks to the business and consumer markets is planned for this fall, it says.
iShopNetworks' collection of channels includes iShopHollywood.com, iShopTheOffice.com, iShopTheToyStore.com, iShopThePetStore.com, iShopTheTravelAgency.com and iShopTheHome.com. MySmallBizNetwork.com, the venture's proprietary business-to-business channel, will focus on reaching U.S. entrepreneurs and small businesses, the company says.