MSN Launches Shopping Portal

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MSN to Launch Shopping Portal
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Brett Tabke of wmw is first with the forum scoop on this eweek article about MSN's quiet launch of a shopping portal...

Microsoft will not receive revenues from sales of products sold through
Windows Marketplace, however, Walsh said. Instead, the site will serve as a
portal for retail partners. The site will provide reviews from the site users
themselves, much like Amazon.com. Microsoft employees will moderate forums and
explain how to connect everything together, she said. Eventually, the site
will be more tightly integrated with the rest of Microsoft's other online
properties, including MSN, whose engineers designed the site