RealTime IT News Launches New Marketplace

Internet messaging services company Inc. has partnered with e-tailer Value America to sell computer and electronics products through the new Marketplace. Marketplace offers members a one-stop shopping service accessible from their e-mail inbox.

Through the new departments powered by Value America, members will be able to shop for computers, peripherals, cameras and software from manufacturers such as Canon, Compaq, Hewlett-Packard, JVC, IBM, Microsoft, Panasonic and Toshiba. will generate revenues by acquiring new customers for Value America and sharing in revenue from sales made through the Marketplace.

Value America will promote the computers and electronics departments of the Marketplace through a customized version of its weekly newsletter featuring specials and other purchase incentives for members. said it expects to begin offering versions of the Marketplace through its network of ISP and Web site partners in the fourth quarter.