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A system for interactive on-line electronic communications and processing of business transactions between a plurality of different types of independent users including at least a plurality of sellers, and a plurality of buyers, as well as financial institutions, and freight service providers. Each user can communicate with the system from remote terminals adapted to access communication links and the system may include remote terminals adapted for storage of a remote data base. The system includes a data base which contains user information. The data base is accessed via a validation procedure to permit business transactions in an interactive on-line mode between users during interactive business transaction sessions wherein one party to the transaction is specifically selected by the other party. The system permits concurrent interactive business transaction sessions between different users.

Title
Interactive market management system
Application Number
6/914172
Publication Number
4799156
Application Date
October 1, 1986
Publication Date
January 17, 1989
Inventor
Lester Teichner
Chicago
IL, US
Eyal Shavit
New York
NY, US
Agent
Welsh & Katz
Assignee
Strategic Processing Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G06F 15/21
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