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Barter Is Good Business

Consumers Seek Bargains Rather Than Gift Cards

IMS Future Looks Bright


IRTA President David Wallach Takes East Coast Swing

When You?re ?Paid In Advance? You Are Able To Handle Today?s Dramatic Change

ITEX Pioneer Passes

She?s Back...Debbie Lombardi Returns To Barter Industry

IRTA Moves Headquarters To Portsmouth, Virginia

IMS Barter 2008 Celebrity Golf Event Raises $60,000 For Charity

Using Trade Exchange?s Services Keeps You In The Public?s Eye

Community Currency Prominent At 2008 IRTA Conference

Capacity Crowds Expected At IMS Barter Expos For Holiday Gift Buying

ITEX Unveils Results For Fiscal Year 2008

IRTA?s 29th Annual Convention Deemed Complete Success

NATE Reform Committee Announces Special Meeting For Removal Of Current Board & Election Of New Directors

IMS Obtains Global Board Seat & Industry Honors At IRTA?s Barter Conference

Let?s Make A Deal: Can The Modern Commercial Barter Model Work For Microfinance?

The Question is the Key

10 Tactics To Boost Morale

IMS Files Second Quarter Report

ITEX Expands National Partnership Team

Sirri Simsek, CEO Turk Barter, 2008 Barter Hall of Fame Inductee

IMS Top Sponsor At IRTA?s Annual Barter Conference

ITEX Acquires Media Services Business

Marc DiBella Joins National Trade Banc As VP Operations

Barter Professionals - Where Are They Now?

IMS Acquires Boston-Based Bartermax

Barter Headlines

IRTA Extends Special Invitation To Hall Of Famers

Club Med Partners With IMS? Corporate Barter Division NTA Trade

First Annual IRTA Video Awards Announced

IMS Holds Annual Shareholder Meeting

Wallach Offers Definition Of Barter Industry

Bartercard New Service Moves Toward Total Business Solution

IMS Barter Unveils New Trading Platform

ITEX Posts 19% Revenue Increase For Third Quarter 2008

Sino Fibre & Union EPS Sign Agreement Providing Online Barter Processing Services In China

The Definition Of An ?A? Customer...Cash Or Barter

IRTA?s Euro Chapter Marks 10th Year Anniversary

ITEX Becomes Sponsor Of NYC Entrepreneurs? Organizatio

IMS Unveils Proprietary Barter Commerce Management Software

Barter Is Not An IRS Target!

Barter Is Good Business

IMS Schedules Annual Shareholder Meeting

Former Barter-Pro Sondra Ames Teams With Daughter Allison To Create National Footprint For Their Wonderland Bakery

IMS Posts First Quarter Expansion Results

The Key To Profits During A Recession Is Preparation

What Your Accountant Should Know About The Business Of Barter

ITEX 26th Annual Convention Hits Vegas In High Gea

IRTA Europe Meeting Deemed Great Success

Barter Company Tradia Goes Green & Sponsors Green Earth Expo

BBX Barter Trading Commences In China

IMS Expands Empire State Membership With 2,500 Clients

Turk Barter Announces Ambitious Plans To Purchase & Remarket 2,500 Home

ITEX Exploring Strategic Alternatives

ITEX Applauds Midwest Business Exchange Contributions

Sino Fibre Completes Strategic Private Placement To Establish Chinese Barter Exchange

Green Apple Barter Targets $2 Million In Itex Transactions


International Monetary Systems Receives Equity Investment


TTi Announces Ever-Increasing Online Barter Activity


Solution Selling Key To Barter Industry?s Expansion 


IMS Reports Record Year Of Achievement & Growth


New Merger Forms Trade Limited


ITEX?s White Responds to Western Sizzlin?s Unsolicited Tender Offer Changes


Humphreys Proudly Announces New Tradia Web Site


White Compares Barter Industry To Credit Card Industry


Western Sizzlin Discloses ITEX Offer Amendment


TeleTrade int?l Announces Nearly $11 Million In Trade Activity


ITEX Announces Results For Second Quarter 2008


Paradigm Shift For International Reciprocal Trade Association


ITEX Enters ?Software As A Service? Market


IMS Enrolls Record Number Of New Clients In January


CPAs Offer Eight Steps Aiding Entrepreneurs In Tough Economic Times


You Have A Choice?Grow Or Go!


Second Annual NATE Owners-Retreat


Looking Back. . . Do You Remember This February 1982 Announcement?


ITEX Adds 23 Restaurants As Expansion In Chicago Market Continues


Bartercard Launches New Mobile Text Service


Barter Industry Fortunate To Have IRTA?s Whitney Working On Their Behalf


ITEX Moves To Expand Franchise Network, Membership Base


ITEX Corporation Acquires Certain Assets Of Cleveland-Based ATX


Trade Dollars Play Major Role In House Construction


ITEX CEO Likes What He Sees ? Buys Part Of Blogging Company


IMS Reveals Increases Across-The-Board For December 2007


Open Letter From IRTA?s Universal Currency Committee


TTI Announces Year-End Trading Activity


The Year In Review And A Look Forward


Trade Exchange Barter Difficult In China


ITEX Sets 25-Year Sales Record On 28-Day Operating Cycle


Personalized Phone Service Beats Automation


ITEX Announces First Quarter Results Of Fiscal 2008


Record Month For International Monetary Systems


ITEX Inland Valley Hosts Holiday Trade Fair


TTi Announces 2007 Trade-Activity Exceeded $100 Million


How Do You Use Your Weird Time?


Entrepreneurs Must Continually Be Alert For Con Artists!


IMS Announces Record Revenue Of $1.4 Million


IMS Third-Quarter Report Reveals Revenue & Cash Flow Increases


IMS Announces Sales Totals & 159% Revenue Increase


Bartercard To Enter India In Early 2008


Update On Third-Party Record Keeping For Barter Exchanges


IMS Plans Nationwide Series Of Holiday Barter Expo?s


IMS Acquires Trade Exchange Serving Kentucky/Tennessee Clients


Current News From International Reciprocal Trade Association


IMS Announces 91% Revenue Increase


IRTA Names New Executive Director


ITEX Reveals Fourth Consecutive Profitable Year


IMS Appoints Former IRTA Executive Director


IMS To Host First Broker/Sales Training Conference


IRTA?s 28th Annual Awards Ceremony


Barter?s Value Questioned


ITEX Holds Successful Regional Conference


Mardak Suggests Consumer Electronics Pro?s Consider Trade Leverage


Additional International Monetary Systems Debt Converted To Equity


IMS Acquires Barter Partners & Kansas Trade Exchange


IMS Announces 106% Revenue Increases


Business Partner Life-Insurance Ensures Safety Net


BizX Honored By Inc. Magazine?s 5,000 Fastest-Growing Companies


Special Corporate Barter Session Added To IRTA Convention


Second Franchisee Acquires Rights To Manage Former Intagio Members For $500,000

International Monetary Systems Increases Revenue 89%


White Reveals Value Of Intagio Acquisition


Greco Pushing Forth With Establishment, Education Of Mutual Credit Clearing Systems


Aramex Partners With BizX Trading For Trade Exchange Market


TTi Reports 2007 Trade Activity

Bartercard International Sells Australian Arm For $25.5 Million

ITEX Corporation Completes Intagio Acquisition

Art Goehring Selected For IRTA's 2007 Hall-Of-Fame

Longtime Exchange Owner Passes

International Monetary Systems Trade Volume Increases 104%

ITEX Corporation Acquires Intagio ... Adds 2,000 Members

IRTA Director Krista Vardabash Announces Departure

CEO Don Mardak Interviewed On Audio Podcast

IMS Debt Converted To Equity

ITEX Believes Key To Growth Is Networking

ITEX Continues Business Service Expansion

International Monetary Systems Triples New Member Sign-ups

The Freedom Of Exchange Is The Foundation Of All Freedoms - Part I

Noted Industry Veteran Douglas Dagenais Tapped As New ITEX Sales Director

BizXchange Opens Dubai International Headquarters

IMS Announces Monthly Metrics, Big Revenue Increases

New Orleans ITEX Convention Recap

ITEX Announces Third Quarter Results For Fiscal 2007

Key Industry Leaders Attend IRTA Brussels Conference

Revenue & Cash Flow Both Up For IMS Quarter

Selling Futures: Barter Your Future Production or Services

Barter Hall-Of-Famer Stephen Webster Joins IMS Board

Bartering Comes To Life In Business

ITEX Adds Co-branded Master Card To Executive Privileges Program

TeleTrade int?l Reports Progress On Different Fronts

Bartercard Expanding Again

BBX China?s CEO Visits Australia For Training

Bartering Can Increase Our Sales Volume

How To Protect Yourself From the Risks Of Bartering

IMS Announces 111% Trade Volume Increase For March

BarterXchange Appoints Ian Jones CEO

Bartering Can Pay Many Business Expenses

ITEX Expands Privileges Program, Partners With Expedia For Low Price Travel

ITEX Expands Executive Privileges Program, Partners With Simply Hired To Launch Electronic Job Listing Board

IMS Annual Report Outlines Achievements, Growth

Bartercard Operations Moving Into India

National Trade Banc Nets $3 Million Media In White Springs Deal

ITEX Announces "Executive Privileges Program" To Address Industry's Biggest Challenge

Next Generation Envisions Different Bed & Breakfast Inn

Barter Industry Goliaths Report Similar Numbers

142% Increase In Trade Volume For IMS, Gross Revenue & New Clients Also Up Over 100%

Second Quarter Shows Operating Income Increase Of 68%

Tax Tips For Business Barterers

XO Limited Launches Inclusive ?Pay Anyone? Software

IRTA Board Member Selected For IRS Advisory Group

XO Limited Launches Online Database With Free Resources

TeleTrade International Trade Volume Up 10%

Barterers. . . Use Win-Win Negotiations In All Your Trades

ITEX?s White Expects More Vibrant B-2-B Trading Community

Bartercard?s New Future

Lasater Announces Another Growth Period For TTi?s Online Systems

ITEX Maintains Consistency Into 4th Year

ITEX Pursues Dissemination Of Story Via E-mail ?Snapshot?

Singapore?s BarterXchange Has Ambitious Plans

IMS Does It Again...Acquiring Steve Webster's Alliance Barter

Former Trade Exchange Owner Ray Bastarache Scores Again...Turning $50,000 Into $5.2 Million

It Was A Great Year For ITEX

IRTA Sends Formal Invitation To NATE For Unified 2007 Conference

TTi Displays Verified Safe? Seal

IMS Now Dominates Largest U.S. Barter Market?Greater Chicagoland

XO Limited Announces New Barter-Software Features

The Future As Seen By Central Banker From England

Wallach Gets Nod For IRTA Hall-Of-Fame Award

Hall Of Fame Acceptance Speech

Barter Industry Faces Tremendous Challenges

IMS Gobbles Up Nation?s Largest Independent Trade Exchange...Schacht & Varner?s NTA/ITA

Jack Schacht, Joan Varner Were Heroes To Nascent Barter Industry

2006 IRTA Awards Banquet Presentation

Commercial Barter Industry Looks To Emulate Visa Card Model

Trade Exchange Contingent Enjoys Annual Convention In Toronto

International Monetary Systems Second Quarter Earnings

Australia?s BBX Move Into Wine Propitious

eBay Seller Teams Up With Bartercard

XO Limited Sells Thailand/Vietnam Ozone Franchise License

Karen Hoffman Expresses Thanks For Industry Experience

TeleTrade International Transactions Up 19%

IRTA Announces Keynote Speaker

Barter Clubs

Bartercard Stages World?s Largest Trade Show $4 Million Traded In 7 Hours

IMS Barter Creates Broker Division For Entrepreneurs

ITEX Selects New Orleans For National Convention

Bartercard Expands UK Growth With Move Into Ireland

Bartercard?s Man In New Zealand, CFO Michael Parsons, Doing Bang-Up Job

BBX Expands Into Another Major Field?Wine

IMS Announces April Revenue Increase

ITEX Has Explosive Quarter...Both Its Income And Revenue

TeleTrade International Announces 23% Trade Volume Growth

Travel And Entertainment Expenses Can Be Tricky!

The Motley Fool Newsletter Looks At Barter

ITEX Completes Largest Convention Ever

Florida Barter?s Bingman Crowned Broker Of The Year

IMS Revenues Up 53%, Operating Profits Advance 144%

IRTA Announces New Verifiable Logo Program

Mardak Enthused With Hedge Fund Equity Investment

News From Universal Currency

Exciting Trip Of A Lifetime Accomplished Through Barter

TeleTrade International Hits New Benchmark

Flis Heads National Trade Banc

Steve Singer Leaves Barter Industry, Buys Budpak, Inc.

Persistence Paying Off For Mardak

?IRTA U? Theme For 27th Annual International Conference In September

Schacht?s ITA Goes Remote To Boost Productivity & Sales

IMS Files Annual Report, Acquires More Equity Capital

TeleTrade?s First Quarter Trading Volume Up 24%!

Vail, Aspen, Steamboat Springs! IMS Expands Again, Acquiring Trade Exchange of the Rockies

Barter Happenings Here & There

ITEX Reports Transactions, Income, Repurchase Of Shares

Largest Independent Trade Exchange In America Introduces Trademart?An Online Barter Shopping Mall

Munson Gets Ink With $150,000 Barter Deal

IMS Activities Taking Place On Many Fronts

BBX Forms Real Estate Fund For Property Acquisitions

Bartercard Happenings

IRTA Conference Held In Amsterdam

Karen Welch Names Her Biggest Competitor

BBX Acquires Rival Tradebart Australia

TeleTrade Announces Large Trading Volume Increase

ITEX Continues Posting Strong Figures

IMS Eyes 200+ Monthly Enrollments

$2 Million BBX Trade Dollars Used To Purchase $8.3 Million Resort

BNI Acquires Credible Competitor?American Barter Network

Bartercard?s Global Expansion Continues With Frankfurt Stock Exchange Listing

Other Barter Company Happenings Globally

?We have secured the funding necessary to continue our industry roll-up program on attractive terms.?

ITEX Convention In Las Vegas Could Be Industry?s Largest

Bartering Gaining Popularity as U.S. Economy Sputters - PDF

Beating The Downturn With Barter Exchanges - PDF

Program Developer Steve Webster Teaching Certified Trade Broker (CTB) Seminars

Ralf Becker Addressing IRTA Europe Conference

Bartercard Sells Turkey License For $600,000

Record Growth Reported By International Monetary Systems

National Association of Trade Exchanges Reports Banc Trading Totals

eValues Expands Online Technology Services

Trade Exchange Industry First...Automobile Fuel On Barter!

Ron Whitney?s Unstinting Efforts On Behalf Of U.S. Commercial Barter Industry

IRTA 2006 International Conference Slated For Florida

BizXchange Lauded By Bay Area Barterers

Suplizio Addresses Biggest Challenge Facing Barter Industry

Illinois Trade Association Offering New Online Barter Shopping Service To Membership

Zampatti Promoting Entire Concert On Barter

US Bank Extends ITEX Line-Of-Credit To $1 Million

Matchbin Barter Platform Providing Easy Entry Into $17 Billion Print Classified Market, Plus eBay & Yahoo

Bartercard Processes More Transactions Than American Express & Diners Club Combined

IMS Reports Another $6 Million Trade Volume Month

International Reciprocal Trade Association Introduces New Membership Category & Brand Verification Program

RTE Revs Barter Sales With High End Automotive Marketing

Angel Investors Pull Back From Betting On Start-Up Businesses

New Universal “Alternative Currency” Backed By Major Corp.’s

BarterNews Played Major Role In Olympic Trade With Fortune 100 Corporation

Statistics Reinforce Enormous Potential For Commercial Barter Industry

BizXchange Earns Certified Trade Exchange Designation By IRTA

Australia's BBX Goes Public With Oversubscribed IPO

When In Doubt Call Your Broker Like This Happy Entrepreneur Did

IRTA Designates Bartercard First Official Certified Trade Exchange

BBX Investors Into Real Estate

Electronic Barter Network Will Fuel World Economy

Two Reasons For Focusing On Your Barter Efforts

Ingenious Barter Arrangement Cements Strategic Tie

Changes Ahead For Barter Industry As High Tech Marries High Touch

Another Cashless Currency Program Introduced

"Direct Connect" Model Another Area of Concern For Barter Industry

Cooper Suggests Paradigm Shift - PDF Format

Success Attitude = (Core Desires + Direction) x Proper Action + Persistence

Barterers. . . Use Win-Win Negotiations In All Your Trades!

A Look Back - Susan Groenwald - PDF Format

International Monetary Systems Aspires To Reach The Mountain Top - PDF Format

California Vintner Who Embraced Barter

Focus On Excellence - Alliance Barter - PDF Format

How The World's Largest Supplier Of Investment Advisory Services Uses Barter

Focus On Excellence - A Conversation with Tradecorp's Art Goehring - PDF Format

A Client's View of Barter

European Attendance Most Impressive At IRTA Barter Congress - PDF Format
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Industry's Relentless March Forward Continues In Denver

How A Start-up Microbrewery Used Barter

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Move Into 2001 With Barter In Your Planning Efforts

Industry Icons Come Together To Form BarterNet World's Largest Barter Company

NFL Football Hall-of-Famer. Fran Tarkenton Says....

Use Some of Your Trade Dollars To Assist Your Most Valued Customers

Your Customers Can Often Be Your Best Advisors!

New Tax Law Guarantees More Barter (Stock Transactions)

Four Simple Steps Toward Developing Successful Reciprocal Purchases

Use Barter (Trade Dollars) To Reward and Motivate Employees

Your Company's Team Of Professional Advisors Should Include A Barter Expert

Renovation Exchanged For Exclusivity & Advertising

When In Doubt Call Your Broker Like This Happy Entrepreneur Does

What's Your Barter I.Q.? (Imagination Quotient)

Your Trade Exchange Membership Is An Important, Appreciating Business Asset!

Three Reasons Why Your Trade Exchange Membership Is So Valuable!

Knowing The Critical Function Of Your Business Puts You On The Road To Success

Focus Your Marketing Efforts, Cash & Trade, Where They Will Do The Most Good

Trace Exchange Perfect Environment For "Friendship Marketing"

All Barter Deposits Are Not Taxable Income

10 Ways Barter Can Play An Important Role In The Building Of Your Assets

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