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Feb 27 Salesforce.com Inc, the world's
biggest maker of online sales software, reported a
better-than-expected 37 percent rise in quarterly revenue helped
by strong sales at its newly acquired email marketing firm
The company also said Graham Smith, chief financial officer
since 2008, will retire in March 2015.
The company's net loss widened to $116.6 million, or 19
cents per share in the fourth quarter, compared with a loss of
$20.8 million, or 4 cents per share, a year earlier.
Excluding items, the company earned 7 cents per share.
Revenue rose to $1.15 billion from $834.7 million a year
Analysts on average had expected earnings of 6 cents per
share on revenue of $1.13 billion, according to Thomson Reuters
(Reporting by Sruthi Ramakrishnan in Bangalore; Editing by