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January 21, 2015




Can Amazon and RadioShack be a Match Made in Heaven?

Is Amazon bailing on its plans for a New York City showroom? And can RadioShack be the answer to Amazon’s omnichannel plans?

That and more, tonight, on… Okay, the lead is a little dramatic, but sometimes we need to have …

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In Blog, marketing

Amazon, Amazon.com, ecommerce, ecommerce marketplace, eBay, online sellers, online merchants, marketplace selling, ecommerce sellers, Quidsi, Diapers.com, venture capital, ecommerce competition

January 30, 2015




Jet.com Is an Ecommerce David Taking on Amazon’s Goliath

Jet.com, a disruptive startup based in Montclair, NJ, is going after Amazon by taking a new approach that allows sellers to undercut the ecommerce giant on price by using a system that finds and exploits cost inefficiencies in the …

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In Automation, customer experience

January 27, 2015




Borderfree Acquires DutyCalculator

Borderfree announced it will acquire Bundle Tech Limited, the operator of DutyCalculator, a provider of cloud-based global trade and customs compliance data services.

The move expands Borderfree’s trade compliance data services capabilities and brings a broader, more comprehensive offering to …

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In Global, Platforms

Alibaba, alibaba group, Tmall, Taobao, online marketplace, google, Walmart, Walmart.com, Jack Ma, supply chain, omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment

December 4, 2014




Tax Group Targets Alibaba in Campaign

The Alliance for Main Street Fairness (AMSF) launched a television advertising campaign to educate lawmakers on what it calls “the imminent threat posed by China’s online mega-retailer—Alibaba—as it enters the U.S. retail market.” Retailers are imploring the …

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In Ecommerce, News

Senate-building

August 18, 2014




What the Marketplace Fairness Act Means to Small Businesses

 

Before heading out for summer recess, the U.S. Senate made plans to extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act, which bars states from levying taxes on internet access. The act is set to expire November 1, 2014, but with strong bipartisan support …

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In Ecommerce, Marketplaces

Canada, Canada Post, Canadian market, Canadian retail market, marketing, marketing in Canada, cross-border ecommerce, cross-border selling, webinar

January 21, 2015




Brand Loyalty, Trust Keys to Canadian Consumers

Canadian consumers are more brand loyal than their U.S. counterparts, but connecting with them involves more relationship-building and trust, according to a Canada Post executive.

“Canadians do a lot more research before buying, and they don’t like to …

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In Campaign, Catalog

January 20, 2015




15 Tactics Great Amazon Sellers Live By

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With over 2 million sellers listing on Amazon*, it’s no secret that it’s one of the most competitive marketplaces around. But it’s also no secret …

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In Up-coming Webinars

2015-forecast

January 19, 2015




Webrooming and Mobile Showrooming in 2015

The holiday shopping season has settled, but the challenge is far from over for retailers as 2014 comes to a close and new trends in the way customers shop continue to take shape in 2015. Even while mobile shopping continues to grain …

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In Must Reads

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July 16, 2014




Marketplace and Internet Tax Freedom Act will Empower States

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After years of bills appearing before Senate and Congress, could sales tax enforcement on goods and services bought in the Internet finally be reality? Yes and no, depending …

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In Executive, News

Target, Target Canada, ecommerce, store closings, Canadian retail market, Zellers

January 15, 2015




Target to Close All 133 Stores in Canada

Ending a failed experiment that began in March 2013, Target announced it was closing all 133 of its Canadian stores by the end of 2015, with plans to liquidate its assets. Walmart Canada has been mentioned as a possible acquirer of the assets …

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In News, Omnichannel

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