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It appears that Congress won’t act on pending postal reform legislation this year, according to Gene Del Polito, the president of the trade group Association for Postal Commerce.
Most opponents of H.R. 3179
Scott Thompson, the former Yahoo CEO and PayPal President, has been named CEO at 2-year-old online fulfillment services provider ShopRunner.
Four prominent trade groups, including the American Catalog Mailers Association and the Direct Marketing Association, today announced the formation of a coalition titled TruST (True Simplification of Taxation) to fight pending Internet sales tax …
For intimate apparel merchant Bare Necessities, spin-off titles have been a successful venture. Bare Necessities launched BarePlus by Bare Necessities at BarePlus.com in February with a big public relations blitz.
The Marketplace Equity Act would repeal the 1992 Supreme Court decision, Quill Corp. vs. North Dakota, which said states are not allowed to require out-of-state companies to collect sales taxes unless that company has a physical presence, such as a store or warehouse, in the state.
Changing an “s” to a “z” in the subject line helps gain visibility in the inbox, says Zazzle marketing program manager Patrick Briggs.
Private equity firm Brentwood Associates has acquired a majority stake in women’s apparel and accessories, jewelry, and home furnishings seller Sundance Catalog from ACI Capital, Webster Capital and Sundance catalog founder Robert Redford, who will retain minority stakes in the 23-year-old company.
As Google Product Search morphs into Google Shopping later this year, a pair of industry experts said merchants need to get on board with the changes before they go into effect.
The American Catalog Mailers Association wants its members with ties to Republican congressional districts to contact their elected officials and voice their displeasure regarding the annual rate increase for catalogs contained in H.R. 2309.