Senate Approves Internet Sales Tax

| Erin Lynch

The Senate has approved the long-anticipated internet sales tax proposal, which would require shoppers to pay sales tax for most of their online purchases, and it has earned mix reviews from retailers across the country.

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Best Buy to Sell its Stake in Europe

| Erin Lynch

Best Buy has entered into an agreement to sell 50% of its interest in Best Buy Europe, according to a statement issued by the electronics retailer, back to Carphone Warehouse.

A Modern Look at Ecommerce

| Erin Lynch

The definition of ecommerce has changed tremendously within the past 10 to 15 years. In this infographic from The etail Blog, you will learn the monetary differences between b2b and b2c companies and, thanks to marketplaces like Amazon and eBay, the new c2c.

A Look Back at Marketplace Fairness Act

| Daniela Forte

Last week the Senate voted 74 to 20 in favor of proceeding with its debate on the Marketplace Fairness Act and merchants are weighing in on how it would impact their business. Take a look back at Multichannel Merchant’s coverage of the Marketplace Fairness Act with this series of articles and videos.

Storified: Operations Summit 2013

| Tim Parry

Operations Summit 2013, the only conference exclusively about direct-to-customer operations and fulfillment, was held April 23-25 in Columbus, OH. Here are some of the top tips and testimonials from Multichannel Merchant’s show.

Prospecting for Growth and Rewriting the Rules of Business

| Bernard Luthi

As a big brand, it is dangerous to assume that because you can’t change something overnight your business can’t be agile. Rather businesses requires a forward thinking leadership team that isn’t afraid to risk changing direction and productivity in the short term for a long term gain.