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.

Amazon’s Cure to Short-Term Thinking in Business

| Tim Parry

Jim Tompkins, CEO of Tompkins International, explores the main symptoms associated with the current plague of short-term thinking, how companies can begin growing again, and how the “Amazon Cure” and Jeff Bezos’ focus on innovation and investment help create long-term value.