The State of the Catalog is Alive and Well

| Daniela Forte

While branding remains the top function for catalog, innovative merchants are leveraging their catalogs to drive customers online and provide inspiration through imagery. In this report by Multichannel Merchant, find out why the catalog is still an important marketing tool for merchants.

Retail and Ecommerce Distribution Center Roundup

| Mike O'Brien

Amazon, Wayfair, Best Buy, Ulta Beauty and IKEA are among the major retailers announcing new distribution center or fulfillment center activity to meet consumer demand, in Multichannel Merchant’s periodic roundup of facilities news.

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Case on Ecommerce Taxation

| Mike O'Brien

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to take up a South Dakota case this term that could reset the balance between online and physical store sellers by requiring taxation of goods sold by out-of-state merchants. However the high court rules, it will have a dramatic effect on retail and ecommerce taxation for years to come.

When Politics and Retail Collide

| Daniela Forte

Retailers are continuing the “dump Trump” trend, at least in terms of products bearing his family name, as the controversial businessman-turned-president makes moves executives have concerns about – or as they anticipate or experience customer blowback. See which brands and retailers are taking the stand against President Donald Trump and what it means for each of them.

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Wayfair Launches View In Room Mobile App Feature

| MCM Staff

Wayfair announced the launch of its View in Room mobile app feature, allowing customers to see furniture in their home before they buy. See how this new feature will make the purchase decision easier for shoppers.

Is Virtual Reality the Next Ecommerce Frontier?

| Daniela Forte

Virtual reality is making its way into ecommerce, but the question remains whether it is a “nice to have” or a “need to have” for consumer engagement? Read how several merchants are embracing virtual reality as a way to engage with consumers.