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MarketplacesJul 19, 2012 11:13 PM By Jim Tierney
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.
MarketplacesJul 19, 2012 10:11 PM By MCM staff
Congress is scheduled to bring the Marketplace Equity Act up for discussion on Tuesday. If it passes, merchants who sell goods online will be required to collect sales tax from their customers. Here’s a look at Twitter talk about #efairness.
MarketplacesJul 15, 2012 8:29 PM By MCM staff
Mom and pop retailers can take some lessons from their ecommerce counterparts about how to compete against Amazon.com. From our perspective at Multichannel Merchant, retailers can compete with Amazon if they take the following 10 steps.
MarketplacesJul 11, 2012 8:14 PM By Wendy Shooster
Brick-and-mortar retailers sell more when they have more staff on the floor to help customers. This also applies in the online environment. Here are five tips to help your customer service boost online sales.
MarketplacesJun 19, 2012 2:16 AM By Jim Tierney
MarketplacesJun 16, 2012 1:52 AM By MCM staff
Within four months, Discount Party Supplies increased its overall impression share by 10% and their overall clickthrough rate by more than half a percent. In addition, the retailer went from a 30% impression share in their brand campaign to a 90% impression share.
MarketplacesJun 14, 2012 12:44 AM By Herman Shooster
There are several qualities that an outsourced contact center must possess to provide outstanding customer service. Here are three tips to improve the customer experience in an outsurced contact center.
MarketplacesJun 05, 2012 10:13 PM By MCM staff
Merchants have responded to consumer shopping behaviors and adapted their ecommerce sites to maximize their online sales, according to the results of MCM Outlook 2012-13, a survey conducted by Multichannel Merchant.
MarketplacesJun 05, 2012 8:20 PM By Erin Lynch
Even though Amazon.com announced the beta launch of AmazonSupply, a store for business and industry folks, it doesn’t mean the end for distributors and wholesalers. Here are 12 ways you can successfully compete against the online juggernaut.
MarketplacesJun 02, 2012 8:15 AM By Curt Barry
Among the many potential benefits of BI: Honing inventory and reducing costly back orders; a better understanding of the costs of core (never-out) products within broad SKU assortments; and a better understanding of merchandising and marketing results by catalog and digital channels.