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ExecutiveApr 30, 2013 5:09 PM By Tim Parry
Amazon has quietly launched Amazon Lending, which it hopes will encourage merchants to place more inventories into the Amazon Marketplace.
ExecutiveApr 30, 2013 3:51 PM By 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.
ExecutiveApr 29, 2013 9:28 AM By Tim Parry
The Senate has set up a final vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act.
ExecutiveApr 26, 2013 9:13 PM By 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.
ExecutiveApr 24, 2013 12:11 AM By 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.
ExecutiveApr 15, 2013 10:32 AM By Tim Parry
FiftyOne Global Ecommerce has rebranded as Borderfree in an effort to further emphasize the company’s ongoing mission to enable U.S. retailers to transact with consumers in every corner of the globe. “Identifying as Borderfree allows us to more directly communicate our vision and mission to create an entirely ‘border-free’ global ecommerce experience for consumers and […]
ExecutiveApr 10, 2013 4:17 PM By Daniela Forte
The U.S. Postal Service has delayed the implementation of its new five-day mail delivery schedule until legislation is passed that provides the USPS with the authority to implement a financially appropriate and responsible delivery schedule…
ExecutiveApr 09, 2013 11:47 AM By Tim Parry
Ron Johnson is out as CEO of the troubled general merchant, and has been replaced by the man he replaced at the end of 2011, Myron E. (Mike) Ullman III. Here’s what’s being said on Twitter, via Storify, about the move. [View the story "Ron Johnson Leaves JCP" on Storify] Ron Johnson Leaves JCP After […]
ExecutiveApr 09, 2013 11:32 AM By Tim Parry
Not like we didn’t see the end of the Ron Johnson era coming at J.C. Penney… but on April 3, Bloomberg reported the ousted CEO’s salary had been slashed 96%. It wasn’t just Johnson, bonuses were not given to any of JCP’s executives. When hired, Johnson promised a $1 billion in profits in his first […]
ExecutiveApr 08, 2013 4:41 PM By 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.