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The Alliance for Main Street Fairness launched a television advertising campaign against Alibaba this week to educate lawmakers on what it calls an imminent threat to U.S. retailers. But are AMSF’s claim against Alibaba true?
Here is the latest assault on our industry’s profitability. The Schedules That Work Act will kill company profitability and ultimately sacrifice jobs.
Here’s why TruST believes the Marketplace and Internet Tax Freedom Act does a severe disservice to both bills, threatening to stall ITFA and derail a productive House debate over the future of remote taxation.
The Marketplace and Internet Tax Freedom Act combines two critical legislative issues – the Marketplace Fairness Act and the Internet Tax Freedom Act. What does this mean for retailers that sell goods and services online?
The Seattle City Council just voted to put low-wage workers on a path over the next several years to earning a $15-per-hour minimum wage. Curt Barry, president of multichannel operations and fulfillment consulting firm F. Curtis Barry & Co., explains what this means to direct-to-customer merchants.
The company’s second report provides an update on its sustainability-related accomplishments and objectives, and sets goals in three categories: workplace and supplier standards, environmental management and community engagement.
While Overstock.com announced last week that it has begun accepting Bitcoins as an online payment option, not all merchants are embracing the crypto-currency. The Chinese ecommerce platform Alibaba Group said in a statement that it has banned the controversial payment option from all its Taobao marketplaces.
Purveyor of All Things Creative has saved on its accounting costs by using TaxJar to streamline its tax management.
It’s always something. Just when direct-to-customer merchants think they have a handle on their profit margins, something comes along to throw it into frenzy.
While some merchants say the Marketplace Fairness Act could put them out of business, one industry expert shared his thoughts on what the true cost the MFA will be for retailers.