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.
The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 would give states broad power to enforce tax collection on remote sellers. But Congress could learn a lesson from the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement.
Executives from 11 companies share their reasons why the Marketplace Fairness Act would be a burden to their companies – and to their customers.
Organizations that oppose the Marketplace Fairness Act and those who support it have been extremely vocal about their opinions on the subject. Two of the leaders in the industry, eBay and Amazon, fall on opposite sides of the argument.
What impact will the pending Marketplace Fairness Act have on direct-to-customer merchants?
Though the U.S. Senate approved the Marketplace Fairness Act in April, no two IRCE 2013 attendees interviewed by Multichannel Merchant seemed to have the same opinion about the pending legislation.
While many businesses small and large are talking about and worrying about the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA), what do you really know about it?
Ross Kramer, CEO of Listrak, sits down with Multichannel Merchant senior content manager Tim Parry, at IRCE 2013 and talks about how his clients are feeling as they get ready for Holiday 2013.