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Catalogers Weigh in on Marketplace Fairness Act  May 08, 2013 3:57 PM By Daniela Forte

A group of catalogers and suppliers met with Congressional staff on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss their concerns with the Marketplace Fairness Act which passed in the Senate on May 6.

Wal-Mart Builds New Global Technology Platform  May 07, 2013 2:31 PM By Daniela Forte

Wal-Mart is attempting to take the ecommerce market share from its competitor Amazon by building a global technology platform.

Senate Approves Internet Sales Tax  May 07, 2013 2:05 PM By Erin Lynch

The Senate has approved the long-anticipated internet sales tax proposal, which would require shoppers to pay sales tax for most of their online purchases, and it has earned mix reviews from retailers across the country.

Mobile Ready Contact Centers Gaining Speed  May 06, 2013 7:44 PM By Erin Lynch

Is your contact center ready to go mobile? With smartphone use continually growing, more and more shoppers are going to look for a mobile ready contact center.

Best Buy to Sell its Stake in Europe  May 06, 2013 6:15 PM By Erin Lynch

Best Buy has entered into an agreement to sell 50% of its interest in Best Buy Europe, according to a statement issued by the electronics retailer, back to Carphone Warehouse.

Stamps.com Announces Shipping Integration with ChannelAdvisor  May 01, 2013 9:05 PM By Daniela Forte

Stamps.com, provider of USPS postage online and shipping software announced its integration with cloud-based ecommerce service company ChannelAdvisor, according to a press release. It will give ChannelAdvisor customers new tools to streamline their order fulfillment process.

eBay Looks to Grow Locally and Globally  May 01, 2013 3:38 PM By Tim Parry

eBay plans to go global and local in hopes to double its number of eBay Marketplace users to 200 million by 2015.

Shipping and Returns Cause Headaches for Canadian Customers  Apr 29, 2013 9:26 PM By Erin Lynch

Free shipping and free returns policies play a major role in the shopping habits of Canadians, according to a Forrester report, even if it means making purchases in the United States in search of the best deal.

Majority of Canadian Shoppers Feeling Shortchanged  Apr 29, 2013 3:59 PM By Erin Lynch

According to a new report by Forrester, 80% of Canadian shoppers have purchased from an American or another international online retailer because they could not find the products they wanted in Canada.

Prospecting for Growth and Rewriting the Rules of Business  Apr 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.






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