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May 1, 2013




eBay Says Marketplace Fairness Act Fight is Not Over

Devin Wenig, president of eBay Marketplaces, said it’s inevitable that an online sales tax bill will eventually become law, but that it won’t stop his company from fighting to make it fair for small businesses.

During a keynote discussion …

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Senate-building

April 30, 2013




Mixed Reviews on Marketplace Fairness Act

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.

Chris Brenner, vice president of PetSolutions, said in an email “…

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In Executive, Tax & Regulations

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April 29, 2013




Marketplace Fairness Act Clears Major Hurdle

The Senate has set up a final vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act.

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July 29, 2014




Schedules That Work Act is the Next Assault on Profitability

Here is the latest assault on our industry’s profitability – federal legislation requiring over scheduling part time worker.  Our call center and fulfillment centers in many cases use part time labor and flexible schedules to adjust to order and shipping variations …

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Growing Global 2015, Alibaba.com, Tmall, Taobao, ecommerce, global ecommerce, cross-border ecommerce

December 4, 2014




Tax Group Targets Alibaba in Campaign

The Alliance for Main Street Fairness (AMSF) launched a television advertising campaign to educate lawmakers on what it calls “the imminent threat posed by China’s online mega-retailer—Alibaba—as it enters the U.S. retail market.” Retailers are imploring the …

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July 15, 2015




Joinem Enters the Ecommerce Marketplace Fray

Even as Jet.com prepares for its highly anticipated launch next week and Amazon looks to win big with its Prime Day faux shopping holiday today, there’s a new marketplace player in the room.

Dallas-based startup Joinem is looking …

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June 3, 2015




Newegg Unveils Major Improvements to its Marketplace

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Newegg, the top tech-focused e-retailer in North America, today announced at the Internet Retailer Conference & Exposition (IRCE) major improvements to its Marketplace to enhance the Newegg experience for sellers and customers. Recent international expansion into key …

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May 13, 2015




Sephora Opens Flagship Store on a Marketplace in China

Global beauty retailer Sephora announced the launch of its first and only Chinese online flagship store on JD.com , China’s largest online direct sales company. This marks a significant step forward for Sephora in its ecommerce and overall retail strategy …

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July 21, 2014




TruST Urges Senate Not to Attach “Flawed” MFA to ITFA

The True Simplification of Taxation (TruST) Coalition has written a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urging the U.S. Senate to not attach the “controversial and flawed” Marketplace Fairness Act to the …

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April 28, 2015




Amazon Launches New B2B Marketplace

Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Business, a new marketplace on Amazon.com, according to a press release. The new marketplace provides access to several products from IT and lab equipment to education and food service supplies as well as …

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