Growing Global, global, global ecommerce, France, Germany, cross border, retail, online retail, returns fraud, returns policy, Europe, EU, EU consumer rights directive

July 1, 2014




How To Grow Your Global Marketplace Revenues

Are you thinking about using marketplaces to expand your global audience?  Mark Vandegrift, director of business management for Channel Advisor, will talk about the use of marketplaces to expand beyong the U.S. border during his  Growing Global session July 15 …

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In Global, Marketplaces

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September 4, 2014




Determining the Right Global Fulfillment Strategy

Fulfilling a product internationally is not an easy task; luckily there are ways to do it effectively if you are thinking of going the global route with your business.

Trey Dean, senior manager of ecommerce fulfillment and customer care for …

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In Fulfillment, Global

Omnichannel, omnichannel fulfillment, omnichannel focus, retail, online retail, brick-and-mortar, brick-and-mortar retail, returns in store, shopping returns, ship-from-store, ship-to-store, in-store pickup, OMS, order management system, USPS, omnichannel best practices, omnichannel retail, SMB, small-to-medium business

September 2, 2014




Which Online Marketplaces Are Best for Your Business?

As online shopping continues to grow, third-party marketplaces are cropping up across the globe. From niche, category-specific marketplaces to international giants — even sites created by fellow retailers — the abundance of online marketplaces can make it difficult for retailers to keep …

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In cross-border, Ecommerce

September 26, 2013




TruST Outlines Potential Cost of Marketplace Fairness Act

Despite one coalition’s concerns that the Marketplace Fairness Act will put small direct-to-customer merchants out of business, at least one industry expert claims the impact on those merchants is over exaggerated.

Ernie Schell, director of Marketing Systems Analysis, wrote …

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In Cross Channel, Ecommerce

Walmart, Walmart.com, Warehouse/Distribution Center, distribution center, distribution hubs, Shipping/Delivery, shipping, shipping hub, domestic shipping, shipping and delivery, Operations and Fulfillment, fulfillment, fulfillment center, omnichannel fulfillment, order fulfillment, ecommerce, ecommerce sales

June 17, 2014




Walmart Launches Ecommerce Marketplace in India

Walmart is launching a business-to-business ecommerce platform in India next month. It is expected to launch in the Indian cities of Lucknow and Hyderbad, according to Reuters.

Krish Iyer, Walmart’s chief executive officer for India, told Reuters that Walmart …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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September 20, 2013




Marketplace Fairness Act Needs to be Streamlined

For remote-selling companies sales tax is a sustainable advantage, and local businesses and national retailers have been lobbying against it for years.

In the 1990’s, the Supreme Court opened the door for change but Congress hasn’t moved on it.  …

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In General & Administration, Tax & Regulations

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September 20, 2013




TruST Seeks Catalog Shoppers Input on Marketplace Fairness Act

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The True Simplification of Taxation, also known as TruST, is asking millions of catalog shoppers to let the House Judiciary Committee know how the passing of the Marketplace Fairness Act …

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In Catalog, Ecommerce

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September 18, 2013




Small Retailers Address Need for Marketplace Fairness Act

The National Retail Federation has released a short video featuring small retailers from across the country expressing the online disparity between Main Street retailers and internet retailers, along with the “urgent” need for Congress to address the Marketplace Fairness Act.

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In Ecommerce, Payment

FedEx, FedEx Ground, FedEx Express, UPS, UPS ground, Shipping/Delivery, shipping, parcel, parcel shipping, parcel carriers, logistics, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

August 28, 2014




Federal Court: FedEx Drivers are Employees, Not Contractors

On Wednesday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in California ruled that 2,300 individuals working for FedEx Ground in California from 2000-2007 and Oregon from 1999-2009 were misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees.

According to FedEx, the model that the …

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In Must Reads, News

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August 28, 2014




Newegg Launches Same-Day Delivery in Los Angeles

Online marketplace Newegg this week rolled out same-day delivery service to customers in the Los Angeles area, joining the ranks of giants like Amazon, Google and Walmart.

Newegg customers who live within 50 miles of the company’s City of Industry, …

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