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December 4, 2013




Will Mom-and-Pop Sites Be Affected if the Marketplace Fairness Act Passes?

For more than a decade, federal and state lawmakers have attempted to craft legislation to regulate the collection of sales tax on internet purchases. The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 passed the Senate in May with bipartisan support and House bills …

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In Ecommerce, Executive

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January 21, 2015




Can Amazon and RadioShack be a Match Made in Heaven?

Is Amazon bailing on its plans for a New York City showroom? And can RadioShack be the answer to Amazon’s omnichannel plans?

That and more, tonight, on… Okay, the lead is a little dramatic, but sometimes we need to have …

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In Blog, marketing

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March 18, 2015




NRF Proposes Achievable Solutions to Address Cyber Security Threats

The National Retail Federation today presented Congress with practical, commonsense and achievable solutions to better protect consumers and help businesses prevent cyber attacks and data breaches.

“We should not be satisfied with simply determining what to do after a data …

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In Ecommerce, News

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March 19, 2015




Rakuten to Accept Bitcoin on Global Marketplaces

Rakuten plans to enable customers to choose Bitcoin as a payment option by integrating Bitnet’s payment processing platform on a number of its marketplaces.

The Internet services firm will begin accepting the new payment method first on Rakuten.com …

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In cross-border, Global

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March 18, 2015




Predictive Technology Drives Evolution of Big Data

Several years ago the Internet revolutionized the way business is done. Now the world finds itself on the precipice of a similar revolution with big data.

Studies show that nearly 90% of professionals believe big data is a game changer for …

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In Blog, Data & Analytics

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March 14, 2015




Retailers Are Marching Toward the Big Data Analytics Cloud

Did you know that two in three retailers are already leveraging or plan to leverage the cloud for big data analytics?

Only technology companies have a higher ratio, and retailers’ willingness to adopt the cloud outpaces other industries such as …

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In Big Data, Blog

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November 15, 2014




GENCO Marketplace Launches Redesigned Website

GENCO Marketplace, America’s largest wholesaler of retailer returns, has made major improvements to GENCOMarketplace.com, its flagship business-to-business website. GENCO Marketplace, a subsidiary of GENCO, liquidates more than $2.5 billion of secondary market products annually to off price retailers, online sellers, …

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In B2B, 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

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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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