Senate-building

May 1, 2013




A Look Back at 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. Take a look back at Multichannel Merchant’s coverage of …

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In Executive, Must Reads

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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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In Amazon, eBay

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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In Ecommerce, Executive

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March 18, 2015




NEMOA Attendees Take Different Sides on Proposed MFA Legislation

Attendees at NEMOA’s directxchange conference in Boston last week offered their reaction to the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) being back on the table in the Senate.

A bipartisan group of senators re-introduced the bill last week, which would allow …

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In Ecommerce, Marketing

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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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In Blog, Executive

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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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In Ecommerce, News

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November 3, 2015




3 Ways Black Friday and Christmas Promotions Benefit from an Online Marketplace

Many of the world’s biggest and most well-known retailers now operate their own online marketplace, including 50% of the U.S. top 10. From supermarkets to electrical retailers and department stores to sports & leisure, all have been attracted by the potential …

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In Marketing, Marketplaces

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October 5, 2015




What Amazon Business Means for the Changing B2B Marketplace

The launch of Amazon Business signifies Amazon’s second major move into the wholesale arena. A larger and improved version of the former AmazonSupply, the new site touts its success to encourage businesses to buy wholesale products from the site. …

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In B2B, Blog

July 19, 2012




Trade Groups Have Different Views on Marketplace Equity Act

Three prominent trade groups have strong opinions on H.R. 3179 – which would allow states to require online retailers to collect sales tax – and will come before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.
If it passes, the Marketplace Equity Act would …

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