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March 11, 2015




Marketplace Fairness Act Introduced in Senate… Again…

Here we go again… A bipartisan group of Senators introduced a bill Tuesday that would allow local brick-and-mortar retailers to compete on a level playing field with out-of-state sellers.

The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015 would give states the option to …

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In Blog, News

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February 29, 2016




What’s Next for Best Buy After Its Marketplace Shutdown?

With Best Buy shutting down its marketplace for third party sellers, two questions are on everyone’s mind: Where will the electronics and appliances retailer focus next, and was this a smart move?

Scot Wingo, executive chairman and founder of …

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In Amazon, Marketing

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February 10, 2015




Why the Marketplace Fairness Act Beats the Alternatives

Today in the U.S., ecommerce businesses are “more equal” than their brick-and-mortar peers. The Internet remains a tax-free zone, and the Marketplace Fairness Act remains shelved in the House of Representatives.

The Marketplace Fairness Act, which was passed by …

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In Blog, Executive

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June 1, 2016




Salesforce Acquires Demandware for $2.8 Billion

Salesforce, the customer success platform and a CRM company, and Demandware, a  provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Salesforce will acquire Demandware in a transaction worth approximately $2.8 billion.  Under …

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In Ecommerce, News

June 6, 2016




BBB and Korea Consumer Agency Sign Cross-Border Dispute Resolution Agreement

[caption id="attachment_85527" align="alignright" width="300"] Han Kyeon-pyo, president of the Korea Consumer Agency in the Republic of Korea (right), and Mary E. Power, president and CEO of the CBBB.[/caption]

The Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) and the …

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In cross-border, customer experience

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May 31, 2016




7 Digital Marketing Trends of 2016

The more things change, the more they stay the same. This is certainly the case with the digital marketing trends of 2016. Today, digital marketing is about a deeper understanding of the customer, the Internet of Things and the shift to …

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In Ecommerce, M&E

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December 10, 2015




Retailers Urge Congress to Reject Customs Bill If Without Online Sales Tax

The National Retail Federation today called on Congress to reject a customs reauthorization bill set for a vote this week unless it includes a provision allowing states to require online merchants to collect sales tax the same as local stores.

“…

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In Ecommerce, Marketing

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June 1, 2016




Aeropost Unveils New Brand and Direction

Aeropost, Inc., the only end-to-end ecommerce and logistics company for Latin America and Caribbean, introduced its new corporate identity and online marketplace. These changes reflect the company’s evolution from a parcel consolidator into a seamless cross-border ecommerce destination now …

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In Global

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June 1, 2016




Alternative Payments Launches New International Payment Solution

The global e-commerce company AlternativePayments.com has launched a new international payments solution. This solution is the ultimate e-commerce equalizer for web retailers looking to tap into the global marketplace by eliminating payment and currency worries.

“Our goal at the …

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In Ecommerce, Ecommerce

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June 1, 2016




13 Questions to Consider When Weighing a New Distribution Center

When we start a consulting assignment to select a new distribution center, I can’t tell you how many times the client starts with, “Let’s start looking at buildings. What will new space cost? How quickly can we move …

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