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July 17, 2013




The State of the Marketplace Fairness Act

In May, the Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act with a vote of 69-27 and clear bipartisan support. The bill is still under review by the House Judiciary Committee where more detailed research into the impact of the bill on …

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June 21, 2013




Retailers Open Up About the Marketplace Fairness Act

What impact will the pending Marketplace Fairness Act have on direct-to-customer merchants?

Though the U.S. Senate approved the Marketplace Fairness Act in April, no two IRCE 2013 attendees interviewed by Multichannel Merchant seemed to have the same opinion about the …

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In Catalog, Ecommerce

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June 18, 2013




5 Misconceptions About the Marketplace Fairness Act

While many businesses small and large are talking about and worrying about the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA), what do you really know about it?   According to recent blog post in the Huffington Post, here are five misconceptions small businesses need …

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In Amazon, Ecommerce

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June 11, 2013




Nathan Focht and Blake Ellis on Marketplace Fairness Act

How would the Marketplace Fairness Act affect small- to medium-size ecommerce merchants? In this video taken June 4, 2013 at IRCE 2013, CommerceV3 founding partners say it will be a burden to those merchants.

And it’s not that their ecommerce clients do not …

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June 11, 2013




What the Marketplace Fairness Act Means for You

The days of tax-free online shopping in the States could finally be numbered.

By now, you have probably already heard all about the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA), also known as the “Internet Sales Tax.” It’s a new legislation that …

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September 16, 2014




Same-day Delivery Rollouts Speed Up

Delivery times continue to speed up, as three major retailers – Foot Locker, Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s – announced plans this week to test or roll out same-day delivery.

Foot Locker, Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s are using Deliv to power its same-day delivery services.

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September 16, 2014




5 Ways Retailers can Add Value to their Customers

Since the beginning of the global recession, retailers have increasingly relied on discounting to drive sales and encourage money-conscious shoppers to browse and make purchases in-store and online. While discounting can be a very effective tactic for shifting stock, it …

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May 30, 2014




How to Not Get Kicked Off Amazon Marketplace (And Get Reinstated If You Are)

If some or all your livelihood comes from selling products on Amazon.com, it’s important to know what type of actions can lead to a temporary hold or even a suspension of your account. Equally important: what to do …

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May 29, 2014




Coming to America: Alibaba’s 11 Main Looks to Disrupt U.S. Marketplace

As Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba’s new 11 Main online marketplace gears up for its U.S. assault by wooing merchants, the company is looking to take away share from market leaders Amazon.com and eBay by adopting a more disruptive …

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In Ecommerce, Global

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May 8, 2013




Catalogers Weigh in on Marketplace Fairness Act

A group of catalogers and suppliers met with Congressional staff on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to discuss their concerns with the Marketplace Fairness Act which passed in the Senate on May 6.

The bill is now headed to the House of …

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