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May 28, 2015




5 Tips for Growing Global Ecommerce

As merchants look to global demand to grow their businesses, cross-border transactions represent a significant market opportunity. But delivering on the promise of a satisfying customer experience can be daunting.

Cross-border ecommerce was a hot topic last month at the …

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In cross-border, Ecommerce

May 26, 2015




ChannelAdvisor Executive Chairman Scot Wingo to Host Amazon & Me Workshop

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE:ECOM), a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to increase global sales, today announced that Executive Chairman Scot Wingo will host the Amazon & Me …

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In IRCE 2015

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February 3, 2015




Retailers Support Effort to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

The National Retail Federation expressed its strong support for legislation aimed at repealing the Affordable Care Act in a letter today sent to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. NRF will consider votes on H….

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May 20, 2015




Domestic Retailers are Opening Up to Cross-border Ecommerce

While presenting a number of risks and some significant barriers to entry, global ecommerce represents a massive opportunity and more retailers are jumping onboard as solutions for addressing cross-border business become more readily available. According to eMarketer, worldwide B2C …

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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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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

May 14, 2015




Broadleaf Exhibits with Partners at IRCE 2015

Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 14, 2015

Broadleaf Commerce, the open-source software provider for building customized commerce solutions, has announced they will be exhibiting alongside partners Globant, Dunn Solutions, and Credera at the 2015 Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition (IRCE). IRCE is the largest …

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In IRCE 2015

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May 11, 2015




How 5 Companies Fight Showrooming Through Omnichannel

It’s no secret that online retailers have hurt the bottom lines of many brick-and-mortar stores, but the practice of showrooming just might be the final blow.

Showrooming happens when consumers examine merchandise in a retail store but buy online …

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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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