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January 15, 2015




Email Marketing Compliance Outside of the U.S.

I recently wrote on article on the importance and key features of the US CAN-SPAM act. Crossing international boundaries with email is easy, however, other nations have different – and often stricter – laws.
Canadian Anti-SPAM Legislation (CASL)
Last July, …

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In Email, Global

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January 15, 2015




ShipStation and Globegistics Announce International Shipping Integration

Today ShipStation, the leading web-based e-commerce shipping solution, announced an integration with Globegistics, Inc., a USPS Postal Qualified Wholesaler and leader in international shipping.

ShipStation customers can now take advantage of single or bulk label creation for all Globegistics parcel …

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In Global, Shipping

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August 21, 2013




Catalogers Speak Out Against Marketplace Fairness Act

A link to the above video was posted to our LinkedIn group yesterday. It features 11 executives from B2C, B2B and order fulfillment companies, and their reasons why the Marketplace Fairness Act would be a burden to their companies …

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In Blog, Leadership Team

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January 11, 2015




Consumers and Merchants Had a Cautious Holiday Season

When you look at overall Holiday 2014 sales season, you see it came in like a lion and out like a lamb. In this video, ChannelAdvisor founder and CEO Scot Wingo talks about why ecommerce sales grew year-over-year, despite a last-minute …

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In Amazon, eBay

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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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In Executive, News

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January 8, 2015




Target-Lilly Pulitzer Collaboration Hit with Social Media Backlash

Beach chic designer Lilly Pulitzer was met with backlash this week on social media, after Target announced it would be collaborating with the brand for a limited edition collection expected to launch April 19, as passionate fans felt it would cheapen …

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In Blog, Branding

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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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January 8, 2015




Macy’s Inc. Restructuring with Omnichannel in Mind

Macy’s, Inc. today announced a series of initiatives to evolve its business model and invest in continued growth opportunities as consumers change the way they shop. Actions include a restructuring of merchandising and marketing functions at Macy’s and …

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In Customer Service, Fulfillment

2015

January 6, 2015




Mobile Will Represent More Than Half of Transactions in 2015

Context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions ThreatMetrix has announced its cybercrime predictions for 2015. From the good, such as increased information sharing, to the bad including the difficulties protecting the Internet of Things (IoT), and the ugly – data breaches in 2015 …

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In Ecommerce, fraud

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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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