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May 7, 2013




Senate Approves Internet Sales Tax

The Senate has approved the long-anticipated internet sales tax proposal, which would require shoppers to pay sales tax for most of their online purchases, in a 69 to 27 vote. The legislation is now heading to the House of Representatives for a …

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In Ecommerce, Global

June 16, 2015




How to Align Ecommerce Strategy with Gamification Techniques

Gamification has long been part of the daily shopping experience. Leading brands like Nike, Coca-Cola and Perrier understand the effect that entertaining shopping experiences have on customers, as do e-commerce brands Amazon, Ebay, and Zappos.

Many companies employ game experiences …

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In Blog, Ecommerce

January 15, 2013




Lundgren Says States Will Benefit from Online Sales Taxes

Macy’s president and CEO Terry Lundgren says he doesn’t know when it will happen or how. But ultimately, he believes every consumer – and ecommerce merchant – will have to pay an online sales tax.
“The states are in such (financial) …

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In Ecommerce, Marketplaces

Pitney Bowes, Borderfree, ecommerce, global ecommerce, Operations and Fulfillment, cross-border selling, cross-border ecommerce, third-party fulfillment, third-party logistics, 3PL, ecommerce platform, mergers and acquisitions, M&A

May 5, 2015




Pitney Bowes to Acquire Competitor Borderfree

Pitney Bowes Inc. said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire competitor Borderfree, according to a release. The companies said Borderfree’s solutions will complement and expand Pitney Bowes’s ecommerce capabilities, helping clients grow their global business by …

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In cross-border, duties and taxes

December 20, 2012




10 Steps to Beef Up Your Tax Approach

Just in case you were too busy last summer, let’s recap: as early as winter 2013, you might have to charge sales tax on every item you sell online.
First, some history, for years retailers have taken advantage of a …

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In Ecommerce, Marketplaces

Growing Global, global, global ecommerce, France, Germany, cross border, retail, online retail, returns fraud, returns policy, Europe, EU, EU consumer rights directive

July 1, 2014




How To Grow Your Global Marketplace Revenues

Are you thinking about using marketplaces to expand your global audience?  Mark Vandegrift, director of business management for Channel Advisor, will talk about the use of marketplaces to expand beyong the U.S. border during his  Growing Global session July 15 …

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In Global, Marketplaces

October 31, 2012




Sales and Use Tax Issue Has Potential to Get Messy

For the first time since the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in in Quill Corp. v. North Dakota nearly a generation ago, there is significant momentum in Congress for legislation that may remove the constitutional obstacle to requiring remote merchants …

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In Channel Integration, Cross Channel

omnichannel, Macy's omnichannel, Macy's, Kohl's, Walmart, retail, omnichannel retail, omnichannel strategy, big box, big box retail, major retailers, Radio Shack, Radio Shack bankruptcy, Radio Shack Chapter 11, Amazon, Amazon.com, Amazon, Radio Shack

June 17, 2014




Walmart Launches Ecommerce Marketplace in India

Walmart is launching a business-to-business ecommerce platform in India next month. It is expected to launch in the Indian cities of Lucknow and Hyderbad, according to Reuters.

Krish Iyer, Walmart’s chief executive officer for India, told Reuters that Walmart …

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In Ecommerce, Global

October 9, 2012




Online Sales Tax Will Create Ecommerce Chaos

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Steve DelBianco, executive director of NetChoice, said there is “big momentum” for federal legislation that would allow states to require online retailers to collect sales tax – …

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In B2B, Catalog

Amazon, Amazon Logistics, Amazon.com, UPS, FedEx, Walmart, Costco, ecommerce fulfillment

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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