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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September 24, 2014




How to Make Your Small Business Perform Like an Omnichannel Powerhouse

We hear a lot about omnichannel these days. It’s a big word for delivering a seamless shopping experience for customers —whether they are shopping online or in a store — and it can significantly increase sales.

In this digital age, …

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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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January 13, 2014




Alibaba Bans Bitcoin on all Marketplace Sites

While Overstock.com announced last week that it has begun accepting Bitcoins as an online payment option, not all merchants are embracing the crypto-currency. The Chinese ecommerce platform Alibaba Group said in a statement that it has banned the controversial …

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December 20, 2013




The Big Picture Look of Selling in the Marketplace

Thinking about selling on a marketplace like Amazon or eBay?  Or are you doing so already? According to this infographic by Channel Advisor, Amazon has 173 million active users worldwide and eBay has 116 million active users.  The infographic will help you …

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October 22, 2013




Growing Global Marketplace Creates Increased Opportunities for Shippers, 3PLs

Growing Global Marketplace Creates Increased Opportunities for Shippers and Third Party Logistics Providers to Collaborate Across Borders, Global Study Reveals (via PR Newswire)
The 18th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study Showcases Continued Importance of Shipper and 3PL Relationship Download image Penske. (…

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December 8, 2011




Amazon Encouraging Mobile Shopping In-Store

The warning signs about confident consumers shopping on Amazon while browsing your store’s merchandise have been evident, and now the ecommerce giant is encouraging smartphone owners to do so. As an added incentive, Amazon is giving customers using Price Check …

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November 22, 2011




RILA Survey: Holiday Shoppers Want to Pay Sales Tax

One-third of consumers plan on starting their holiday shopping during the long weekend after Thanksgiving, and one in four plans to get started on Black Friday, according to a survey commissioned by the Retail Industry Leaders Association.
Twenty one percent …

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June 5, 2013




Amazon Launches Marketplace in India

Amazon has officially launched Amazon.in in India, making it the tenth marketplace for the global ecommerce company.

According to a press release, the new site will start with selling books, movies, and TV shows and will later introduce additional …

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