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 …


In Executive, News


September 8, 2015

eBay’s Anniversary Brings 20 Days of Deals

This month marks the 20th anniversary of eBay, the iconic global brand and vibrant marketplace where the world goes to shop, sell, and give. Founded over Labor Day weekend in 1995, the e-commerce pioneer revolutionized the way people connected 20 years ago …


In News, PR Newswire


September 8, 2015

Alibaba Group Kicks Off its 2015 11.11 Global Shopping Celebration Plans

Alibaba Group has kicked off its annual 11.11 shopping festival, named this year as the “2015 Alibaba Group 11.11 Global Shopping Celebration.” Created by Alibaba in 2009, 11.11 day now generates more sales than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.

At this year’s 2015 Annual …


In cross-border, Global

Same-day delivery, Curbside, Target, Best Buy, omnichannel retail, curbside pickup, Sears

September 2, 2015

Curbside Expands to New York, Tries Out New Light-Up Stations

Pickup app Curbside has expanded its service to the New York metro area and Los Angeles in addition to San Francisco, and has set up its first updated “pickup pod” location with a color-coded light post that alerts shoppers when …


In Fulfillment, fulfillment


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 …


In Catalog, Ecommerce


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 …


In Amazon, Ecommerce


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 …


In Ecommerce, Executive


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 …


In Ecommerce, Executive


September 4, 2015

Week in Review: Peak Holiday Season Expectations Continue to Rise

The peak holiday season this year is beginning to look a lot like … last year, only more so in terms of customer expectations on faster delivery, flexible options and a mobile-friendly experience, retailers and experts told Multichannel Merchant this week.



In Ecommerce, Global

September 3, 2015

ThinkGeek Partners with GameStop to Launch First Physical Store

FAIRFAX, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Online retailer ThinkGeek, purveyor and creator of collectibles and geek-gear, will partner with new owner GameStop to open a new concept retail store focused entirely on collectibles this fall. The first store will open in …


In Ecommerce, News

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