July 22, 2015

Facebook the Top Acquisition Platform for Retailers

Social media has moved up the ranks to become an important tool for engaging and attracting new customers, even though paid search and email marketing are still on the top of retailers’ list of effective customer acquisition channels, according to …


In Amazon, eBay


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

FedEx, UPS, FedEx Ground, FedEx Express, ecommerce fulfillment

July 16, 2015

Appellate Court Upholds Ruling That FedEx Drivers Were Employees

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against FedEx in a case from 2003 involving 500 drivers in Kansas who claimed they were misclassified as contractors. The ruling that could have implications not only for 19 other class-action suits against FedEx but …


In News, Operations & 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


July 11, 2015

Here’s Why You Should be Exploring ASEAN Markets Before Braving the Giants

As two of the largest and fastest-growing ecommerce markets on the planet, China and India are naturally on every expanding global business’ ‘to do’ list. However, although both markets boast thriving economies, there are numerous restrictions which prevent foreign businesses …


In Blog, cross-border


July 16, 2015

Prime Day Was a Major Cross-Border Ecommerce Event

Amazon.com’s inaugural shopping holiday, Prime Day, geared up to be a major cross-border ecommerce event. Multichannel Merchant, the leading source of information on ecommerce, management, marketing and operations, and organizer of the upcoming Growing Global conference, called Prime Day …


In cross-border, Ecommerce


July 16, 2015

Consumers Were Not Impressed With Amazon’s Prime Day

[caption id="attachment_68944" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Overall, consumers were not impressed with Amazon’s Prime Day, and took to social media with their complaints.[/caption]

Wednesday turned out to be a Prime Day for Amazon… to hold a garage sale.

That …


In News, PR Newswire

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