What the Marketplace Fairness Act Means for You

| Guy Mucklow

For merchants, that fact that MFA would reportedly help state governments collect $11 billion in lost tax revenue is irrelevant; the bigger issue is that the law makes shopping online more expensive for consumers and complex for retailers.

MCM Thursday June 13, 2013

| MCM Staff

View Web Version MCM THURSDAY News and Intelligence for the Multichannel Merchant June 13, 2013   NRF Projects Father’s Day Spending Increase 5 Ways to Acquire and Keep the Right … Continue Reading →

O+F Advisor June 12, 2013

| Chris Intili

View Web Version O+F Advisor Operations & Fulfillment Strategies & Tactics June 11, 2013   The Contact Center of the Future Learning to Let Go When Outsourcing What the Marketplace … Continue Reading →

Twittersphere is Abuzz with the Marketplace Equity Act

| MCM staff

Congress is scheduled to bring the Marketplace Equity Act up for discussion on Tuesday. If it passes, merchants who sell goods online will be required to collect sales tax from their customers. Here’s a look at Twitter talk about #efairness.

New York Giants Email Marketing is Not Clicking

| Tim Parry

The New York Giants are in Super Bowl XLVI because its offense, defense and special teams are clicking at the right time of the season. But I have a feeling Giants fans

Ebay Buys GSI Commerce for $2.4 Billion

| Tim Parry

Internet auction site eBay announce today that it will acquire ecommerce platform provider and online marketer GSI commerce for $2.4 billion. As part of the transaction, eBay said it will divest GSI

GSI Commerce Buying Sports Merchandise Retailer

| MCM staff

To extend its reach in licensed sports merchandise, GSI Commerce announced Feb. 9 that it will acquire Fanatics for $277 million, including $171 million of cash and $106 million of GSI common stock.

E-appending done right

| Ken Magill

With postage and paper costs on a never ending march upward, e-mail appending in which a third party matches permission-based e-mail names to a merchant’s

Don’t Stick to Your Knitting

| MCM staff

Our reviewers this month assess the creative presentation of The Wool Connection, an Avon, CT-based cataloger of yarn, needles, books, and accessories

Whole Nine Yards

| D. Douglas Graham

FANBUZZ INC. WORKS HARD for its money. No mere fulfillment house, the company provides a range of turnkey solutions that cover everything from scoop to