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NRF Predicts Record Level Halloween Sales in 2018

A survey commissioned by the NRF (National Retail Federation) expects sales of Halloween products to reach $9 billion in 2018. This number is about the...

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Amazon and Etsy to Collect Sales Tax in Minnesota For Its Sellers

Amazon sent a message to its sellers informing them the company will begin collect sales tax for orders shipping to Minnesota addresses on October...

eBay to Protect Sellers From Possible Canada Post Strike

Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) continue to hold talks about a new labor contract at an off-site location mediated by...

KPIs to Measure the Success (or Failure) of Your App Marketing Campaign

Some marketers may be pleased to merely see their app available to download. Others are relieved with any number of installs. But these types...

Etsy Nudging Sellers to Free Shipping?

Years ago when eBay prioritized search results to favor listings that offered free shipping, many sellers bemoaned the platform’s move. Even today, there is significant...

Payment Processor Square Launches Solutions Partner Program

Payment processor Square announced this week the Square Solutions Partner Program. This new program will better connect sellers of all sizes with best in...

Alibaba Group’s Jack Ma Shares Vision For The Future of Manufacturing

Speaking at Alibaba Group's Cloud Computing Conference 2018 in Hangzhou, Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba Group, said Wednesday that “New Manufacturing” is the...

Black Friday Tops the List of Busiest Shopping Days of 2018

People aren’t exactly gaga over Christmas, but instead it is Black Friday. A new report from retail tracking firm ShopperTrak says Nov. 23 will be...

Study Says Majority of U.S. Amazon Prime Members Would Try an Amazon Banking Product

A study published by Bain & Company suggests that 65 percent of U.S. Amazon Prime members would try out a banking product from Amazon. Even...

UPS Announced It Now Offers Later Pick Up Times in Europe

UPS announced this week it is offering later pickup times for many shippers across Europe. The service enhancement will give small business eCommerce merchants in...

Newegg Data Breach Comes at Bad Time for Marketplace Sellers

Newegg disclosed to its customers that the company suffered a month-long data breach that may have exposed its users credit card details. According to a...

Adobe Buys B2B Marketing Platform Marketo for $4.75 Billion

Adobe agreed to acquire Marketo, a market-leading cloud platform for B2B marketing engagement, for $4.75 billion. The sale is subject to customary purchase price adjustments. With...

eBay Beefing Up Customer Service with About 300 Work at Home Agents

eBay announced today they're launching eBay@Home, the company’s first formal work from home program within the Global Customer Experience organization. The program will create close...

eBay Beefing Up Customer Service with About 300 Work at Home Agents

eBay announced today they're launching eBay@Home, the company’s first formal work from home program within the Global Customer Experience organization. The program will create close...

eBay Collects One Million Signatures Supporting a Fair Sales Tax Policy

eBay announced that more than one million Americans signed a petition the company supported calling for Congress to pass federal legislation on Internet-wide state tax collection...

eBay Updates Sellers in U.S., Canada and UK About New Seller Metrics

eBay posted updates to the U.S. and Canadian announcement boards reminding sellers that new seller metrics will go into effect on October 1, 2018 U.S....

Amazon and Etsy to Collect Sales Tax in Minnesota For Its Sellers

Amazon sent a message to its sellers informing them the company will begin collect sales tax for orders shipping to Minnesota addresses on October...

Study Says Majority of U.S. Amazon Prime Members Would Try an Amazon Banking Product

A study published by Bain & Company suggests that 65 percent of U.S. Amazon Prime members would try out a banking product from Amazon. Even...

Amazon Testing New Shopping Experience with Amazon Scout

Amazon has launched a test store on its platform called Scout, which shoppers in the U.S. can access by going to www.amazon.com/scout. The company limits...

Amazon and Etsy to Collect Sales Tax in Minnesota For Its Sellers

Amazon sent a message to its sellers informing them the company will begin collect sales tax for orders shipping to Minnesota addresses on October...

Etsy Nudging Sellers to Free Shipping?

Years ago when eBay prioritized search results to favor listings that offered free shipping, many sellers bemoaned the platform’s move. Even today, there is significant...

Etsy Gearing Up For Holiday Season with New Tools and Resources for Sellers

Etsy announced today that new tools and resources will become available on the platform to help its sellers better understand their business, improve product...

Newegg Data Breach Comes at Bad Time for Marketplace Sellers

Newegg disclosed to its customers that the company suffered a month-long data breach that may have exposed its users credit card details. According to a...

Jack Ma To Step Down From Alibaba in September 2019

Over the weekend the rumour mill was running wild again this time out in the east regarding the future of Jack Ma and Alibaba. Numerous...

Instagram Developing Shopping App and Become eBay Competitor?

The Verge reports that according to "according to two people familiar with the matter" that Instagram is in the process of developing an eCommerce...

Shopify Embraces Apple AR Quick Look to Bring Augmented Reality to Merchants

eCommerce technology continues to evolve as online retailers search for better and easier ways to present products. Augmented Reality is the next holy grail in...

Shopping in Instagram Stories Now Available for BigCommerce Merchants

BigCommerce announced that its online sellers will be able to upload ‘shoppable’ Instagram stories. Brands can now tag products within their Instagram stories, meaning viewers...

Shopify Merchants Now Can Post Stories and Stickers on Instagram

Shopify announced that it has expanded its existing integration with Instagram to include shopping stickers on Instagram stories. Instagram stories provide a less permanent way...

Payment Processor Square Launches Solutions Partner Program

Payment processor Square announced this week the Square Solutions Partner Program. This new program will better connect sellers of all sizes with best in...

Payment Processor BlueSnap Expands Local Payment Capabilities to Australia

The online payments technology company BlueSnap announced this week the addition of local payment processing to its All-in-One Payment Platform for B2C and B2B...

PayPal Expands Checkout and PayPal Marketing Solutions Globally

PayPal announced that PayPal Checkout with Smart Payment Buttons, a feature launched earlier this year in the U.S., will now roll out globally. READ MORE: PayPal’s...

eBay to Protect Sellers From Possible Canada Post Strike

Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) continue to hold talks about a new labor contract at an off-site location mediated by...

UPS Announced It Now Offers Later Pick Up Times in Europe

UPS announced this week it is offering later pickup times for many shippers across Europe. The service enhancement will give small business eCommerce merchants in...

FedEx Follows UPS and Expands Ground Deliveries to Six Days a Week

FedEx Corp announced the company has boosted its capacity and operational innovation to expand FedEx Ground U.S. operations to six days per week. This expansion...

Amazon and Etsy to Collect Sales Tax in Minnesota For Its Sellers

Amazon sent a message to its sellers informing them the company will begin collect sales tax for orders shipping to Minnesota addresses on October...

Black Friday Tops the List of Busiest Shopping Days of 2018

People aren’t exactly gaga over Christmas, but instead it is Black Friday. A new report from retail tracking firm ShopperTrak says Nov. 23 will be...

New House Bill to Protect Small Businesses from Unreasonable Sales Tax Collection

A new house bill has been introduced as H.R.6824 that aims "To prohibit States from retroactively imposing a sales tax collection duty on a...

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Years ago when eBay prioritized search results to favor listings that offered free shipping, many sellers bemoaned the platform’s move. Even today, there is significant...

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