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UPS Pilots In-Building Apartment Deliveries in New York City Area

This week UPS revealed it had been operating a pilot program to enable drivers to deliver packages when residents are not home. The test follows...

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eBay is Already Prepared to Collect Sales Tax for Sellers

On Wednesday eBay released its 2018 Q2 earnings. During the earnings call with Wall Street analysts, eBay’s CEO Devin Wenig discussed the recent decision...

Amazon New Robotic Fulfillment Patent Includes References to Dwarf Tossing

We have chronicled patents from Amazon before. Most of the time they are provide an interesting look at what the company is thinking the...

Layoff News Continue to Plague eBay

Last month we reported that eBay was laying off staff at its Portland, Oregon offices. READ MORE: eBay Layoffs Staff In Portland Oregon And news reports...

eBay Reports 2018 Q2 Earnings with Revenue of $2.6 Billion

On Wednesday, eBay released its earnings for the second quarter of 2018. The company continues to be stagnant on earnings and shares were down...

ShippingEasy Now Integrates with Wish Marketplace

ShippingEasy, one of the leading providers of cloud-based shipping, inventory management, and customer marketing solutions for eCommerce sellers announced Wednesday that it has integrated...

Amazon Prime Members Purchased Over 100 Million Products on Prime Day

It started out with website problem in the U.S., but despite the rough start, the company says Amazon Prime Day was a huge success,...

eBay Raises Concerns About President Trump’s Trade Wars

eBay on its eBay Main Street blog published a statement raising concerns for small businesses potentially getting tangled up in President Trump's trade wars...

Millions of Amazon UK Prime Members Set Record for Prime Day

Amazon UK said today Prime Day 2018 was the busiest shopping event of the year so far and over the 36 hour Prime Day...

Amazon Briefly Sold Pirated Copies of PC Game Frostpunk for $2.99

Over the weekend, users on Reddit noticed that Amazon was offering a huge pre-Prime Day discount on PC game Frostpunk by 11 bit studios. The...

Five Marketplaces To Sell On Besides Amazon

Riding the Amazon wave may be a shortcut to making a sale but it’s not the be-all and end-all of your online business. It’s true...

Amazon Seller Escalates Account Suspension Appeal to Jeff Bezos and Loses

CNBC reports that Amazon seller Cheapskates Liquidators received an email from an Amazon employee who calls himself Paul (no last name provided) stating "Jeff Bezos received...

eBay Invites Sellers to eBay Payments “Beta” with Fee Discount Enticement

eBay has sent notices to select sellers inviting them to participate in an early release of the new payments program the company is launching...


eBay is Already Prepared to Collect Sales Tax for Sellers

On Wednesday eBay released its 2018 Q2 earnings. During the earnings call with Wall Street analysts, eBay’s CEO Devin Wenig discussed the recent decision...

Layoff News Continue to Plague eBay

Last month we reported that eBay was laying off staff at its Portland, Oregon offices. READ MORE: eBay Layoffs Staff In Portland Oregon And news reports...

eBay Reports 2018 Q2 Earnings with Revenue of $2.6 Billion

On Wednesday, eBay released its earnings for the second quarter of 2018. The company continues to be stagnant on earnings and shares were down...

Amazon New Robotic Fulfillment Patent Includes References to Dwarf Tossing

We have chronicled patents from Amazon before. Most of the time they are provide an interesting look at what the company is thinking the...

Amazon Prime Members Purchased Over 100 Million Products on Prime Day

It started out with website problem in the U.S., but despite the rough start, the company says Amazon Prime Day was a huge success,...

Millions of Amazon UK Prime Members Set Record for Prime Day

Amazon UK said today Prime Day 2018 was the busiest shopping event of the year so far and over the 36 hour Prime Day...

Etsy Starts to Roll Out Etsy Plus to Select Sellers

Etsy announced they began rolling out its new Etsy Plus plans to select sellers. As we detailed in a previous story about Etsy fee...

Etsy Rules For Personalised Items

In a growing world of micro businesses, research from an online security labelling company can reveal that over 50% of people use Etsy because...

Etsy Financial Changes Now Live for Most Sellers

In April, Etsy announced they were changing the way sellers would manage their money on the platform. Effectively, the company was combining a seller's...

Five Marketplaces To Sell On Besides Amazon

Riding the Amazon wave may be a shortcut to making a sale but it’s not the be-all and end-all of your online business. It’s true...

MonetaryUnit Acquires Flubit to Launch Cryptocurrency Integrated Marketplace

Today Flubit Limited, the 7 year-old eCommerce start-up (and winners of the prestigious Web Summit competition) have announced that the rights to the Flubit.com...

Amazon, eBay Sign Product Safety Pledge with EU – May Impact Sellers Globally

On Monday, four major online marketplaces, Alibaba (for AliExpress), Amazon, eBay and Rakuten - France signed a commitment for faster removal of dangerous products...

BigCommerce Merchants Can Now Place Inventory on Facebook Marketplace

BigCommerce announced that their merchants now have access to Pages with a Facebook Shop to extend their online product inventory within Facebook. This means that...

Shopify Adds Better Returns to Its Platform with Acquisition of Return Magic

Shopify announced they have acquired Montreal-based Return Magic for an undisclosed amount. The company, founded in 2016, aims to make returns easier to manage for...

Shopify Gets Conversational with Release of Shopify Ping

Shopify merchants, get ready to have more conversations with customers on mobile devices. The company announced the official launch of Shopify Ping, a merchant-facing mobile...
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Are Cryptocurrencies Really Competitive For eCommerce Use?

For eCommerce retailers that are wondering if cryptocurrencies are the future, this report throws a bit of cold water on that idea. That is...

Payability Expands Instant Advance Service To 4 New Marketplaces

NEW YORK – June 28, 2018 – Payability, the leading provider of friction-free financing for eCommerce marketplace sellers, today announced the availability of its...

PayPal Acquires Fraud Prevention Service Simility for $120 Million

PayPal is on a spending spree to acquire companies that can fill specific roles or market segments in PayPal. Just a few days ago it...

UPS Pilots In-Building Apartment Deliveries in New York City Area

This week UPS revealed it had been operating a pilot program to enable drivers to deliver packages when residents are not home. The test follows...

ShippingEasy Now Integrates with Wish Marketplace

ShippingEasy, one of the leading providers of cloud-based shipping, inventory management, and customer marketing solutions for eCommerce sellers announced Wednesday that it has integrated...

Canada Post Proposes New Postage Rates for 2019

Canada Post is proposing to increase postage rates in 2019. The good news for online merchants is that the rate increases are for Lettermail...

eBay Raises Concerns About President Trump’s Trade Wars

eBay on its eBay Main Street blog published a statement raising concerns for small businesses potentially getting tangled up in President Trump's trade wars...

Register For The ‘Tax Implications’ Webinar By Retail Global

We know that the current sales tax situation in the USA right now isn't the easiest to navigate as a seller. We have written excessively...

The Fuzzy Math by States in Sales Tax Case South Dakota v. Wayfair

Just a few weeks ago the U.S. Supreme Court in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. decided that physical presence to establish sales tax Nexus...

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Amazon Seller Escalates Account Suspension Appeal to Jeff Bezos and Loses

CNBC reports that Amazon seller Cheapskates Liquidators received an email from an Amazon employee who calls himself Paul (no last name provided) stating "Jeff Bezos received...


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