Massachusetts and Vermont Sellers Surprised by 1099-K Forms [UPDATE]

Micro and Small Business sellers in Massachusetts and Vermont are getting a nasty surprise from PayPal, Payable, and possibly other TPSOs (Third Party Settlement Organizations). While there...

Shopify Launches Exchange – A Marketplace to Sell Your Online Store

Shopify just launched an exchange on their platform that allows Shopify store owners to sell their online business. They gave it the clever name...

Magento Announces Direct Integration To Amazon Marketplace

Today we have some breaking and exciting news from the guys at Magento.  They announced a native integration with the Amazon Marketplace platform. This is...

Etsy Marketing Section Includes New Free Shipping Offer

Etsy announced they are improving the marketing section in Etsy's Shop Manager to make it easier for sellers to offer free shipping. While marketplaces such...

Hurricane Florence Will Bring Huge Disruption to eCommerce on East Coast

Hurricane Florence will very likely make landfall in North Carolina by Friday morning as a large and very strong category 4 storm. Obviously, most important...

Google Chrome Browser Security Change Prompts Action by eBay

A few days ago, Google sent out this notice to website owners to inform them of a change in security behavior starting with Chrome...

Under Adobe – What is Next for Magento Open Source?

On Monday, Adobe surprised the eCommerce world with its announcement they agreed to acquire Magento for $1.68 billion. READ MORE: Adobe Buys eCommerce Platform Magento Since then,...

Shopify Releases Black Friday Sales Data Insights

This year Shopify is releasing insights into sales data from their 600,000 plus merchants. While this is metadata, it still is an interesting look...

Impact of U.S. Sales Tax Decision on International Sellers

Note: Please read disclaimer section at bottom of this article! Last week the Supreme Court of The United States issues an opinion on a case...

Amazon’s Whole Foods Acquisition May Slowly Affect The Entire U.S. Economy...

Amazon decided to lower prices at Whole Foods soon after its acquisition, forcing its rivals to compete with its prices. Now, Amazon may even...