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03/01/2013 - Google Feeds Your Appetite for Success
When it comes to the recipe for INTERNET sales success, brand and product exposure are key ingredients, and organic search engine optimization (SEO) and pay per click (PPC) are just two ways of gaining publicity. A third, often overlooked, option for product awareness is the use of shopping comparison sites, such as Google Shopping, which is fed through the Google Merchant Center.
11/01/2012 - Marketplace Fairness Flack
INTERNET retailers have enjoyed exemption from the requirement to collect sales TAXes since 1992, when the U.S. Supreme Court passed a ruling closing the case of Quill Corporation v. North Dakota, at which point it was decided that, in states where online retailers have no brick and mortar presence, or nexus, they were not required to collect sales TAX.
09/01/2012 - Ecommerce Essentials to Grow Your Business
Efficient ecommerce platforms are a vital part of INTERNET wholesalers' and retailers' businesses. They provide a variety of tools that automate web based sales, such as creation and maintenance of product catalogs, shopping cart services, payment processing and order tracking.
10/01/2011 - Web TAX Issues
Strapped state legislatures, hungry for new revenue, are looking to TAX ecommerce sites such as Amazon.
09/01/2011 - Spring Trends Focus on Value
As the economy is still in a state of recovery, suppliers are working hard to offer deals that will help store owners survive.
09/01/2011 - The Perfect Cart Experience
Ask any number of shoppers what elements would need to be present to create the perfect cart experience and likely there will be a variety of different answers.
08/01/2011 - Web Sales TAX Fight Looms
For many years, online retailers have enjoyed the competitive advantage of avoiding state sales TAX.
05/01/2011 - Fashion Wholesaler Thrives With Great Prices And Variety
EMart Wholesale has a simple and solid philosophy that is serving the company well in these troubled economic times.
05/01/2011 - Online Merchants Go Wild
As the economy begins to turn a corner, a growing number of ecommerce fashion wholesalers are leaping to launch new companies, while established dealers report that business is picking up.
05/01/2011 - Killerbeads Offers Guaranteed Sales To Ecommerce Jewelers
With an 18-year-history of selling jewelry and incense, Killerbeads has a nose for what ecommerce merchants need.
12/01/2010 - Sunny Outlook For Solarrific
Grace King is a wholesaler with a mission. "I started my company in 2007, when the price of oil was getting high.
10/01/2010 - Pampered Princess Booms Online
Sharee Kowalski was a mom selling wholesale jewelry out of the trunk of her car 20 years ago.
06/01/2010 - Unlocking Ecommerce Software to Grow Your Business
It's one of the age-old dilemmas faced by business owners: You've got a terrific product or service to sell, but not a good means of selling it.
03/01/2010 - Gift Dropship.com Offers Preloaded Sites
After a retailer, eBay store, flea marketer or anyone else who sells product sets up an account at Gift Dropship.com, they can simply visit that website, order the product and have it shipped in their store's name to their customer
10/01/2009 - Comparing Comparison Sites
The use of price comparison services (also known as shopping comparison services or price engines) has exploded over the past few years, and even with overall sales down, research shows they're growing ever stronger.
05/01/2009 - More Web TAXes Looming
More states are joining New York in efforts to TAX web sales by affiliates.
12/01/2008 - Easy Shopping At Shoenet.com
New sites emerge daily on the INTERNET. Conversely, countless sites fail. The result of this continuing shakeout is that one site often comes to dominate its category.
04/01/2008 - Selling By Instinct At OBI
Tim Choklett, President of Opportunity Buys, Inc. (OBI), instinctively understands what people want. In grade school, he removed the centers of books to sell pieces of bubblegum he had purchased in bags.
02/01/2008 - Retail TAX Debate
The debate on INTERNET TAXation is underway, and not surprisingly, brick and mortar retailers online, and other direct merchants have opposing views.
11/01/2007 - NRF Pushes Web TAX
The National Retail Federation (NRF) and nearly 100 retailers and trade associations are asking Congress to approve legislation
04/01/2007 - Capturing TAX Refunds
In hopes of getting a little extra padding in their wallets from Uncle Sam, most consumers are filing their TAXes early this year. This represents an opportunity for retailers, eager to capture some of that additional disposable income.