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04/01/2013 - Guide to Product Listing Ads
Google Product Listing Ads are a type of advertising that follows the pay-per-click (PPC) model. This kind of promotion, however, presents a greater opportunity than a typical text-only ad, which was long the cornerstone of PPC advertising. With Product Listing Ads, businesses can include rich product details, including merchant name, product images, product name, price and message
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.
07/01/2012 - Free Shipping Worth Waiting For
Online shoppers want free shipping, even if it means their packages take longer to arrive, and are less concerned about sales TAX, according to a recent study by research and consulting firm AlixPartners LLP.
02/01/2012 - Handbag Wholesalers Fashion Forecast
A lot of product lines are relatively static, and what was popular 15 years ago is still the standard today.
11/01/2011 - Profits & Pitfalls of Global eCommerce
The old adage, "Think global, act local," is increasingly obsolete.
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 - Sales TAX 101
Sales TAX can be the most complicated accounting challenge for ecommerce sellers.
08/01/2011 - Ruby Imports Costume Jewelry Trends
When no one else was selling jewelry online, Ruby Imports' Sun Jung saw the potential for a growing market.
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.
05/01/2010 - Shopforbags.com Empowers Entrepreneurs
Buying from Shopforbags.com is an excellent way for store owners to stay ahead of their competition, because the company carries sought-after, trendy items not found anywhere else.
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.
09/01/2009 - Small Biz Bullish
Significant numbers of U.S. small business owners exude optimism about the American economy, even amid today's many corporate bailouts and industry wide rescue plans, according to a new national study.
09/01/2009 - No To Health Mandates & VAT
The National Retail Federation has urged Congressional committees working on healthcare reform to reject any form of employer mandate.
08/01/2009 - NRF Opposes VAT TAX
The National Retail Federation is urging the House Ways and Means Committee not to consider a value added TAX (VAT) as a means of funding healthcare reform.
06/01/2009 - Push to Repeal Shoe TAX
The National Retail Federation is pressing Congress to pass legislation that would eliminate tariffs on a wide range of low cost imported shoes.
05/01/2009 - More Web TAXes Looming
More states are joining New York in efforts to TAX web sales by affiliates.
04/01/2009 - Stimulus Bill Falls Short
The government's economic stimulus plan doesn't include many provisions that directly benefit small businesses, according to economists.
03/01/2009 - Upcoming Promotional Dates
Utilize These Dates to Plan an Effective Promotion Schedule.
03/01/2009 - Small Sizes Equal Big Profits
The definition of Minimus is: a) a company that has increased in size very quickly and efficiently, b) an item of the smallest size, c) a large selection of individually sized items, d) all of the above.
03/01/2009 - Golden Triangle Shows
Since their inception in Greensboro, NC in 2000, the Golden Triangle Shows have grown to nine shows in three different southeastern venues.
03/01/2009 - Fashion Accessories Forecast
It's no secret that consumers are scrutinizing their purchases carefully. And while many may deny themselves whole new spring or summer wardrobes, the desire to spiff up for the seasons ahead is alive and well.
02/01/2009 - Payroll TAX Holiday
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has called on Congress to pass a six month payroll TAX holiday as part of any economic stimulus package.
02/01/2009 - NRF Seeks TAX Holidays
The National Retail Federation (NRF) has asked President Obama to incorporate a series of national sales TAX holidays into the upcoming economic stimulus legislation.
02/01/2009 - Cash Flow: Key to Survival
Insufficient cash flow jeopardizes any business any time.
01/01/2009 - Top Line Fragrances
When FragranceNet.com began selling fragrances in 1997, it carried name brand and designer lines, not knock offs or look-alikes.
01/01/2009 - Tips for Cutting TAXes
As the calendar turns to another year, it's time to get 2008 TAX information in order.
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.
11/01/2008 - Norton Show Nov. 15th
The Norton Shows' largest event of the year will take place November 15-17 at the Sevierville Events Center in Sevierville, TN.
11/01/2008 - Challenging Holiday Season
Forecasters see gains in retail sales over the holidays, but the gains are expected to be less than in years past.
09/01/2008 - Inflation Dilutes Rebate Impact
While acknowledging that the government's rebate checks intended to stimulate the economy have helped significantly.
09/01/2008 - Back to School Trends
One fifth of parents nationwide have set aside a portion of their stimulus check for back to school purchases
07/01/2008 - Amazon Sues New York
Amazon.com has filed a suit in New York State Supreme Court, charging that New York State's recently amended sales TAX law is, "invalid, illegal and unconstitutional," and that it unfairly targets Amazon.com.
07/01/2008 - 12 Tips For Savvy Retailers
As gas prices continue to climb and people adjust their spending habits, sales of Spam are up and McDonald's and Dunkin' Donuts are luring Starbucks' latte lovers.
06/01/2008 - Gas Prices Drive Shoppers To Web
Concerns about the economy and rising gasoline prices may send more shoppers to the web. They cite the convenience and savings on gas in a recent survey by the investment firm of Piper Jaffray.
06/01/2008 - Blockbuster Expands Games
Blockbuster Inc., the troubled provider of in-home movies and game entertainment, is expanding its game business significantly.
05/01/2008 - Cool Feet Are Hot Items
The 13th century Persian poet, Rumi, wrote, "Let what you love be what you do," and Cindy Schultz, owner of www.MyCoolFeet.net is a perfect example of that.
04/01/2008 - Tech Points to Upturn
If technology analysts are correct, good economic news is on the horizon. Silicon Valley, the country's high tech capital, is on the rebound and workers say the U.S. economy will follow.
04/01/2008 - TAX Refunds
Millions of Americans are eagerly awaiting a TAX refund from Uncle Sam.
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.