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If You Sell Online, You Need to Know About this Supreme Court Decision

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For nearly 20 years, online retailers haven’t had to collect sales tax from all of their customers. That may be changing as a result of South Dakota vs. Wayfair, Inc. The Supreme Court ruled that Wayfair was responsible for collecting sales tax from South Dakota residents, even though Wayfair doesn’t have a physical presence in… Continue Reading »

One Thing You Can Do Now to Get Ready for the 2018 Holiday Season

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Every year, in the immediate aftermath of a holiday season that wasn’t necessarily all it could have been, retailers and small business owners resolve that next year will be better. Well, here we are, with the first quarter of the new year behind us and the holiday shopping season starting in earnest in less than… Continue Reading »

Do Smaller Stores Have a Bigger Hurdle to Jump Online?

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So I’ve just gotten back from speaking at JCK Las Vegas, and I can’t stop thinking about a comment one of the participants in a Fireside Chat on Mobile Marketing had to say. We were talking about mobile commerce, and how luxury customers are increasingly comfortable shopping online, when she pointed out that while well-known… Continue Reading »

Self-Gifting: The Holiday Shopping Trend Retailers are Going to Love!

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On November 11th, thousands of Chinese people celebrated Single’s Day, a holiday where people who aren’t in a committed romantic or family relationship buy themselves gifts. It’s a huge event for Chinese retailers, and I’ve heard more than a few retailers lament the fact we don’t have the same holiday here. Luckily, it turns out,… Continue Reading »