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|1:|| eBay and PayPal to Become Independent Publicly Traded Companies in 2015|
"eBay Inc. today said its Board of Directors, following a strategic review of the company's growth strategies and structure, has approved a plan to separate the company's eBay and PayPal businesses into independent publicly traded companies in 2015, subject to customary conditions."
|Sept 30, 2014|
|2:|| New F.T.C. Trade Rules Aimed At Speeding Up Goods Shipments|
Affecting ecommerce sellers and sites in the US, the new documentation and rules encompass most goods ordered from the seller by mail, telephone, fax, or on the Internet.
|Sept 18, 2014|
|3:|| Apple Moves Into Mobile Payments With Apple Pay|
"Apple Pay supports credit and debit cards from the three major payment networks, American Express, MasterCard and Visa, issued by the most popular banks including Bank of America, Capital One Bank, Chase, Citi and Wells Fargo, representing 83 percent of credit card purchase volume in the US."
|Sept 10, 2014|
|4:|| Amazon Introduces Add To Cart Social Shopping Capability Via Twitter|
"If you spot an Amazon product link on Twitter, you can now add it to your shopping cart just by responding to the tweet with the hashtag..."
|May 5, 2014|
|5:|| U.S. Senator Calling For Bitcoin Currency Ban|
"I urge regulators to take appropriate action to limit the abilities of this highly unstable currency."
|Feb 27, 2014|
|6:|| Major Bitcoin Exchange, MtGox, Goes Offline|
One of the biggest Bitcoin Exchanges, MtGox, has gone offline.
|Feb 25, 2014|
|7:|| Online Sales For Big Retailers May Not Be As Strong As Suggested|
Have the online only ecommerce sites developed such a strong brand that even the big retailers are struggling to compete?
|Aug 28, 2013|
|8:|| Why Loyal Customers Write Bad Reviews|
According to a recent survey, contrary to common perception, the sources of the fake reviews came from actual customers, not from competitors.
|July 29, 2013|
|9:|| Google Confirms Checkout To Close In Six Months|
Webmasters have six months notice of Checkout closing as Google transitions to Wallet.
|May 22, 2013|
|10:|| Are You Preparing For (U.S.) Sales Tax Collection?|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss aspects of preparing Ecommerce sites for potential Sales Tax Collection requirements.
|May 8, 2013|
|11:|| US Senate Passes Internet Sales Tax Bill|
The US Senate sided with financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing an internet sales tax bill. Some smaller online retailers may be exempt.
|May 7, 2013|
|12:|| Mozilla Pushes On With Plans For Common Web API For Payments|
Mozilla is working with payment vendors and the W3C standards body to create a common API to make online payments, both on desktop and mobile, easier and more secure.
|Apr 5, 2013|
|13:|| Amazon Facing Anger Over Fees Hike For Third Party Traders|
Amazon is facing a revolt from small traders as the internet retailer that describes itself as "Earth's most customer-centric" company plans to impose a wave of fee hikes on third parties that use its network to sell consumer electronics, automotive parts and other goods in the UK and across Europe.
|Mar 28, 2013|
|14:|| Google Merchant Center: Has CPC Made It Tougher For Small eCommerce Businesses|
"...when I look up an item the main merchants I see taking over this space are the giants like Amazon, Walmart, Sears, Rakuten, etc..."
|Feb 12, 2013|
|15:|| Patent Troll Shopping Cart Blocked By Newegg Appeal|
The company's plan to extract a patent tax of about one percent of revenue from a huge swath of online retailers was snuffed out last week...
|Jan 28, 2013|
|16:|| PayPal Adds Price Matching, Credit, and Return Shipping|
If the item you purchase is advertised for lower with any merchant within 30 days of purchase, you can receive a reimbursement for the difference.[br][br]It doesn't matter if you bought the item online, in a store or a new item from eBay's Top-rated sellers using "Buy It Now".
|Nov 2, 2012|
|17:|| eCommerce: The Pros and Cons Of Amazon Product Ads|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the pros and cons of Amazon product ads, and the data shared with Amazon.
|Oct 26, 2012|
|18:|| UK's Online Retailers Told To Change Websites To Meet Consumer Laws|
More than a third of the UK's top online retailers could be breaking consumer laws, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has said.
|Oct 12, 2012|
|19:|| E.U. Commissioner Makes Clear, Do-Not-Track Must Be 'Rich and Meaningful'|
"Standardisation work is not going according to plan. In fact, I am increasingly concerned,"
|Oct 11, 2012|
|20:|| How to fire an employee|
What is the best procedure to follow when considering firing an employee?
|Oct 6, 2012|
|21:|| eBay To Test Same-Day Shipping With 'eBay Now'|
Those invited will get prioritized for access before general signups.
|Aug 6, 2012|
|22:|| eCommerce: More Profit Lower Sales, Volume Sales Lower Profit|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss an approach to eCommerce sales of low pricing to win volume sales, or higher profit with fewer sales.
|Aug 3, 2012|
|23:|| Google Wallet Launches a Cloud Version For Any Card|
The new Google Wallet app is available now on Google Play, and if you have a supported NFC device and are in the United States, we encourage you to give it a try.
|Aug 1, 2012|
|24:|| Opposition To U.S. Online Sales Tax Waning|
"But the current economic environment made states start looking harder at this for new revenue that costs them nothing,"
|July 16, 2012|
|25:|| Ecommerce: Is Amazon Eating Your Lunch?|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss whether Amazon is using smaller etailers product sales experience to identify potential products for its own offering.
|July 4, 2012|
|26:|| The eCommerce Site Is Growing, So How Best To Transition From Owner To CEO|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how best an eCommerce business moves from a small operation where the owner does a lot of different jobs, to the owner becoming a CEO. How to plan for staffing, management, and delegation without losing the opportunity for continued growth and profits.
|Mar 30, 2012|
|27:|| SEC Filing: VeriSign Security Repeatedly Breached|
The VeriSign attacks were revealed in a quarterly U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing in October that followed new guidelines on reporting security breaches to investors.[br][br]In written Senate testimony on Tuesday, U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper called the known certificate breaches of 2011 "a threat to one of the most fundamental technologies used to secure online communications and sensitive transactions, such as online banking." Others have said SSL as a whole is no longer trustworthy and effective.
|Feb 2, 2012|
|28:|| 24 Million Customers' Account Details Hacked From Zappos|
Though the company says that no complete credit card numbers were revealed in the breach, the intruders may have accessed customers' names, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, addresses, the last four digits of their credit card numbers, and encrypted passwords.
|Jan 16, 2012|
|29:|| PayPal Reports Mobile Payments Reached $4 Billion in 2011|
He attributes the massive growth to an overall increase in mobile commerce, more useful mobile payments apps blending online and offline capabilities (PayPal is one of the most popular ways for Starbucks customers to top off their in-store credit via its app), as well as a massive uptick in iPad-based e-commerce.
|Jan 11, 2012|
|30:|| Small Site Advantages Against eCom Powerhouses|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how small retailers can compete with the big retailers.
|Dec 17, 2011|
|31:|| eBay's PayPal Plans To Challenge Groupon With Daily Deals Coupons|
The company will make its first foray into mobile deals in the first quarter of 2012, partnering with some of the top 200 U.S. merchants,
|Dec 14, 2011|
|32:|| The Future of Ecommerce, If You're Not Amazon Or Google|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the future of Ecommerce for a smaller business in an environment lead by giants such as Amazon.
|Dec 13, 2011|
|33:|| U.S. Online Holiday Spending Sets New Record Up 15 pct|
"Cyber Monday kicked the week off with a bang as consumers opened their wallets to the tune of $1.25 billion, but it was only the beginning of a very strong week of online holiday spending," said comScore chairman Gian Fulgoni. "Tuesday and Wednesday followed with billion dollar spending days, helping Cyber Week reach a record weekly total of nearly $6 billion in spending."
|Dec 5, 2011|
|34:|| Internet Sales Tax Fight Coming Back To US Congress|
The online auctioneer plans to tell a congressional panel considering the legislation tomorrow that the measure would merely consolidate the market power of Amazon.com and the largest big box retailers while putting eBay's small sellers out of business.
|Nov 30, 2011|
|35:|| U.S. Online Spending Predicted To Reach $37.6 Billion For Nov and Dec|
The bullishness over e-commerce sales comes as retailers both on and offline prepare for the key U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend when people head to stores -- or to their computers -- in search of bargains.
|Nov 23, 2011|
|36:|| ecommerce: 35 Key Points For New Product Niche Evaluation|
A comprehensive list of key points used to evaluate new products for an ecommerce site.
|Nov 8, 2011|
|37:|| Targeting Web Ads Using Credit Card Purchase Data|
The two largest credit-card networks, Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc., are pushing into a new business: using what they know about people's credit-card purchases for targeting them with ads online.
|Oct 25, 2011|
|38:|| Google "Trusted Store" (pilot) Rating Service for Ecommerce Sites|
Today we're announcing the launch of Google Trusted Stores, a new pilot program that helps shoppers identify online merchants that offer a great shopping experience.[br]br]The Google Trusted Store badge is awarded to e-commerce sites that demonstrate a track record of on-time shipping and excellent customer service. When visiting a qualifying store, shoppers can hover over the Google Trusted Store badge and see metrics on the store's shipping and customer service performance.
|Oct 3, 2011|
|39:|| Retailers Find Consumers Using Tablets Are More Likely to Buy|
Retailers have found an interesting characteristic of consumers who browse their websites using tablets: They're much more likely to pull the trigger on purchases than other online shoppers.[br][br]That discovery is making retailers focus on tablets ahead of the all-important holiday season ...[br][br]Tablets still account for only a small percentage of overall e-commerce, but they are punching above their weight.
|Sept 28, 2011|
|40:|| Groupon UK Starts Offering Discounts On Products Sold On The Web|
Groupon Inc. has begun offering discounts on products sold over the Web in the U.K., thrusting the Internet-coupon company into closer competition with the likes of Amazon.com Inc. and EBay Inc.
|Sept 13, 2011|