The world of ecommerce is always changing. From new marketplaces to sell on to seller requirement changes for existing marketplaces to various law changes for sellers to abide by, it can be difficult to stay on top of it all. Our ecommerce news section below includes topics ranging from IPO announcements to new marketplace tools. It is important for sellers like you to stay up-to-date on these changes and how they affect your business and your bottom line.
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to all businesses who interact with EU residents. It’s important to know what the GDPR is, and what it means for your company. To help, we’ve gathered the facts, so you’re well-informed before the enforcement date. Read more.
Proposed gun legislation tends to affect firearms sales. Does it also impact the sale of guns that are listed online? Read more
This month’s ecommerce shout out highlights include a new User Interface from 3dcart, holiday marketing campaign strategies provided by Bigcommerce, tips on how to capitalize on Amazon trends and more. Read more
After the Lilly Pulitzer for Target collection sold out within hours of its launch, both Target and Lilly Pulitzer fans were surprised to see items being sold on eBay just moments later at marked-up prices. Is everything fair in a free market? Read more
Shopify recently announced intent to take the company public. Will the popular ecommerce website builder offer programs similar to what Etsy did, and allow its small business users to get involved in trading? Read more
The handcrafted marketplace Etsy officially goes public tomorrow. Here’s a five minute fact sheet to get you up to date on one of the most anticipated IPO’s of the year. Read more
Amazon announces last call on its Webstore service, with plans to shut down completely by July 1, 2016. Sellers currently using Webstore have roughly 15 months to find a new shopping cart provider and migrate. Have you checked out any of these top rated shopping cart tools yet? Read more
Stamps.com recently announced their intention to purchase leading postage provider Endicia. Will Stamps.com or Endicia customers be impacted? Read more
Did you catch this Etsy news? – Etsy CEO takes on Net Neutrality conversation, loosened wholesale rules help create the first Etsy millionaire, and unofficial presidential campaign merchandise grows in popularity. Read more about Etsy’s latest moves and headlines. Read more
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