The Latest Ecommerce News
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 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.
Stamps.com recently announced their intention to purchase leading postage provider Endicia. Will Stamps.com or Endicia customers be impacted?
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.
EBay begins job cuts associated with its split from PayPal, with plans to complete lay offs by the end of the quarter. Though the job cuts are done begrudgingly, March news isn’t all doom and gloom.
Amazon goes back to school with their latest initiative, sets its sights on RadioShack’s prime real estate and gets some air time on CBS news to discuss its ground-breaking show ‘Transparent.’ Read this and other headlines here.
Amazon Campus, which was recently launched on Purdue, University of Massachusetts Amherst and University of California Davis, aims to help students save time and money when shopping for textbooks and other goods.
Alibaba has been in hot water after allegations surfaced that they had been aware of Taobao’s counterfeit problem since July of last year. Read this and other recent headlines in our ecommerce In The News series.
Alibaba came under fire when the Chinese Government released a report claiming the ecommerce giant wasn’t doing enough to keep fake and counterfeit goods off of their Taobao marketplace.
Amid the rumors of Etsy’s IPO, there is also speculation of a potential lawsuit from the management of singer/songwriter Beyoncé over the sale of mugs that parody her name. Read this and other Etsy headlines in our Etsy in the News series.
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