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Corporate Transparency Act Beneficial Ownership Reporting: What Online Businesses Need To Know Members Public

Corporate Transparency Act Beneficial Ownership Reporting requirements go into effect January 1, 2024 - here's what you need to know!


Legal

Indie Sellers Guild Plans Virtual Convention For April 2024 Members Public

Indie Sellers Guild to host first annual virtual convention April 13-14, 2024, promoting "freedom from Etsy & other Big Tech."


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Jane.Com Shutdown Cautionary Tale For Marketplace Sellers Members Public

Sudden shuttering of Jane.com leaves sellers holding the bag, in cautionary tale for all ecommerce entrepreneurs.


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National Retail Federation Launches Fight Retail Crime Day Members Public

National Retail Federation's "Fight Retail Crime Day" leaves online fraud, digital shoplifting out of Organized Retail Crime discussion.


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Sustainability Smokescreen: eBay CEO's Media Blitz Amid EPA Troubles Members Public

eBay CEO Jamie Iannone makes media rounds touting sustainability initiatives in effort to distract from EPA suit.


eBay

Artisans Cooperative Launches Handmade Marketplace Beta Members Public

Artisans Cooperative has launched the beta version of their Etsy alternative handmade marketplace!


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Nike Quietly Enters Pre-Owned Refurbished Sneaker Game Members Public

Nike has quietly expanded refurbished program, making restored sneakers available online at up to 50% off retail prices.


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CEO Dave Clark Abruptly Exits Flexport As Company Refocuses On Core Freight Business Members Public

Flexport CEO Dave Clark steps down as founder Ryan Petersen returns with plans to refocus on core freight business.


Shipping

FTC Shuts Down AI Powered Ecommerce Business Opportunity Scheme Members Public

FTC suit temporarily shuts down Automaters scheme that lured consumers to invest in e-stores with unfounded claims.


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Funko CEO Steps Down, Will Return To Board After Leave Of Absence Members Public

Funko founder CEO Brian Mariotti has abruptly stepped down, plans to return to serve on Board after a leave of absence.


Earnings

OnBuy Launches Cashback Loyalty Program Members Public

OnBuy's new cashback program is here, with 1% guaranteed & extra rewards for its most loyal customers.


OnBuy

Walmart, Target & More Jump On the Prime Day Bandwagon Members Public

Now that Amazon Prime Day is official, Walmart, Target & Newegg announce rival events - will eBay, Etsy & others join in too?


Ads & Marketing

eBay Motors Expands Tire Installation Service Partnership Members Public

eBay Motors expands partnership with CarAdvise & SimpleTire, offers free tire installation promo now through July 2nd!


eBay

FTC Warns Marketplaces To Comply With INFORM Act On Day One Members Public

FTC puts marketplaces on notice - comply with INFORM Act on June 27 or face fines up to $50,120 per violation!


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Worthpoint Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Members Public

Worthpoint pitches equity crowdfunding to raise capital to expand antiques, art & collectibles research tool.


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Fanatics Acquires PWCC Trading Card & Collectibles Marketplace Members Public

Fanatics acquires PWCC, strengthens position in sports cards & collectibles - should eBay be scared?


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Etsy Launches Wedding Registry, Reveals 2023 Wedding Trends Members Public

Love is in the air as Etsy launches Wedding Registry and reveals 2023 wedding trends.


Etsy

Amazon Faces Class Action For False Discount Claims Members Public

Amazon faces lawsuit alleging Prime Exclusive discounts are falsely advertised with fake strike-through pricing.


Amazon