March 23, 2017
Internet Commerce Threat Spreads Across The States
State legislatures across the country are threatening Internet commerce, especially for small businesses, artisans and consumer sellers, through legislation that will impose tax burdens on even the most casual sellers and online marketplaces.
March 22, 2017
Nelson leads Scott In FL Polls and GA 6th Has a Clear Favorite in Ossof
The election cycle's third public poll of Florida's 2018 US Senate race reached the public domain this week and Cherry Communications (CC), polling for the state Chamber of Commerce (3/6-14; 600 FL registered voters), already finds consistent results with the previously conducted surveys.
March 21, 2017
OECD Website Features eBay Research
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) new Development Matters website recently featured an article by Hanne Melin, eBay Director of Global Public Policy, titled, “The Online Platform, Trade, MSMEs and Women: Lessons from eBay towards user-driven economic empowerment”.
March 17, 2017
eBay Sellers Visit Albany to Oppose Harmful Internet Sales Tax
Last week, eBay’s Government Relations Team, along with five eBay-enabled small business owners, descended upon the New York State Capitol in Albany to advocate in opposition to a marketplace Internet sales tax proposal in Governor Cuomo’s budget.
March 14, 2017
Take the SME Ecommerce Competitiveness Survey
The International Trade Centre (ITC) – an organization of the UN and WTO, and partner to eBay - has launched a survey to understand the challenges faced by SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) engaging in ecommerce, in particular cross-border trade.
March 8, 2017
How ecommerce can help female representation in Europe’s entrepreneurial arena
EU Commission data reveals that women are still under-represented in the entrepreneurial arena. According to the Commission’s research, only 34% of Europe’s self-employed, and 30% of start-up entrepreneurs are female.