eBay Main Street is a collection of people who care how public policy impacts their ability to buy and sell online. Many are entrepreneurs who use the Internet to support their families, grow their businesses, reach international markets, and create jobs in their community.
March 23, 2017
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
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
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
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
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.
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When it comes to ecommerce, legislators have immense power. If you sell online, you’re probably already aware that legislators can affect your bottom line – and even threaten your company’s very existence – by creating unfair commerce policies.
The best way to protect yourself and ecommerce is to make your voice heard in the halls of power. Signing up for Main Street can help you do just that.