Internet Commerce

    IndieLite Now Available to ABA Members

    After extensive testing, IndieLite is now available to ABA members looking for a simpler, less expensive e-commerce solution.

    Bloomberg BNA: Amazon Close to Breaking Wal-Mart Record for Subsidies

    Bloomberg BNA’s Daily Tax Report: State details how Amazon is on the verge of setting a record for garnering state and local tax subsidies.

    Victory! Amazon Will Collect and Remit Sales Tax in All States With Sales Tax Laws

    After almost two decades of a hard-fought political battle to require Amazon to collect and remit sales tax in every state that collects sales tax, Main Street retailers can finally declare victory.

    BTW News Briefs

    Amazon to collect and remit sales tax in New Mexico; Bertelsmann to raise Random House stake; Ingram to offer poetry newsletter; Two new Amazon stores planned; The Mothers to head to movie screens; Lambda Literary finalists, Tiptree Award, Plimpton Prize, Terry Southern Prize,  and Story Prize winners announced

    IndieCommunication: A Low-Cost E-Commerce Alternative and More

    The March 10 edition of IndieCommunication, the newsletter for IndieCommerce stores, included information about IndieLite, one-on-one sessions at Children’s Institute, and more.

    ABA to Offer Low-Cost E-Commerce Alternative

    IndieLite, the new e-commerce platform under development by ABA, will be a solution for bookstores that are just getting started in e-commerce or those that want a website requiring very little time and effort to maintain.

    BTW News Briefs

    Transfer of Perseus Books distribution completed; PRH to publish Obamas; WNDB internship application opens; Hummingbird offers new discount program; Study finds post-millennials prefer physical stores; Amazon opens East Coast store; #FreeWordsTurkey petition presented to German government; LA Times Book Prize finalists announced 

    Ninety-Four Percent of U.S. Population Resides in States With Level Playing Field

    With the recent news that Amazon will now be collecting sales tax in Arkansas, slightly more than 94 percent of the U.S. population resides in areas where Amazon is collecting sales tax on in-state purchases.

    Google Analytics Webinar Now Available on BookWeb and YouTube

    A recording of “Google Analytics for E-commerce,” a webinar reprise of the popular Winter Institute 12 session led by Max Thomas, is currently available on BookWeb and YouTube.

    BTW News Briefs

    Jack Lynch named HMH CEO; Consortium adds five publishers; Amazon to open store in San Francisco; Grammy, Lincoln Prize, Little Free Library winners and Audie finalists announced

    Amazon to Begin Collecting Sales Tax in Arkansas

    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has announced that Amazon.com will begin collecting and remitting sales tax on purchases in the state as of March 1.

    Register for Thursday’s Live Webinar “Google Analytics for E-commerce”

    Tomorrow, February 16, ABA will present a live webinar of the popular Winter Institute 12 session “Google Analytics for E-commerce,” featuring Max Thomas, the owner of maxthomas.co.

    Live Webinar of Wi12’s “Google Analytics for E-commerce” Offered Next Thursday

    Registration is now open for a live webinar of the popular Winter Institute 12 session “Google Analytics for E-commerce,” to be held on Thursday, February 16.

    Talking E-Commerce at Wi12

    Opportunities abound for IndieCommerce users and non-users alike to talk to members of the IndieCommerce team at this week’s Winter Institute.

    Bulk of U.S. Population Resides in States With Level Playing Field

    ABA’s recently updated E-Fairness Map provides visual proof that a majority of states are taking strides to level the playing field for Main Street retailers.

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