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22 Mar

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.

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15 Mar

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

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13 Mar

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.

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08 Mar

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.

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01 Mar

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 

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22 Feb

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.

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21 Feb

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.

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15 Feb

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

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15 Feb

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.

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09 Feb

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.

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07 Feb

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.

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24 Jan

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.

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18 Jan

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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13 Jan

The Top Sources of IndieCommerce Store Traffic in 2016

Three referral sources were responsible for almost 75 percent of IndieCommerce traffic in 2016, according to IndieCommerce Director Phil Davies.

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03 Jan

Sales Tax Roundup: Amazon to Begin Collecting Sales Tax in Three More States

On January 1, Amazon began collecting and remitting sales tax on in-state purchases in Iowa, Louisiana, and Nebraska.

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