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DEFINITION: The Streamlined Sales Tax (SST) program is a cooperative arrangement among state governments in the United States for the collection and payment of retail sales taxes when the seller and the purchaser are located in different tax jurisdictions.Until recently, sales tax did not apply to retail purchases made by a buyer located in a different state than the seller. The main reason was difficulty enforcing  … 
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Boosting E-Commerce Revenue with a Website Leveraging a Technology Stack
sponsored by Oracle & Intel
WHITE PAPER: Agilent, a market leader in life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemicals switched to an entirely new platform when its dated e-commerce website no longer functioned properly. This white paper describes the benefits of the platform Agilent chose, including 99.9% uptime.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 25 Sep 2015

Oracle & Intel

IBM® PureApplication® System- Expertise. Pure and simple
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an in-depth look at one hybrid cloud option and how it can be optimized for different business patterns. Read on to discover how the hybrid cloud can streamline the development lifecycle for your critical web and database applications.
Posted: 02 Sep 2015 | Published: 02 Sep 2015


ZIP codes don’t mean zip for ecommerce sellers
sponsored by Avalara
WHITE PAPER: In this resource learn how a retailer's reliance on ZIP codes can detract from the bottom line, lead to fraud and even lead to compliance issues.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015


Can You Tell Tax Fact from Fiction?
sponsored by Avalara
WHITE PAPER: Think sales tax is just a rate? Think again. Don't fall prey tocommon misconceptions around compliance. Here are five taxmyths that could trip you up if you aren't careful.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015


Sales Tax And The Internet Merchant
sponsored by Avalara
WHITE PAPER: This paper will help you understand and be prepared for some of the basic requirements around sales and transactional taxes in the ecommerce world.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 17 Aug 2015


Shipping and Not Handling Sales Tax: 5 Challenges for Online Retailers
sponsored by Avalara
WHITE PAPER: This brief explores 5 challenges regarding sales tax on the shipping and handling of consumer goods, including state rules regarding shipping taxability; tax on freight; and 3 more.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Published: 15 Aug 2014


Flash Storage Hits Its Stride in the Data Center
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how enterprises are using hybrid-flash and all-flash storage arrays to speed up application performance and surprisingly, lover their total cost of storage ownership.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

Dell, Inc.

Are Your Everyday Business Activities Creating Tax Risk?
sponsored by Avalara
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how to spot risk and improve compliance in 7 key business functions and explains the benefits of integrating and automating sales tax compliance in your ERP.
Posted: 07 Jan 2015 | Published: 02 Dec 2014


Create a strong, dynamic customer experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how retail businesses should leverage technology to gather more customer info, implement the appropriate changes to their services, and create a more enjoyable shopping experience. Click now to see how to manage and maximize opportunity from omni-channel services.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Create a Strong, Dynamic Customer Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the changing e-commerce landscape, and investigates how developing an omni-channel environment can help you create a strong, dynamic customer experience.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Omnichannel Shoppers Trendagram
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This brief infographic takes a by-the-numbers look at omnichannel shopping trends, customer expectations, and the key opportunities that are emerging for retailers.
Posted: 18 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Trends in Enterprise Mobility
sponsored by
WHITE PAPER: This research report from Comptia offers advice to organisations on provisioning mobile devices, assesses the benefits of mobile and identifies the challenges of remote working.
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 | Published: 22 Apr 2013

Point of Sale (POS) Systems and Security
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about another perspective in POS system security. Read on for an overview of payment card systems and attack methods, as well as how to leverage the Council on CyberSecurity's 20 critical controls to your system's advantage.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving Beyond SSL to Establish Trust
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn why SSL-based security platforms with solid track records of meeting new challenges are the best way to defend and future-proof e-commerce environments against a growing and dynamic internet threat environment.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Optimizing Magneto E-commerce Sites for Increased Sales and Customer Satisfaction
sponsored by ZeroLag Communications Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out which platform is capable of maximizing the performance of your e-commerce web site, increasing sales and improving customer satisfaction.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

ZeroLag Communications Inc.

Revamp Retail Transactions with Omni-Channel Technology
sponsored by Toshiba
WHITE PAPER: Read this exclusive white paper now to find out the differences between omni-channel and multi-channel technologies, as well as which more is more highly recommended.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014


Personalized Marketing and Web Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the gold mine that lies within behavioral data, identify the specific nuggets to mine, and learn how to leverage behavior data to increase marketing returns at every stage of the customer life cycle, both online and offline.
Posted: 01 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013


One Click Away: Where Does the Data Come From?
sponsored by LANSA
WHITE PAPER: Thirty-five percent of consumers say they would never use a mobile app again if it contained incorrect product data. This brief resource explores how the global standards body GS1 established the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) as a means of combatting outdated, inconsistent product information.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014


PECOS Product Features Guide
sponsored by elcom inc.
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this informative white paper to gain insight into an innovative solution designed to simplify the publishing and management of supplier content and seamlessly connect to buyers.
Posted: 27 Nov 2013 | Published: 27 Nov 2013

Delivering a Seamless Experience Across Every Channel
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the results of a survey of over 500 e-commerce and e-business professionals, and provides key insights and best practices for improving customer experiences across all channels.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013


Addressing changing customer behavior
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers valuable insight to help you better understand customer behaviors and improve online customer experiences.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013


Whitepaper: Meet the Real Lean Portal
sponsored by Backbase
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth resource explores how a lean portal can help your organization trim the operational fat and deliver the kinds of experiences that customers crave. Read on to learn key differences between lean portals and suites, and uncover the benefits of "going lean."
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013


Server-Gated Cryptography: Providing Better Security for More Users
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Server-Gated Cryptography (SGC)-enabled SSL certificates are crucial to protecting your organization and your end-users in the threat-filled vastness of cyberspace.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 10 May 2013

Thawte Inc.

IBV Study: Capitalizing on the Power of the Smarter Consumer
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Business survival in the age of the smart consumer means empowering your customers to shop how and when they want. In this white paper, find the results of a recent survey of more than 30,000 consumers and uncover the key trends shaping the world of retail.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2011


MOBILE OPTIMIZATION: How Testing on Smartphones and Tablets Lifts Conversion
sponsored by WebTrends
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a new set of best practices for optimizing and monetizing mobile development, focusing on CRM, layout, and usability. Read on for more information and best practices on testing and optimization, segmentation and targeting, case studies of successful mobile migrations, and more.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 | Published: 16 Apr 2013

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ECOMMERCE DEFINITION (continued): …  and collecting sales taxes among multiple jurisdictions. This was not considered a serious problem until the proliferation of Internet-based sales during the 1990s. As increasing numbers of buyers made remote purchases using e-commerce in states other than their state of residency, state governments experienced revenue losses because such purchases were not taxed. While the use of toll-free telephone numbers and direct mail has always caused some loss of tax revenue for states, the e-commerce boom motivated state governments to work together to find a way to recover lost tax revenue. The multi-state … 

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