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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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Cloud Applications Based on Web App Security and E-Commerce in Nordic Countries
sponsored by World Play
EGUIDE: In this two-part expert e-guide, learn how to develop and deploy secure web apps, and get an overview of the diverse landscape that is Nordic e-commerce.
Posted: 09 Oct 2015 | Published: 09 Oct 2015

World Play

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

Retail Revolution
sponsored by
RESEARCH CONTENT: This PowerReviews study, based on a survey of 1,000 people in the UK, and a similar number in the US, explores the impact of technology on shopping behaviour and outlines what retailers need to consider to meet these changing demands.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Published: 24 Sep 2015

Mastering multi-channel journeys – making engagement pay
sponsored by
RESEARCH CONTENT: This research from Oxygen8 assesses how businesses communicate with customers and how those customers want businesses to communicate with them, and offers advice on how to achieve it.
Posted: 23 Sep 2015 | Published: 23 Sep 2015

Case Study: Boosting Sales by 20%
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: In this white paper, you'll learn how Performance Bicycle, a leading cycling products retailer, increased traffic by 300% and increased sales by 20%.
Posted: 14 Sep 2015 | Published: 17 Apr 2014


How Faster Ecommerce Deliveries Trigger New Tax Requirements
sponsored by Avalara
VIDEO: Watch this video to learn how you can increase delivery speed to your clients while responsibly handling any additional sales tax requirements. Discover how your organization can become ecommerce sales tax masters in this exclusive resource.
Posted: 09 Sep 2015 | Premiered: 09 Sep 2015


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


Costume SuperCenter Creates a CDN Strategy Worthy of Customer Retention
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
CASE STUDY: In the competitive world of e-commerce, your brand's speed, availability and customer service should surpass that of your peers. Access this case study to uncover content delivery network (CDN) strategies that yield increased conversions and operational efficiency.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 24 Aug 2015

Limelight Networks, Inc.

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


The Digital Economy: How Organizations Adapt
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
VIDEO: In this video experts speak Fabian Cortes, Pete Swabey, and Dinesh Sharma weigh in on the trend of hyperconnectivity in today's economy. Watch now to discover how your organization can adapt to this environmental shift and cater to customers who are more connected than ever.
Posted: 12 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 16 Jun 2015

SAP America, Inc.

Computer Weekly – 11 August 2015: Data unlocks personalised customer service
sponsored by
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine how companies are starting to use big data analytics to deliver more personalised customer services. We talk to the government's IT procurement chief about improving public sector tech purchasing. And Volvo's CIO tells us how connected cars will reshape the automotive sector. Read the issue now.
Posted: 07 Aug 2015 | Published: 07 Aug 2015

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


RSA's Digital Journey
sponsored by
PRESENTATION: Ian Hood, Group Digital Director of RSA, tells the story of one of the UK's largest insurers journey to digital technology in this presentation.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

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

Point-of-Sale Security for Dummies
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
RESOURCE: Access this popular resource to find out how you can protect transactions at the point of sale.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Apr 2015

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Computer Weekly – 14 April 2015: Taking stock of e-commerce systems
sponsored by
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, the first of our three-part buyer's guide to next generation e-commerce looks at managing inventory in multi-channel retailers. We highlight the six technology companies that are threats to the dominance of high-street banks. And we examine the top five issues in virtual machine backup. Read the issue now.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 10 Apr 2015

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

How a Top E-Commerce Strategy Leads to Strong Sales
sponsored by ZeroLag Communications Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, Brian K. Walker of Forrester and other experts provide six key factors that can make or break a customer's shopping experience and, ultimately, an e-commerce business.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

ZeroLag Communications Inc.

Computer Weekly – 24 June 2014: Betting on World Cup success
sponsored by
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to gambling site Betfair about the IT challenges of preparing for the football World Cup. We examine the strategy of cloud software pioneer as it grows its role in the IT department. And we explain erasure coding – an emerging method for protecting storage hardware. Read the issue now.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

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.

Computer Weekly – 27 May 2014: Targeting the digital customer
sponsored by
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we go behind the scenes of John Lewis's £40m e-commerce transformation plan to find out how to target the digital customer. Starbucks' European CIO talks about the coffee chain's IT strategy. And we evaluate three big suppliers' plans for virtualised networking. Read the issue now.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 27 May 2014
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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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