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By Sasha Fedorenko August 6, 2019 - 10:23 am

How Zalando addressed the introduction of PSD2

On the 14 of September, Strong Customer Authentication comes into force as part of the EU Payment Services Directive (PSD2). For customers, this means that payment will be even more secure. If they want to pay online, they will have to authenticate their payment using

‘Leading online marketplaces’ face scrutiny in the US over anti-competitive practices

"Leading online marketplaces" are coming under fire over alleged anti-competitive practices on their platforms. What seems like a recurring problem of online marketplaces facing scrutiny as their business practices appear questionable in the eyes of competition watchdogs, leading to two questions. First, how much of healthy

Russian stringent import tax puts a spotlight on controlling overseas competition

"The governing bodies of the Russian Federation are currently in search of an effective solution to curb the growth of cross-border ecommerce in the country," says Vladimir Stupnikov, chief executive officer of SPUTNIK marketplace. Speaking to Tamebay, Vladimir starts describing the popularity of overseas marketplaces

How to prepare for Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) regulation

There’s little doubt that web sales represent an ever-increasing revenue channel for most UK retailers. In fact, eMarketer expected online retail spend to increase by 14.9% in 2018, to almost £96 billion. However, Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) is coming fast and carries the potential to disrupt to collect sales and use tax from 1st of July will begin calculating, collecting, and remitting sales and use tax for all orders shipped to customers in Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wyoming on the 1st of July 2019. This is to comply with changes to these

Understanding Amazon PSD2 compliance: What does it mean for merchant finance?

"Amazon are currently working on implementing the PSD2 in way that would lead to successful adoption," says Igal Rotem, chief executive officer of Credorax. What is PSD2? The Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) is a European Union (EU) directive aimed at regulating payment services and payment service

How to create a GDPR policy for Etsy shop

The EU-based Etsy sellers or merchants who offer their listings to shoppers in the territory are required to have a GDPR policy for their Etsy shop. However, merchants embarking on such a mission may wonder where to start. Here is a guide for sellers aiming

CMA urges eBay to stop the sale of fake reviews

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is urging eBay to conduct an "urgent review" of the marketplace to prevent the sale of fake reviews. It says that fake review services are offered for sale and auction as product listings on eBay. The competition watchdog says that

New study urges UK SMEs to prepare for no-deal Brexit

The UK SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) are urged to avoid putting their faith in politicians and consider all reasonable preparations for no-deal Brexit, says new study by The Institute of Directors (IOD). The Institute of Directors (IOD) says that their analysis into how UK SMEs

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Zalando is a massive retail phenomenon in Europe. It’s particularly prominent in Germany, where they boast 95% brand recognition amongst adult shoppers.

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