In a new effort to deal with counterfeit, stolen and dangerous consumer products that emerge on e-commerce marketplace sites, U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky of Illinois, chair of the House Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee, has introduced legislation requiring verification of third-party sellers on e-commerce retail platforms.
Retail Industry Leaders Association
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) said that Ulta Beauty CEO Mary Dillon will serve as the new chairperson of the association’s board of directors, following an election that took place at RILA’s semi-annual board of directors meeting in Palm Beach, Florida.
Across the retail industry, some disagreement has followed a U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a 2016 South Dakota law that requires online merchants to collect state sales tax if, annually, they do more than $100,000 in sales or complete 200 transactions with state residents.
A ruling from a United States bankruptcy court judge will allow ships from the financially distressed Hanjin Shipping Co. to dock in the United States, but it remains unclear if goods on those ships will be offloaded.
Retail industry leaders concerned about slowdowns and a possible strike at west coast ports are taking their concerns to Congress.…
Officials with the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) are raising concerns that the stalled contract negotiations between labor and management…