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Japanese Sales Tax – 1st Oct 2019

What is Japanese sales tax? Japanese sales tax (shouhizei, 消費税) a.k.a. “consumption tax” is a value added tax generally applied to sales of goods or services by any business entity within Japan. The tax was first introduced in 1989 at a rate of 3%, increased to 5% in 1997 and increased again to 8% in […]

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9 September, 2019, Written by 0 comment

20 Best Premium PrestaShop Modules

Prestashop is a great ecommerce solution for most medium size businesses. It comes with more flexibility and features that can easily be achieved from CMS driven online shopping platforms such as WordPress/WooCommerce or Drupal/Ubercart. Yet at the same time it has a relatively lightweight code base and simple file architecture unlike more industrial scale solutions […]

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7 January, 2013, Written by 0 comment

Simple English Guide To PCI & PA-DSS

Everyone knows that e-commerce transactions are on the rise. Unfortunately so is credit card fraud. To counter threats to sensitive credit card information, the five major credit card companies Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Discover and JCB aligned their individual policies in 2004  in the form of  the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The […]

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11 April, 2010, Written by 0 comment

35 Key E-Commerce Platform Features

For serious online vendors the choice of e-commerce platforms can be overwhelming. There are so many different proprietary and open source options available. The following list describes some key e-commerce platform features that you should use to compare your options. 1.  Ability to administer multiple website domains from the same back end This could be […]

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13 October, 2009, Written by 0 comment

E-Commerce in Japan: Small Websites

With the recession biting hard, people everywhere are becoming more cost conscious and more aware that online shopping can deliver significant savings. This article provides a comparison of two of the most popular online payment processing systems for small businesses. PAYPAL If you have just a small product range and want to keep it simple, […]

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2 March, 2009, Written by 0 comment