The Pitfalls & Solutions of Selling Returned Merchandise on the Direct to Consumer Market

Many things have changed over the years, including the way society shops. Especially since the pandemic, there has been a major increase in online shopping. Because stores were closed people bought almost everything online, a method that has continued due to the lingering pandemic and convenience. Direct-to-consumer online platforms such as Amazon, eBay, Back Market…

HOBI submits public comment about the BIS e-waste ban

Earlier this year, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) proposed regulations that would strengthen U.S. government oversight of discarded electronic waste export policies that affect U.S. regulations. The agency’s proposed rule could restrict certain electronic waste exports altogether, requiring those items to be disposed of domestically. Permissible electronic waste exports under the proposed…