Have you ever come up with a great t-shirt idea you were sure other people would want to buy if you offered it for sale? You can be confident your idea is awesome, but still not be comfortable shelling out the cash to get a minimum number of t-shirts printed. If you’re wrong and nobody buys them, you’d be stuck with a bunch of t-shirts you don’t need and out the cost of printing them.
March 11, 2022
Amazon Editorial Recommendations have drawn quite the buzz in 2021, with many sellers wondering what they are and how they can access them. Though they’ve been around for years, they’ve gained some newfound popularity for a couple of reasons…
March 10, 2022
The downside to that plan is simply that you are building a business that may come to depend on always having the profits reinvested. If you are familiar with Profit First, you understand that Parkinson’s Law is at work in our everyday life. Simply stated, it means whatever resources are available to you, you will use them.
March 9, 2022
If you’re an established business or are considering starting a business as an Amazon seller, you might be wondering what to sell on Amazon. Because the competition is so fierce, it’s important to know what products will ultimately be successful on the Amazon marketplace.
March 08, 2022
Success as an eCommerce business on Amazon is data-driven. The better your product data quality, the better product pages will perform. In fact, quality product information enhances the entire digital shopping experience from influencing conversions to increasing product discovery and informing buyers’ decisions.
February 18, 2022
Amazon is not a hands-off platform, so shepherding your listing from launch to successful money-maker can be a long, intense process. There are a few key areas you’ll want to pay attention to, especially if you’re a new or inexperienced seller.
February 17, 2022
Making the decision to start selling internationally is easy enough. But taking that first step can be almost as daunting as the day you first decided to open up shop. And actually, that’s not too far off from what you’re doing! In opening your business to international customers and taking a more active approach to marketing your products abroad, you’re effectively starting over again.
February 16, 2022
Amazon Seller Services’ revenue rose 49% to Rs 16,379 crore in the 2020-21 financial year. Its net loss was Rs 4,748 crore, a 19% decline from the previous fiscal, showed data from business research firm Tofler. Amazon Wholesale India’s revenue dropped 7% to Rs 3,143 crore in the 2020-21 financial year
February 14, 2022
Sending back an online order has never been easier. It’s often free for the customer, with some retailers even allowing customers to keep the item while offering a full refund.
February 11, 2022
Each new year brings the global population closer together through digital sales, and the pandemic has only sped up the process. Stores no longer need storefronts, and that’s opened up a wealth of industry, ingenuity, and new markets. Among the most profitable and increasingly accountable side hustles is dropshopping and private labeling through Amazon, which is worth your consideration if you’re looking for an extra source of income in 2022.
February 10, 2022
Bringing your brand to Amazon can be daunting; it comes with challenges, like navigating a new sales channel, building listings and going against online competitors. But if you want to keep customers and scale your business, being on Amazon is no longer optional — especially as we enter the new year.
January 27, 2022
In college, you take courses taught by experts in a particular field of study. In sports, you’re coached by those who have played the game well and know it best. What makes getting a coach for your Amazon business any different?
January 26, 2022
It is easier than ever for anyone to start a business with or without business experience in this “online age.” The cool thing about starting an online business is the freedom to make money from anywhere. However, there are plenty of small business ideas out there, and deciding on one can be quite a task.
January 24, 2022
Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) saw a significant slowdown in revenue growth in the third quarter. The decline was most significant in its main online retail business. Total online store sales grew just 3% over the year-ago period. Meanwhile, growth in third-party seller services — that is, for other businesses which sell on the Amazon platform vs. Amazon’s own goods — slowed to 18% from 53% a year ago.
January 20, 2022
BOSTON, Dec. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Salsify, the Commerce Experience Management platform that helps brands and retailers win on the digital shelf, announced an integration to the new Amazon Selling Partner API. This new connection provides Amazon selling partners programmatic access to their Amazon Vendor Central account data.
January 18, 2022
Amazon launched Amazon Community Lending as a pilot program in 2011. From 2011 through 2019, borrowers got about $710 million in funding.
Amazon Lending provides short term business loans for qualified sellers. The sellers use the funds to get additional inventory. Amazon Lending works in partnership with Goldman Sachs and other third party lenders.
January 17, 2022
You’re ready to sell more on Amazon, you have stock, a great storefront page and an advertising strategy – everything is ready to go. But pause for a moment, do you know your real Amazon ROI (return on investment)?
It might seem like an obvious task, but going over your figures again before you “press the button” to sell more on Amazon, is a good idea. Many new sellers make the mistake of not factoring in the costs that come with online trading, which gives them a false (and higher) than expected Amazon ROI.
January 14, 2022
“Amazon started as a bookstore, but it’s now a marketplace — an e-commerce bucket that any seller can put their stuff into,” said Jane Friedman…
January 13, 2021
A new study claims that Amazon makes far more from fees on its Marketplace platform than even the cash cow known as AWS. The report says that Amazon’s fees for participating effectively on its store have grown to the point where sellers now give the company about 34% of their earnings — and this has lately become Amazon’s primary revenue stream. The company disputes the report’s findings.
January 12, 2022
Amazon FBA shared some news for sellers about its restock and storage limits, which have been major challenges for those using the fulfillment service.
January 11, 2022
The massive reach of Amazon’s e-commerce platform is appealing for any small business that wants to sell its products online. But a new report suggests that the cost of doing business can become a Faustian bargain for a third-party seller, as the fees that Amazon charges them can quickly eat into profits.
January 10, 2022
Everyone and their brother is getting an online marketplace. What should investors make of it?
The channels, which allow third-party sellers to list, sell and ship items on an established retailer’s site, are having a bit of a moment.
January 07, 2022
There is no worse feeling than seeing a negative review pop up on your listing after all the hard work (and money) you put into the product. As an Amazon seller, one of the first things you ask in that situation is, “How do I contact the customer who left this review?” After all, offering great customer service is the closest thing you can do to removing negative Amazon reviews.
December 23, 2021
As antitrust scrutiny of Amazon mounts, the retail behemoth has been pressuring some of its top sellers to drop prices to ensure shoppers cannot find a lower price anywhere else — online or in a brick-and-mortar store.
December 22, 2021
Amazon makes it easier for customers to file complaints if they feel they have been injured by a product sold by a third-party seller.
December 21, 2021
The world of shopping has undergone a significant change in the past two years. More and more people buy online, products are resold for higher prices and Amazon constantly updates its toolset introducing new initiatives to grow its customer base. So if you want to build a brand on Amazon, there couldn’t be a better time. And if you sell on Amazon, you definitely need a brand.
December 20, 2021
Last year, almost $300 billion of products were sold on Amazon through third parties, but the demand is driving a huge chunk of counterfeit good sales in the U.S.
December 17, 2021
An Amazon rate hike will hit sellers on January 18, 2022, the company announced today. It said it had kept selling fee changes low throughout the pandemic while “absorbing billions of dollars in increased costs on your behalf” while at the same time investing in its fulfillment and delivery network as well as in tools and services for sellers.
December 16. 2021
We’re nearly two years out from the start of a pandemic that’s rocked supply chains and has the world in flux. While Covid-19 continues to affect nearly every corner of the globe, some industries have experienced staggering growth — like e-commerce.
December 15, 2021
Some sellers are urging brands they partner with to get lower-priced listings elsewhere adjusted or removed, which could drive up prices around the internet.
December 14, 2021
cbdMD, Inc. (NYSE American: YCBD, YCBDpA), one of the leading, most highly trusted, and best recognized CBD companies, today announced their multi-year exclusive agreement with Amify, an Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) platform partner, to prepare for the inclusion of CBD products within the Amazon marketplace.
Amazon launched Amazon Community Lending as a pilot program in 2011. From 2011 through 2019, borrowers got about $710 million in funding. Amazon Lending provides short-term business loans for qualified sellers. The sellers use the funds to get additional inventory. Amazon Lending works in partnership with Goldman Sachs and other third-party lenders.
December 10, 2021
If you’re learning how to sell on Amazon you need to know what is changing and when. Bookmark these seller resources to stay up to date!
December 9, 2021
Unfortunately, the last year was one with a bit of complacency. As we were stuck at home and potentially stuck with our businesses, it was hard to stay focused on success. Hey, we all want to do and be better, but it takes more than wanting to make it happen. I’ve been thinking about that a lot more and also what makes successful Amazon sellers.
Sorry to say, but less than 100% of people who buy your products on Amazon will be satisfied. And if you’re not using an Amazon reviews checker, you’ll be left in the dark about what your buyers are saying.
This day and age, anyone can sell something on the internet. There are inexpensive courses that will teach you how to “flip” clearance items, or how to create your own product. It seems as though everyone and their brother (or sister) has an eCommerce store. However, how many of them have an actual eCommerce brand?
“Manage Your Customer Engagement” is the newest feature Amazon has released to Brand Registered sellers, proving, yet again, that the future of Amazon belongs to brands.
December 3, 2021
The FBA New Selection Program offers “free sponsored ads, promotional clicks, shipping, storage, removals, and returns on eligible, new products for a limited time”.
December 2, 2021
As the pace of shopper visits begins to dwindle at malls around the country on Black Friday, the holiday shopping season has officially kicked into high gear.
December 1, 2021
Amazon created a new workflow for replenishing inventory to Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) warehouses, but it’s gotten a thumbs down from numerous sellers.
September 16, 2021
The valuable data provided in each business report can help you make decisions on your advertising campaigns, listing content, pricing — and much more.
September 15, 2021
The move to block Chinese sellers by US-based e-commerce giant Amazon may speed up the pace for the Chinese companies to develop more direct selling channels and construct their own platforms.
September 14, 2021
New research finds that the pandemic did not change specific shopping behaviors for Amazon customers, whether they were Prime members or not.
September 10, 2021
FBA Liquidations and FBA Grade and Resell programs are Amazon’s next steps in helping to build a circular economy.
September 9, 2021
Running an Amazon FBA business isn’t always sunshine and rainbows. In fact, there are many frustrating aspects of selling on Amazon that we as sellers always need to be aware of.
September 8, 2021
Product reviews are an important part of that shopping experience, helping customers in their purchase decisions and providing a way for selling partners to differentiate their products from other similar items.
September 7, 2021