Keep calm and don’t panic over the new Amazon returns policy
Keep calm and don't panic over Amazon's new returns policy

Keep calm and don’t panic over the new Amazon returns policy

Amazon is changing its returns policy for marketplace merchants that don’t use its fulfillment program. Starting Oct. 2, third-party sellers who opt to ship orders themselves will be subject to the same rules as items shipped by Amazon: automatically approved returns and prepaid shipping labels. That means a customer will no longer need to contact …

How did Prime Day 2017 stack up?
How Did Amazon Prime Day 2017 Stack Up?

How did Prime Day 2017 stack up?

The results are in: Amazon’s third annual Prime Day on July 11 was its biggest day ever. The company’s made-up shopping spree, extended by six hours this year and available only to members of its $99-a-year subscription service, outshone Black Friday and Cyber Monday to smash all of its previous records. According to Amazon, sales …

Amazon Prime Day is coming: here’s how to win the Buy Box
Amazon Prime Day 2017

Amazon Prime Day is coming: here’s how to win the Buy Box

Amazon said Prime Day 2016 was its biggest sales day ever—even small sellers reaped the rewards, reporting a three-fold upswing in sales versus the inaugural event in 2015. And this year’s extravaganza, kicking off at 9 p.m. EST on July 10, is shaping up to be a boon for business as well, with thousands of …

[Webinar] Win new customers with Amazon Sponsored Products
Amazon Sponsored Products

[Webinar] Win new customers with Amazon Sponsored Products

Grow your business with Amazon Sponsored Products In this webinar CPC Strategy’s Manager of Marketplace Channels, David Cooley, joins xSellco eCommerce Specialist Aideen Kerr, to provide detailed insights on how to use Amazon Sponsored Products, Amazon’s pay per click platform, as a tool for long-term business growth. 2016 was a year full of change for …

Amazon extends ban on incentivized reviews to EU marketplaces
amazon ban on incentivized reviews

Amazon extends ban on incentivized reviews to EU marketplaces

Amazon is sending a clear message to marketplace sellers – you can’t buy trust. Amazon has now extended the ban on incentivized reviews to EU marketplaces, following on from the same change to the Community Guidelines that occurred in the US on October 3rd 2016. Amazon is outlawing sellers who offer people free gifts or …

Seller tips from Amazon experts at UK Online Seller Conference
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Seller tips from Amazon experts at UK Online Seller Conference

xSellco attended the UK Online Sellers Conference in London at the end of October – there was an impressive panel that consisted of former Amazon employees as well as top performing sellers. Avoid incentivized reviews at all costs A lot of the talk at the conference was about how Amazon banned incentivized reviews in the …

Is Amazon repricing a race to the bottom?
Amazon Repricing

Is Amazon repricing a race to the bottom?

Isn’t Amazon Repricing just a race to the bottom? This is a common question and unfortunately a prevalent opinion in the eCommerce community. Whether it’s on Amazon Seller Forums, Reddit or in the comments of eCommerce blogs, you’ll find the same concern about Amazon repricing: “A repricer will just keep reducing my prices until I’m …