Private label brands: what Amazon sellers should watch out for
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Private label brands: what Amazon sellers should watch out for

Amazon’s private label brands had almost $450 million in sales in 2017—and third-party sellers are catching onto this trend. On the outset, it seems like a simple way to make extra money on the marketplace— buy a generic product and sell it under your own brand. But what’s the catch? Even an easy idea has its …

6 New Year’s resolutions for online sellers in 2018
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6 New Year’s resolutions for online sellers in 2018

What a year 2017 was for e-commerce. Competition was fierce, from fresh personalization tactics, to pairing up with delivery partners to get orders to customers faster and cheaper than ever. So what’s in store for e-commerce over the next 12 months? Strap in and get ready for the rollercoaster ride that 2018 is about to …

What you need to know about Amazon Business
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What you need to know about Amazon Business

B2B e-commerce sales worldwide are expected to top $6.7 trillion by 2020—and there are plenty of opportunities for online sellers to grab a piece of the pie. Amazon Business, the company’s wholesale marketplace for business customers, is now available in the U.S., UK and Germany, offering online sellers the opportunity to grow their sales by …

Using Amazon FBA? Here’s what you need to know about sales tax amnesty
Using Amazon FBA? Here’s what you need to know about sales tax compliance

Using Amazon FBA? Here’s what you need to know about sales tax amnesty

Time is running out for online sellers using Amazon FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) to take advantage of a partial amnesty from uncollected sales taxes in 23 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. Here’s what you need to know. Why do Amazon FBA sellers need a tax amnesty? More than half of all items sold on Amazon …

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 …