US FBA and referral fee changes coming February 18, 2020

This year we invested more than $15 billion in infrastructure, programs, people, and 150 new tools and services to help our sellers grow their brands and businesses. We also invested billions of dollars to expand FREE One-Day Delivery to more than 10 million Prime-eligible items. We are thrilled with the response of our mutual customers. … Continue reading US FBA and referral fee changes coming February 18, 2020

How to Get Approval in Amazon Restricted Categories

If you’ve never heard of the word ‘un-gating’ on Amazon, prepare for us at AMZNINSIDERS (facebook page) to blow your minds. It’s an Amazon status that’s the ecommerce equivalent of a magic wand, and you want to do almost everything in your power to earn it.Amazon Un-Gating DecodedAmazon has different categories in their catalogue, but something smart … Continue reading How to Get Approval in Amazon Restricted Categories

5 – Amazon will end FBM for certain categories.

Amazon will end FBM for certain categories.Finally (and this one may be extreme), we predict Amazon will end FBM for some product categories.Fulfillment by Merchant (FBM) is a program in which third-party sellers can list their products on Amazon and then fulfill the orders themselves. This is in contrast to the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) … Continue reading 5 – Amazon will end FBM for certain categories.

4 – Amazon will make sweeping changes in response to fake reviews.

Amazon will make sweeping changes in response to fake reviews.If there is one easy prediction for Amazon in 2020, it’s that Amazon’s crusade to end fake reviews on their retail platform will continue into the new year.Since the disruptive terms-of-service change of October 2016 which forbade sellers from sending incentivized products in exchange for reviews, Amazon continues … Continue reading 4 – Amazon will make sweeping changes in response to fake reviews.

3 – Amazon will enter African markets

3 – Amazon will enter African markets.Considering two-thirds of the world participates in the Black Friday sales holiday in one form or another, it’s not surprising that many African countries also take part.More so than Amazon and Alibaba (which both lack a presence in Africa), the online retailer Jumia and its brick-and-mortar/online competitor, Shoprite, dominated … Continue reading 3 – Amazon will enter African markets

2 – Amazon will bring Singles Day to the U.S.

2 – Amazon will bring Singles Day to the U.S.While Prime Day and Cyber Monday are big events in the U.S., in China the holiday shopping craze starts with on November 11, with Singles Day. Touted as an “anti-Valentine’s Day”, shoppers purchase goods for themselves during Single Day. Singles Day is so popular that Alibaba alone claimed … Continue reading 2 – Amazon will bring Singles Day to the U.S.

Amazon Predictions 2020: 5 Big Changes to Look for in the New Year

Amazon Predictions 2020: 5 Big Changes to Look for in the New YearIt’s hard to believe, but 2019 is quickly coming to a close. 2020 will soon be here and with it plenty of excitement: a new U.S. presidential election; the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan; and, of course, lots of big changes in the world … Continue reading Amazon Predictions 2020: 5 Big Changes to Look for in the New Year