PR Firms Leak Date of Amazon Prime Day 2019

PR Firms Leak Date of Amazon Prime Day 2019

Howdy! No secret of Amazon’s can be hidden for long, especially one that concerns Prime Day. Just like the accidental leakage of the official date of Prime Day 2018, this year’s date for the much-awaited annual sales event leaked out again, but it wasn’t the eCommerce giant’s doing. PR agencies disseminating emails about Prime Day […]

Small Online Businesses Get to Sell in the High Street

Small Online Businesses Get to Sell in the High Street

Howdy ! Do you only sell your products online but wish to have a high street presence, minus the high costs that come with setting up shop? If so, luck is on your side as Amazon just launched their first ‘Clicks and Mortar’ pop-up shop in Manchester early this week and are on the way […]

Key Dates in 2019 for Online Sellers: Holidays from July to September

Key Dates in 2019 for Online Sellers: Holidays from July to September

Howdy! How’s your selling spree going so far? We’re almost to the third quarter of 2019, so don’t lose your momentum because a series of holidays from which you can gain additional revenues is coming up.   Aside from the much anticipated Amazon Prime Day, there other important dates that will help propel your sales […]

Amazon China to Shut Down Soon

Amazon China to Shut Down Soon

Howdy! Third-party sellers on Amazon.cn can no longer sell and receive services through the marketplace beginning 18th July. Amazon have decided to end their eCommerce business in China due to the stiff competition with Chinese e-tailers like Alibaba and JD.com. The company would rather focus on cross-border trade which will benefit Chinese retailers who sell […]

Amazon’s Third-Party Sellers Beat Their First-Party Business

Amazon’s Third-Party Sellers Beat Their First-Party Business

Howdy! In his annual letter to shareholders, Amazon’s founder and CEO Jeff Bezos attributed 58% of physical gross merchandise sales on the Amazon marketplace to third-party sellers. He said third-party sales have grown from $0.1 billion in 1999 to $160 billion in 2018, which is a compound annual growth rate of 52%. On the other […]

Poste Italiane Aims to Compete with Amazon’s Prime Delivery

Poste Italiane Aims to Compete with Amazon’s Prime Delivery

Howdy! As companies continue to aim for a big slice of the eCommerce pie, online shopping becomes easier and faster for consumers.    The tightening competition between retailers, suppliers, and logistics companies, who only have one goal in mind — to emerge as the best choice — has given online shoppers more options. Even Italy’s […]

Amazon’s Strategy to Dominate Latin America

Amazon’s Strategy to Dominate Latin America

Howdy! Persistence is key to achieving one’s goals, even for giant corporations like Amazon that finally launched their long overdue fulfillment network in Brazil in addition to selling their own products on their Brazilian marketplace. It’s no secret that Amazon had a hard time setting up their fulfilment and delivery network in Brazil because of […]

Amazon to Open First Cashier-less Store in the UK

Amazon to Open First Cashier-less Store in the UK

Howdy! Amazon reportedly acquired a retail space in London where their Amazon Go cashier-less store is set to rise. The eCommerce giant did not reveal any details about their upcoming store, nor did they say how many stores they plan to put up. However, those privy to the information said that the company have been […]