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 […]

Are You Ready for Amazon's Early Black Friday

Are You Ready for Amazon’s Early Black Friday?

Howdy ! Black Friday gets exciting and earlier each year with Amazon. This year, the most awaited shopping event falls on 23rd November but it starts a week earlier on Amazon thanks to them moving past the week-long bonanza and into a 10-day sale. As a third-party seller on the retail giant’s online marketplace, are […]

Amazon Takes Their 'Try Before You Buy' Service to the UK

Amazon Takes Their ‘Try Before You Buy’ Service to the UK

Howdy ! There’s no stopping Amazon from dominating the global retail market. This time they’ve set their sights on the United Kingdom’s lucrative fashion segment. After opening their first British pop-up store in London, Amazon launched their ‘try before you buy’ service called Prime Wardrobe to boost Prime memberships in the country. The program is […]

Amazon Creates ‘Silicon Valley’ Jobs in the UK

Amazon Creates ‘Silicon Valley’ Jobs in the UK

Howdy ! As it continues with its massive expansion in the UK, Amazon goes on a hiring spree for roles to fill its research and development centres. The eCommerce titan is creating 600 jobs for its six-storey office at the Hanover Building in Northern Quarter, Manchester. The new hires will join the company’s software engineers […]