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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 […]

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 […]

Lets Teenagers Shop on Their Own

Amazon Lets Teenagers Shop on Their Own

Howdy! Amazon have just opened a new door of opportunity for online sellers whose goods are targeted at young customers, specifically teenagers. They recently launched the ‘Amazon for Teens’ program, giving 13 to 17-year-olds the ability to create and use their own Amazon account to search and purchase products on their own. Aside from their […]

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 […]