Amazon Highlights Seller Tools and Services It Launched in 2019 for SMBs

Amazon Seller Tools

Amazon announced it launched more than 225 tools and services in 2019 to help third-party sellers – mostly small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) – succeed in its stores. The new tools and services were part of a more than $15 billion global investment in third-party seller success last year. As a result, American SMBs selling […]

Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Centre in Toronto Area

Amazon Sorting Facility - Warehouse - Fulfillment

Amazon announced plans for a new fulfillment centre in Scarborough, in the City of Toronto. The 1-million square-foot facility will create more than 600 full-time jobs with comprehensive benefits. This will be Amazon’s twelfth fulfillment centre in Canada, and seventh in Ontario, alongside existing Ontario operations facilities in Brampton, Mississauga, Milton, Caledon, and Ottawa. Amazon […]

Amazon is On Track to Invest $15 Billion to Help Small Businesses Grow

Amazon Seattle HQ Spheres

Amazon has launched over 150 tools and services since the beginning of the year to help independent small and medium-sized businesses grow their sales in Amazon’s stores. Tools like Sold by Amazon help sellers manage the pricing of their products in Amazon’s stores, while fulfillment tools like Target Inventory Levels allow sellers to better manage […]

Amazon plans to open new fulfillment center in West Jordan, Utah

Amazon New Fulfillment Center

Amazon will open a new fulfillment center in West Jordan, Utah. This new facility will add over 800 full-time jobs expanding the company’s presence in Utah. Currently, the company employs over 2,000 full-time associates in the state. “We’re excited to open a new, state-of-the-art fulfillment center in West Jordan and to continue innovating in a […]

Amazon SBA is a new repricing feature for marketplace sellers

Amazon Box

Amazon is testing a new program called Amazon ‘Sold by Amazon’ (SBA) that effectively clones many third-party repricer tools. The company launched this program last week to select marketplace sellers. In exchange for their participation in Amazon SBA, sellers can set a guaranteed payout price called the Minimum Gross Proceed (MGP). The MGP will keep […]

FedEx Ends Ground Delivery Contract with Amazon

FedEx Ground Delivery Van

FedEx is cutting another tie with online retailer Amazon. The company announced it would end delivering ground parcels at the end of this month when its contract expires. The news was first reported by Bloomberg early Wednesday morning. This report follows the June announcement by FedEx to stop Express deliveries for Amazon in the US […]

Amazon Announces Two More Renewable Energy Projects

Solar Farm

Amazon announced the company’s 65th and 66th renewable energy projects. The company’s newest renewable energy project in the EU will be located in Cork, Ireland, and will be the second Amazon Wind Farm in the Republic of Ireland. Once complete, the new wind farm will provide 23.2 megawatts (MW) of renewable capacity, with an expected […]

Feedvisor receives US patent for its AI powered repricing platform

Feedvisor Patent

Feedvisor, an “AI-first” optimization and intelligence platform for large sellers and brands on Amazon, announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued the grant of US Patent #10,332,139 for the company’s competitive pricing algorithm. The patent, titled “Dynamic Repricing of Items on Electronic Marketplaces and/or Online Stores,” solidifies Feedvisor as the industry-leading platform for […]

Amazon announces new fulfillment center in Pittsburgh area

Amazon Fulfillment Robotics

Amazon announced plans to open its 15th Pennsylvanian operations facility in Pittsburgh. This new facility will create over 800 new, full-time jobs starting at $15 an hour with comprehensive benefits and opportunities in an industry-leading workplace. “Pennsylvania is a great state for business and Amazon is excited to continue its growth and investment with our newest fulfillment center in […]

Amazon to add two new Ohio fulfillment centers and create over 2,500 jobs

Amazon fulfillment center parcel on belt

Amazon announced plans to open two new Ohio fulfillment centers, one in Akron and the other in Rossford, creating over 2,500 full-time jobs with comprehensive benefits and opportunities to work alongside Amazon robotics in an industry-leading workplace. “Ohio has been a great place to do business, serve customers and create jobs; as a result, we […]