Amazon Reputation During Coronavirus Takes Another Blow – #ThingsAmazonWontDeliver

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The last month has been challenging for Amazon as it struggles to maintain inventory and services to customers and sellers alike. As the coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency ramped up in March, more consumers flocked to Amazon buying sanitizing and household items that were flying off the shelves at their local supermarket or mega-mart. With its […]

Amazon Logistics Could Overtake Large Courier Companies

Amazon’s ability to deliver its own packages is apparently surpassing expectations and should worry UPS, USPS, and FedEx as the company could eventually offer delivery services to non-Amazon FBA clients. According to a report by Morgan Stanley published on Thursday to clients, the robust shipping performance of Amazon’s logistics arm is an indication that it […]

Feedvisor receives US patent for its AI powered repricing platform

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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 Released Over 50 New Tools And Services For Selling Partners This Year

Amazon announced that 50 new tools and services have been launched this year so far to help small and medium-sized businesses grow their business in Amazon’s stores. Amazon invests billions of dollars each year on infrastructure, tools, and services that enable small and medium-sized businesses to reach new customers and successfully sell their products online. […]

BigCommerce Announces It Joined The Amazon Marketplace Council

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BigCommerce, a leading ecommerce platform for fast-growing and established brands, announced this week that it has been selected by Amazon as a member of the Amazon Marketplace Developer Council as well as included in the Amazon Marketplace Appstore within Seller Central. These distinctions reinforce BigCommerce’s commitment to helping its 60,000 plus merchants become businesses that sell […]

A Look Inside the Q4 Earnings Call from Amazon

This time of year is undoubtedly represents one of the most important earnings report times for eCommerce and related companies as they cover the important holiday season sales. For some companies these are Q4 results, which means they also provide some full year numbers and guidance. Our new format summarizes the most important financial metrics which […]

Amazon Marketplace U.S. Grows by Over 300,000 Businesses

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In 2017, Amazon Marketplace added well over 300,000 small and medium-sized businesses that used the platform for their eCommerce sales channel. Over half of all items sold on Amazon are sold by Amazon Marketplace sellers, with the majority of them using Amazon FBA to tap into Amazon’s global logistics network. Recently, Amazon estimated that over […]

Amazon Marketplace Sales Tax Fights May Head to Supreme Court

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Two states are aggressively pursuing Amazon to start collecting sales tax from third party sellers. Both South Carolina and Rhode Island filed lawsuits against Amazon. SOUTH CAROLINA CASE In the South Carolina case, the state claims that for the first quarter of 2016, Amazon owes $12.5 million in taxes, penalties, and interest. They are further […]

Amazon Marketplace Sellers Sold More Than 2 Billion Items in 2017

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The Amazon Marketplace is hot for small businesses. Amazon released data that shows small businesses are doing well on the platform and continue to shatter records. In the first half of 2017, 2 billion items listed by small businesses sold on the Amazon Marketplace. That is cumulative for all 11 marketplaces Amazon operates globally. In […]