#28 - Is Amazon melting down? Beware of 'disgustingly clever' scammers
Selling Low-Value Goods? Tax Authorities Are Looking for You
The European Union, Norway, and Israel plan to remove tax breaks for low-value goods. They'll require offshore sellers and online marketplaces to collect and report the appropriate value-added tax from buyers.
How Scammers Can Use Your Old Credit Card Numbers
“It’s a disgustingly clever crime,” said consumer expert Clark Howard. It’s a scam that makes little sense at first glance, but it more complex than it looks.
Is This The Beginning Of Amazon’s Meltdown?
Last November, Nike, announced it was leaving Amazon. Is it beginning of the biggest disruption in retail since Amazon’s inception?
Good to Know
Amazon Fires Employees for Leaking Customer Email Addresses and Phone Numbers
The company didn’t specify how many employees or customers were affected by the incident.
Amazon Stopped Featuring Its Own Brands in Search Results
Recently, the widget is no longer present in search results, according to a sample of searches tracked by Marketplace Pulse.
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Amazon is Said to be Preparing a Luxury Fashion Platform
In the first half of 2020, Amazon plans to launch its own digital platform for luxury fashion, according to WWD (paywall), a fashion trade publication.
The Making of Amazon Prime, The Internet’s Most Successful and Devastating Membership Program
An oral history of the subscription service that changed online shopping forever.
Amazon to Ramp Up Counterfeit Reporting to Law Enforcement
Now, the company plans to disclose merchant information to authorities every time it confirms a counterfeit was sold.
Do Most Searches Really Start on Amazon?
Many of consumers’ most commercially oriented queries are entered directly on retail sites. And for the most part, that means Amazon.
Online Selling Trends 2020: Merchants Seek Greater Visibility
Online sellers are finding it increasingly difficult to rely solely on aggregated platforms like eBay, Amazon, and Etsy to get traffic and sales to their listings.
E-commerce: Amazon vs. Walmart and the Rest of the Online Retailers
E-commerce has rapidly grown from a novel concept to an unstoppable consumer juggernaut, and the trend appears firmly fixed for the future – online sellers continue luring customers away from conventional brick and mortar stores.
Packaging and Returns: Part of Amazon’s Sustainability Efforts
Amazon wants you to know it cares about the environment. “Sustainability is incorporated into every part of our business worldwide,” an executive stated in a recent interview published on its corporate blog.
Amazon's Crackdown of Counterfeits a Huge Win for Utility Patent Owners
Maker of Top-Selling Pet Hair Remover Worked with Amazon to Remove Over 320 Counterfeit Listings
Study: Digital Commerce Sites Competing and Collaborating With Amazon
Having physical stores is often touted as a primary differentiator against Amazon.com. A survey of digital commerce decision-makers, however, identified a number of other ways to compete.
Alibaba and Amazon Are on a Collision Course in Europe
Amazon doesn't disclose its exact revenue from Europe. Instead, it only lists Germany, the United Kingdom, and Japan as its largest markets outside of the United States.
Jeff Bezos Heads to India as Amazon Faces Regulatory Probes and Wves of Protests
Meanwhile, Amazon has invested heavily in India, which is poised to become one of the fastest growing e-commerce markets in the world.
New Study Released on Amazon's Non-AI to AI shift: Examine Patents and M&A
Research study is to define market sizes of various segments & countries in previous years and to forecast the values to the next 5-8 years.
Amazon No Longer Banning Marketplace Sellers from Using FedEx Shipping
Amazon has lifted its ban on FedEx Ground and Home shipping services after initially prohibiting its third-party Marketplace sellers from using the company over the holiday season.
Tips and Tricks
Important Dates for FBA Sellers: Your 2020 Calendar
It can be difficult to keep track of all the dates, holidays, and important days you need to know. Fortunately, we’ve got the solution for that: the 2020 Amazon Seller Holiday Calendar!
Amazon PPC – A Beginner’s Guide to Advertising on Amazon
When you are equipped with proper knowledge and tools, building an effective PPC campaign can be quite straightforward.
10 Most Expensive Mistakes New Amazon Sellers Make
Both new Amazon sellers and FBA veterans are bound to make a few mistakes here and there throughout their selling journeys.
With So Much Competition on Amazon, it is Critical to Use the Right Strategies to Increase Your Conversion Rate.
Amazon conversion rate is actually the most crucial metric for retailers, as this point highlights how effective merchants are at influencing consumers and generating sales.
Robin Colner: A Guide to Successful Marketing in 2020
As the new year and decade begins, it is the perfect time to review and revise your marketing plans. Here are the 10 most important actionable tips for marketing success in 2020.
How to Set Up Multiple Users on Amazon
If your business requires multiple users on Amazon you can arrange for each user to set up their own account and then link your accounts.
Goodbye, Google Ads’ Message Extensions & More News
Greg Finn, Jess Budde, and Christine “Shep” Zirnheld are covering all the digital marketing news you may have missed over the holidays, from CCPA regulations and Google’s new watchlist feature to Facebook’s questionable health tool and much more.
#155 – How Building A Rockstar Team Helped Nate Ginsburg To Grow A Million Dollar Amazon Business
Today We going to be talking to Nate Ginsburg, who built and sold an Amazon business for a million dollars.