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#46 - Amazon Bribery Scheme, New Account Health Rating, and more

Employee sorting boxes on transporter tape of Amazon fulfillment center
Welcome to the latest issue of FBA Monthly news, the 46th issue since 2018th, all of which we hope helped to keep you updated and provide useful tips. In this issue, we'll uncover the Amazon bribery scheme and announce a new Account Health Rating feature. Finally, learn the date of Prime Day, and much more. Follow us on Twitter to not miss a thing.

Hot News

It sounds like the plot of a made-for-Netflix crime drama. The Justice Department has brought charges against a group of consultants and former employees in the alleged plot.


The company informed warehouse workers that they would not be able to submit vacation requests between Oct. 13 and Oct. 20, according a notice viewed by CNBC.


You’ll want to check this out regularly as it helps you monitor your account health based on adherence to Amazon’s selling policies.


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Good to Know

Despite Amazon’s attempts to foster cross-border e-commerce, most of the sales volume on its worldwide marketplaces comes from first, domestic, and second, Chinese sellers.


This year, Amazon made the policy even more generous to buyers, leaving some sellers dismayed.


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Amazon, the e-commerce and now advertising juggernaut, has been found limiting competitors’ ability to buy ads, in revelations that add to growing pressure on the company over alleged anti-competitive behaviour.


Courts are extraordinarily reluctant to challenge practices that appear to lead to lower, not higher, prices.


Some of Amazon's private-label goods reportedly pose safety issues and a few of its employees allegedly engaged in corrupt activities.


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Amazon Live combines streaming video with online shopping, letting influencers, sellers, and brands engage and interact with consumers in real-time. Here is a list of shows using Amazon Live from influencers, sellers, and brands.


Amazon is changing its seller-fulfilled return policy at the end of September.


Now it is no longer an option for third-party sellers to contact Amazon’s Seller Performance Department directly.


The Prime-enabled assortment has recovered to pre-COVID levels after Amazon’s decision in March to temporarily stop accepting shipments of non-essential goods to its warehouses resulted in supply disruption.


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Tips and Tricks

Want to sell on Amazon with that coveted Prime symbol on your product listings? We’ll cover everything you need to know about Amazon Seller-Fulfilled Prime!


As a business owner, it’s important to know your market in order to capture the largest portion of potential customers — using Google Ads pay-per-click (PPC) advertising can help.


Selling on Amazon? The next 30 days are crucial to your store's holiday profitability. Follow these tips to prepare for this year's Christmas sales boom.


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Today we speak with Robert Wright, a private label protection lawyer who has helped hundreds of clients across the globe protect their intellectual property on Amazon, Shopify, and other e-commerce platforms.


Joe is an eCmmerce consultant, mentor, and marketer with 40 years of solid business experience in many different areas both online and off-line.