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Welcome to a world of Amazon news! Thank you for pausing from your busy day to read the #70 issue of FBA Monthly news. A curated digest of timely, must-read posts, the FBA Monthly news provides an in-depth look at the latest content from Amazon space. Enjoy reading!

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Amazon announced a new policy for dealing with complaints over defective third-party products and it's the smartest move I've seen in a very long time.


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Amazon went from $229,000 quarterly revenue per employee ten years ago to $84,000 now. The ratio has more than halved, despite Amazon scaling automated businesses like AWS, marketplace, advertising, and others during that time.


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“The BigCommerce announcement shows that Amazon is serious about working with merchants outside of their marketplace. Amazon has challenges and opportunities with respect to Shopify’s merchants.


Shenzhen, China’s tech hub, is offering cross-border e-commerce companies 2 million yuan ($309,000) to set up their own online stores independent of Amazon.


More and more cross border sellers reach us recently, they want to create a Shopify site, and trying to sell on Shopify instead of Amazon.


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The company has long argued that it isn’t responsible for injuries caused by third-party merchant sales.


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The Chinese government’s grand plan to assert more control over the country’s internet behemoths continues. This week, The Information reported that a domestic entity of ByteDance sold a 1% stake to a government affiliate in April.


The website asks sellers to sign up for updates on the legislation and says they could be given opportunities to share their concerns with elected officials.


Amazon has long contended that it shouldn’t be held legally liable for defective products sold by third-party merchants on Amazon.com, maintaining that the liability rests with the seller, not with the marketplace facilitating the sale.


Now you can enrol eligible FBA Small and Light offers in Pan-European FBA and the European Fulfilment Network. You can also now use manufacturer barcodes to ship and track eligible offers.


Small sellers who don't have the skills or desire to set up shop on ecommerce platforms like Shopify or BigCommerce do have some options, however - Mercari, Poshmark, Facebook Marketplace, and niche sites.


The pandemic-fueled results in the past few quarters were bound to retreat at some stage. The company’s recent earnings were the first time it missed its high-end projections in the past couple of years.


13,483 UK Amazon sellers now operate in the UK, making almost £2.5 billion a month in sales or 5.5% of the entire UK retail (including fuel) sector’s turnover in June.


Tips and Tricks

We sat down with Kim to learn about how she developed her innovative product and brought it to Amazon and retail stores across the United States. Read on to learn her exciting story.


Don’t worry there are ways we can save ourselves from FAKE products on Amazon Flipkart, and today we are going to discuss them. So let’s get started.


In this article, Amazon Expert James Pitts-Drake (CEO and founder of Optimizon) sets out everything you need to know about getting in on the act before your competitors and selling B2B via Amazon Business.


Staying up-to-date is your key to reaching sales goals on any platform. This guide will show you how to win with various Amazon Ad Types.


So, what’s a good RoAS on Amazon? The industry says the average is around 4 but there’s more to it than that — it really depends on your profit margin.


Not paying attention to inventory management can create problems for Amazon sellers and digital marketers. Learn how to get ahead of it here.



Yael Cabilly from Fortunet joins me to discuss how Amazon sellers can get more cash on their exits and why they should consider a specialist Investment Bank to help them navigate the process.


50% of shoppers already begin their shopping journey on Amazon. The rest, via other channels, such as Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Google Ads. Have you ever wondered where your Amazon sales comes from outside of Amazon advertising? If yes, well you can, and it's called Amazon Attribution.


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