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Fast Facts: Amazon & the Movie Industry

Tinsel-town has turned its attention to streaming — Warner Brothers and Discovery have completed a $43B merger and Amazon has snatched up MGM Studios for $8.5B. So, what's the deal? Has streaming completely changed the movie industry forever? Yes, and… The competition is stiffer than

Hot Sale 2022: What You Need to Know

If you’re looking to expand into Mexico’s rapidly growing eCommerce market, then you need to know about Hot Sale. Hot Sale is an annual 9-day sales event in Mexico where brands across many categories offer discounts and special promotions. This year, Hot Sale will take

Fast Facts: The Amazon Pet Business

Happy International Pet Month from our furry friends to yours! This year, pet owners aren’t the only ones celebrating… Amazon is showing its animal-love by kicking off May with Pet Day (which was yesterday ICYMI) — the company’s inaugural 24-hour sales event that offers deals and

Why You Need to Sell on Amazon Brazil, ASAP

COVID changed the way we do business the world over — and nowhere else has felt a shift as much as Latin America. Beginning in 2020, LatAm eCommerce has been growing at an exponential rate, turning the young market into a dynamic and flourishing one. Amazon

Boost Your Amazon Sales with TikTok

TikTok (and its audiences) are bigger than ever. Love it or hate it, its influence is hard to ignore.  As the #1 downloaded app in 2021 with over 1 billion users, TikTok has become essential for brands looking to connect with customers directly. The looping, endless

The Ukrainian flag waves patriotically; read on about how Amazon is responding to Russia's invasion

Amazon’s Response to the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

On March 8th, Amazon announced that it would be suspending the majority of its services in both Belarus and the Russian Federation, joining a long list of companies that have taken dramatic measures in light of the egregious invasion of Ukraine. This suspension entails: Denial of retail

Amazon 101: How to Create an Amazon Brand Story

A Brand Story we created for one of our clients, Kodiak boots. What is an Amazon Brand Story?  Available for both Amazon sellers and vendors, a Brand Story is a complementary marketing feature similar to A+ content. Located just above the A+ on the product detail page

Amazon 101: The Complete Guide to Selling on Amazon

Amazon 101 Table of Contents Content: 1. Title Optimizations 2. Brand Store 3. Email Marketing Campaigns 4. A+ Content 5. Boost Listings with Product Photos 6. Bulk Uploads with File Feeds Advertising + SEO: 7. Amazon Live 8. Understanding DSP 9. SEO / Keyword Optimizations Strategy: 10. Amazon Follow 11. Winning the Buy Box 12. Promotions Resources: 13. Amazon Glossary A to

for almost a decade amazon has been expanding into the brick-and-mortar grocery business

Fast Facts: The Amazon Grocery Business

Remember 2017? Those simpler, pre-pandemic days with that huge solar eclipse, the (first) $999 iPhone, and when Amazon spent 13.4 Billion dollars to buy Whole Foods… Well, we remember. And with news recently breaking that the grocery arm of the Amazon empire is struggling to gain

Detailed step-by-step instructions on how to update your title, bullet points, and product description copy on Amazon Seller Central.

Updating Content: Amazon Seller Central

Detailed step-by-step instructions on how to update your title, bullet points, and product description copy on Amazon Seller Central. Trust us — we’re well aware of the challenges of navigating Amazon’s backend. That’s why our team of Amazon experts came together to write this succinct, step-by-step

Updating Content: Amazon Vendor Central

Detailed step-by-step instructions on how to update your title, bullet points, and product description copy on Amazon Vendor Central. Navigating the complicated world of Amazon’s backend can sometimes feel overwhelming, from cryptic error messages to your Amazon contact copy and pasting the same workaround for the

2022 Planning: Amazon Marketing Calendar

Like all retail businesses, Amazon sales peak during certain periods. Holidays and major sales events provide opportunities for sellers across categories to maximize sales, reach new customers, and increase brand awareness.  In order to maximize your return throughout the year, consider the significant dates where your

Fast Facts: Amazon’s Global Marketplaces

Amazon is one of the largest multinational corporations in the world. Moreover, this last decade has been one of unprecedented success for a company that started as a digital book store. It came as a surprise, then, when it was revealed that Amazon’s app’s global ranking

Amazon’s Response to the Supply Chain Crisis

Undoubtedly, the deluge of headlines about the Supply Chain Crisis has become so all-encompassing that it’s easy for new reports to become lost among the noise. However, for business professionals in the Amazon sphere, Macarta has compiled a complete guide outlining Amazon’s broad form response

2021: A Letter from our Co-Founders

2021 was, in many ways, very similar to 2020 — the massive shift in buying online vs. in-store was only compounded by the sustained implications of the pandemic, and a further-agitated population with a growing appetite for "normalcy." This year our team fought many of