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Winning in the Era of Micro-Seasonal Sales Events

As the eCommerce market becomes increasingly more crowded with both marketplaces and brands, it’s never been more important to iron out your business’s route to success. Already the terrain is shifting as Amazon, still the king of eCommerce, is looking to manufacture big demand-driving events

How to Avoid Excess Inventory

Excess inventory is plaguing retailers, large and small. Before we share our inventory tips and best practices to avoid this issue in the new year, let’s take a look at how we arrived here: As pandemic restrictions eased, sales on top-selling products slowed and forecasting became

2022: A Letter from our Co-Founders

As we welcome a new year filled with new opportunities, new technologies, and new insights, it’s important to take a look back at the previous year to celebrate our successes and be mindful of our challenges. For the second consecutive year, Macarta was awarded a

2023 Amazon Retail Holiday 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 next year, consider the significant dates where

Turkey 5 2022 Recap

Another holiday shopping season has come and gone. Turkey 5 (T5) encapsulates the 5 shopping days from Black Friday to Cyber Monday and has continued to prove it’s the motherload of all shopping events for online retailers. This year’s Turkey 5 shopping season was yet

The Macarta Amazon Gift Guide 2022

As a retail media agency, we spend a lot of time on Amazon, and as a result, we’ve come across some unique gift finds. The holidays are one of the best times to shop deals for your loved ones or treat yourself to a fun

Fast Facts: Top Amazon Reads

“Fast Facts” about Amazon, all in one place. From global business ventures to the MGM acquisition, this guide will get you up to speed… Table of Contents 📖 Amazon vs. the D2C ModelAmazon’s Global MarketplacesAmazon’s Grocery BusinessAmazon 2022 Holiday Growth StrategyAmazon & the Movie IndustryAmazon’s Pet Business Amazon

Fast Facts: 2022 Amazon Holiday Sales Growth

2022 has been a rollercoaster of a year with inflation as the key destabilizer for discretionary spending. That said, the holidays — and holiday shopping — will go on. It’ll just look a little different from previous years. Below are a few key insights from

Q3 2022 Recap: Amazon Profits Amid Uncertain Q4 Forecasts

In case you missed it, Amazon released its quarter three (Q3) earnings report at the end of last month, inciting negative reactions and headlines across the market. To recap: The company cashed in $127.5 billion in sales — up 15% YoY — and returned to profitability

Key Takeaways from Amazon Ads #unBoxed 2022

With the Amazon Ads #unBoxed event come and gone, the future of reaching shoppers at any point in the customer journey is looking brighter. Amazon harvests a lot of data, and they’re turning over new, valuable ad-product tools to their network of agency partners to

Amazon Launches New Payment Option with Venmo

The multinational giant Amazon has announced it is partnering with Venmo to provide consumers with a new way to shop on the eCommerce platform. Following a limited launch, the service will be up and running by the Turkey 5 (the week with Thanksgiving, Black Friday

Exploring the Amazon Customer Journey

The “Customer Journey”, simply put, is the way a potential customer goes from realizing they need a generic product to purchasing your product. Determining the way your targeted audience ends up at this point is vital, especially in the Amazon ecosystem where numerous other brands

The Growth of Amazon’s Fashion Footprint

Updated [10/18/2022] Amazon’s reputation varies among fashion brands. Knockoffs sold on the site have scared off high-profile brands like Nike; nonetheless, Amazon has become a dominant force in the online apparel space, thanks to new fashion initiatives and tech capabilities. In this blog post, we take

Amazon Seller 2022 Holiday Checklist

Christmas decorations are popping up in stores again, so it’s that time of year to get your business ready for the holiday shopping season. With July’s Prime Day and October’s inaugural Prime Early Access Day, consumers are receiving a smattering of great deals throughout the