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Amazon Prime Benefits Expand to Whole Foods

Amazon Prime members have enjoyed various perks in the digital marketplace since 2005. With the number of subscribers growing exponentially, these exclusive deals have recently spread offline - members are now able to save money using their Prime account every time they shop for groceries

Amazon Bans Members for Frequent Returns

Don’t get too comfortable with the free return policy, Amazon is keeping track. Customers have reported their accounts were suspended without warning. The cause? Too many returns. Over the years, Amazon has maintained its customer-focused outlook including an array of shopper benefits, such as two-day shipping

Amazon Owns the Online Apparel Business

More than 20% of shoppers say they have switched to shopping for apparel on Amazon and away from other traditional online retailers. Amazon’s online apparel business has surpassed that of Target, Macy’s, J.C. Penny and the like. According to Internet Retailer, more than 20% of shoppers

Jeff Bezos 2018 Letter to Shareholders: A Closer Look at Amazon

In a letter to shareholders, Amazon shows a closer look into the world of operations and company mantras through the eyes of Jeff Bezos.   Jeff Bezos finally gave the world a peek behind the curtain in his Letter to Shareholders on Wednesday. The Amazon Founder and

UPDATE: Amazon Vendor Express is Closing

As the Amazon wind blows, platform changes become more prevalent. If you are currently utilizing Vendor Express to access Amazon Marketing Services (AMS), your account access will soon change. On May 21, 2018 Vendor Express accounts will no longer receive orders from Amazon and some

Amazon Updates FBA Storage Fees 2018

Spring is around the corner, and with spring comes new updates to Amazon’s fees. Beginning in April 2018, Amazon will roll out new FBA storage fee changes. We know these changes can often seem overwhelming (let’s be honest, no one can keep up with all

Amazon Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

We're taking a break from our regularly scheduled programming to bring you our first Amazon Valentine's Day gift guide! Some say Valentine’s Day is a holiday created by greeting card companies to make more money, but we say it’s the perfect opportunity to spoil your

The Race to the Amazon Marketplace

  In 2017 over one million new sellers joined forces with Amazon Marketplaces. According to Marketplace pulse, "This equals to 2,997 new sellers every day, or 124 every hour, or even 2 every minute." As international Amazon marketplaces continue to grow daily, consumers are gaining access

Amazon Holiday Gift Guide 2017

The holidays can be stressful. Luckily, the majority of your shopping can be done from the comfort of your own home - and most likely on Amazon. To make life a little bit easier, we gathered some of our favorite Amazon gift ideas for all the

Pro-Tips for Mastering the Holiday Season on Amazon

Black Friday used to be the most popular deal day of the year, but that has quickly changed. The race to Black Friday and Cyber Monday is underway with retailers already releasing deals with almost a 30-day head start. Amazon began releasing their Countdown to Black Friday deals

Amazon on the Rise: $100 Billion Growth Forecast by 2019

Amazon’s increasing gross merchandise volume (GMV) has been keeping pace with its rapid growth over the years. As reported by Credit Suisse, the contribution of marketplace sellers is expected to double from an estimated $103 billion in 2016 to $212 billion by 2019. Although Amazon

Brands Succumbing to Amazon’s Reign

At the forefront of an evolving retail landscape looms Amazon, home to the world’s largest selection of products. The convenience of online shopping has challenged brick-and-mortar locations, forcing many to close their doors permanently. As a result, more and more brands are migrating to Amazon

Amazon Brand Registry: What You Need to Know

Amazon’s Brand Registry fosters a trusted platform for both your brand and customers by protecting registered trademarks and ensuring an accurate shopping experience. Further, it offers total control of product pages and combats counterfeit product listings. Enrollment Requirements Amazon’s Brand Registry is available to brands, sellers

Amazon Prime Day 2017: Millions Shopped via Mobile

Amazon once again gave Cyber Monday and other traditional online retail holidays a run for their money with Prime Day. This year’s 30-hour event was different from previous Prime Day sales, giving shoppers an extra 6 hours to shop. Many made purchases via their mobile

Amazon’s Early Reviewer Program

When selling a new product on Amazon, lack of reviews can be a deal breaker for potential customers. Authentic feedback increases confidence and motivates them to make purchases. But how do brands garner enough reviews to kick-start sales? Brands need reviews to increase sales, but sales