Marketplace Dilemma

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Amazon’s Private Label Business: Another Trojan Horse

Amazon has more customer search and purchase data than any e-commerce business. It is able to spin up private label brands in six months flat based on data and customer intent. Knowing what customers are looking for and what is popular in terms of sales gives Amazon a...

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What is Amazon’s Seller Flex? Why Should Brands Care?

Amazon has transformed online selling with its marketplace approach and has also redefined how startups and corporations scale computing assets - like servers and services - via its Amazon Web Services business. However, they are still dependent on third parties for...

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A Look Back: Amazon Advertising from Day One

Amazon started as an ecommerce business selling books in 1994. Fast forward 23 years and Amazon has many billion dollar businesses generating revenue.  Whether it is third party marketplaces sales, Amazon’s own retail sales, Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), or more...

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Breaking: Amazon Now Discounting 3rd Party Seller Prices

Of the many business units at Amazon, the marketplace reflects the spinal column - the core business - among Amazon's myriad ventures.  Through the years, the Amazon website has evolved from Amazon's sole retail operation into an open marketplace for 3rd party sellers...

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Need help with your Ecommerce Reading List?

What does Buy Box Experts have in common with the periodicals in the image above?  Well - only that our partner, James Thomson, has personally selected them for you to read.  Well actually, that's not true exactly.  With his vast experience both at Amazon and in his...

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Sell TO Amazon vs. Sell ON Amazon?

Brand Executives face two key questions in addressing the Amazon Marketplace: 1. Will our brand be sold on the Amazon Marketplace? 2. If yes, than what distribution approach makes the most sense for our brand? The CEO Forum recently published an article in their print...

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Ramping Retail Rivalry: Walmart/Jet.com vs. Amazon

Online retail in the United States is seeing the first real battles between the giants. The traditional retail conqueror, Walmart, is battling the original online retail disrupter: Amazon. The battle has raged for years and has seen Walmart and Amazon battle for staff...

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Souq might be one of Amazon’s best acquisitions

There are few ecommerce markets as exciting as the Middle East. The area contains some of the most wealthy people on earth. It features a market that will have a consistent growth due to technology becoming a focus as natural resources (oil) become less. Having...

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Online Selling Tips for Back-to-School Season

Back to school season is on its way, and school supplies will soon be flying off the shelves as parents stock up on all of the materials that their children need for the upcoming school year. Businesses, especially those that sell online, can take advantage of this...

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Traits of a Successful Online Retailer

Success in online selling will not come overnight. It takes a lot of hard work, perseverance, dedication, and discipline. In addition to these traits, online retailers must be able to weather all types of adversity that will come their way. The following are a few of...

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How to Become An Amazon Top Seller

Every retailer aspires to become a top seller on Amazon. But selling on Amazon goes well beyond listing your product and expecting customers to buy immediately. It takes a thorough understanding of the intricacies of the craft to be a successful seller. The following...

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5 Alternatives to Amazon [infographic]

Amazon is the largest and most popular e-commerce website not only in North America but also on many parts of the world. They offer a wide variety of goods and products from private businesses and companies. But aside from Amazon, there are other e-commerce websites...

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What’s Keeping You From Selling More Online?

Amazon sold well over $100 billion last year, broken down into an average of over $12 million in hourly sales. Amazon has more than 300 million customers, with more than 54 million Amazon Prime members. Knowing these statistics, you may wonder why you are not selling...

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Marketing Tips for Amazon Sellers

Selling on Amazon may seem easy, but Amazon retailers will tell you that it is rarely a walk in the park. While Amazon’s sales for last year topped 136 billion U.S. dollars in net sales , many Amazon sellers become disillusioned when they are not seeing their piece of...

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Tips to Sell More for the Fourth of July

Americans spend over $3 billion on fireworks and food every Fourth of July. The amount does not include other expenses, such as the cost of travel to be with family for the traditional barbecue or of U.S. flags to display on homes or in yards, Uncle Sam hats, and...

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Tips for Small Businesses to Manage Cash Flow

You need to effectively manage your cash flow, especially if you are a startup business. You might be able to sell more on Amazon, but if you don’t tend to your cash flow properly, you will see your business waning. Managing your financial resources toward...

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