Blog

Latest news and insights

We love sharing knowledge to help businesses be successful in today’s online world. We have a variety of articles available for you to read and gain insights into the latest topics on retail, ecommerce and Amazon.  

3P Pricing Parity

The end of Amazon’s Price parity policy for sellers

Amazon confirmed this week that it has ended its restrictive third-party price parity policy in the US. Amazon will no longer prohibit merchants from selling the same products on other sites at prices lower than Amazon’s list price. The policy is under scrutiny for potential violation of US antitrust law. In 2013, Amazon ended a…
Read More
Amazon Live Livestreaming

Amazon Live launches livestreaming for online shopping

Everyone who has owned a television has likely flipped past the Home Shopping Network. The televised sales pitch is nothing new. But Amazon has recently evolved to add this shopping angle as another way to engage customers and increase sales. In February, Amazon launched a new service where professional sellers are able to livestream, allowing…
Read More
Hands typing on laptop on table with plant

Is the Amazon Brand Incubator program for you?

With so many brands and sellers on Amazon, many are keen to distinguish themselves and gain an edge on the competition. Amazon has launched a program called the Amazon Brand Incubator, which is a service that sets up brands for success. Launched in 2018, this program was formerly known as Amazon Exclusives. This program is…
Read More
Amazon Annual Letter to Shareholders

For the first time, Amazon addresses counterfeiting in annual report

On February 1, Amazon released its Annual Report for 2018 to the SEC. The report gives a detailed look at Amazon’s business considerations for shareholders and investors.    For the first time in such a report, Amazon discussed the persistent counterfeit issues that plague the marketplace and hinted at their potential impact. The concerns were…
Read More
Merch by Amazon

Opportunity exists for creative sellers on Merch by Amazon

Calling all entrepreneurs, designers, brands, and sellers. Merch by Amazon may be the next big thing for the e-commerce marketplace. Through this program, creators are able to sell their designs on Amazon, reaching millions of customers with no upfront investment. How does it work? Merch by Amazon is an invitation-only program. Sellers request an invite…
Read More
The Basics of Amazon Keywords

The basics of keywords for Amazon SEO

It’s perhaps the most basic tenant of selling on Amazon: Customers must to be able to find your product in order to purchase it. If you fail to account for search engine optimization by not properly keywording on Amazon, you risk less traffic and fewer sales. Amazon’s search algorithm is slightly different than that of…
Read More
Amazon Storefronts

Amazon launches Amazon Storefronts to showcase small and medium businesses

Traditionally seen as the competition to mom-and-pop stores, Amazon recently allied itself with small and medium businesses (SMBs) by launching Amazon Storefronts. Launched in September 2018, the new platform allows customers to “discover unique products from small and medium businesses.” What is Amazon Storefronts? As part of Amazon Storefronts, the platform highlights small business owners,…
Read More
Brand Protection: Why It’s Important and How To Do It Correctly

Brand protection: Why it’s important and how to do it correctly

One of the most pressing issues facing sellers on Amazon is protecting their brand (and the brand’s intellectual property) from unauthorized sellers. When unauthorized sellers present a problem for brands, it is usually in one of the following ways: Devaluation of the brand, unacceptable brand representation, competition with the authorized brand through buy box wars,…
Read More
Shipping and freight tools for sellers

The seller’s guide to importing to Amazon Europe: BREXIT (Part 3/3)

Guest blog from Shypple | A three-part series on shipping solutions for Amazon EU | part three Selling in Amazon Europe is a bit more complicated than simply shipping your products to a European warehouse and watching the sales roll in. For this series, we welcome Shypple, a company whose “shipping made simple” vision is…
Read More
Scroll to Top

Let us help you on your Amazon journey

Share your details with a brief description about your business and we will get back to you to discuss how we can support your brand on Amazon.