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Amazon Ad Types

August 15, 2022
Amazon Ads play a key role in sustained success on the platform. Whether you’re an established seller or just starting out, ads are important for driving traffic, gaining brand recognition and improving ranking. There are many forms of advertising that can be utilized both on and off Amazon to drive traffic to detail pages. In…

Walmart’s Competitive Edge to Amazon

June 25, 2022
Walmart Challenges Amazon, Leverages Retail Infrastructure for E-Commerce In recent years Amazon has spent millions building fulfillment centers across the country to allow for quick, same-day delivery to their customers. Walmart, however, already has a vast network of brick-and-mortar retailers positioned for delivery, which grants them a head start as they challenge Amazon for e-commerce…

Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) Agreements & Amazon

March 23, 2022
Establishing your brand on Amazon can be a difficult, daunting task in an ever-growing marketplace where marketability and differentiation – both brand and product – is more essential than ever before. Creating a fair, competitive marketplace by requiring online resellers to adhere to an established minimum price is important for protecting and growing your brand.…

Amazon Extends the Holiday Return Window (Again)

November 18, 2021
Introduction A customer's joy and a seller’s frustration – the ease of Amazon returns! If you’re familiar with selling on Amazon, you know the challenges that come along with navigating returns on the platform. To further complicate the matter, Amazon has extended the return window for purchases made between October 1st and December 31st for the…

Best Selling Items on Amazon This Holiday Season (2021)

November 18, 2021
Introduction What items are flying off Amazon’s shelves this holiday season? Last year, e-commerce sales increased by 17% on the platform from October to December. During the 2020 holiday season, the e-tail giant delivered more than 1.5 billion toys, beauty and personal care products, electronics, and home goods. Sellers are expecting a continual tick upward…

Navigating Customer Returns on Amazon

October 21, 2021
One of the key benefits that shoppers love about Amazon is the painless customer return process. Unfortunately for sellers, Amazon has few customer return policy limitations and a generous return window. The average return rate on Amazon ranges between 5-15%. Some categories, like clothing, can get as high as 40%. In total, nearly $25M worth…

How to Win the Holidays on Amazon

October 21, 2021
Preparing for the Q4 Buying Frenzy For many Amazon Sellers, the holiday season is the most lucrative time of the year. With back-to-back Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas buying frenzies, the uptick in traffic can position your account to enjoy increased sales and brand exposure. On top of the typical wave of seasonal business,…

The Amazon Buy Box

August 27, 2021
In today’s competitive Amazon marketplace, having a solid understanding of the Amazon Buy Box is critical. Over time, your ability to “own” the Buy Box can be the difference in thousands of dollars of sales. What is the Amazon Buy Box? The Buy Box is the “box” on a product detail page where customers can begin the…

What The EPA’s Threats Against Amazon Could Mean for Your Brand

August 14, 2021
When Amazon places restrictions on a listing – or on an entire category – sellers rightfully get nervous. If that category is loosely defined, the restrictions can spill over into non-offending products and accounts. The result can go beyond lost sales for legitimate sellers. It can mean weeks or months spent trying to correct a mistaken…

Amazon Prime Day 2021

May 23, 2021
Prime Day is quickly approaching, and you’re invited to participate! Amazon Prime Day 2020 marked the two biggest days ever for small and medium businesses in Amazon’s stores worldwide. Independent third-party sellers — most of which are small and medium-sized businesses — surpassed $3.5 billion in sales on Prime Day — a nearly 60% increase…

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