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Amazon Prime Day 2016 to take place mid-July

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Amazon Prime Day is to make a return following the resounding success of the artificial sales promotion last year. There’s no particular reason for Prime Day, other than to generate sales but it still proved to be a massive hit with consumers and sellers alike. Last year Amazon customers ordered 34.4 million items (398 per […]

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Amazon resets passwords amid security fears

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Amazon has reset the passwords of users it believe appear on a list of login details that’s available online. Amazon has not revealed the scale of the problem but is contacting users who they believe are on the list. It’s important to stress that Amazon itself is not the source of the details. This is […]

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Kwik takes on Amazon Dash with single click order buttons

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There’s a new entrant to the market aiming to compete with Amazon Dash Buttons. Kwik enables retailers to offer branded buttons which once programmed can place repeat orders for your favourite products with a single click. Unlike Amazon Dash, Kwik is an open system which allows any retailer to connect buttons to their back end […]

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How to avoid long-term Amazon FBA fees

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Feedvisor has made some strategic hires of people with deep knowledge of how Amazon works. In this case, and this video, you’ll hear from several people who have genuine internal knowledge of the Amazon infrastructure. Why aren’t your items shifting? How do you have more access to the Buy Box? Is the Sponsored Products the […]

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Amazon Prime Now Paris launch controversy

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Amazon has launched their one hour delivery service, Prime Now in Paris and it’s caused an uproar with the authorities with the Mayor of Paris warning that it could “seriously destabilize the balance Parisian business”. For Parisians it would appear to be good news, orders can be delivered within one hour for €5.90, or within […]

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In June last year introduced Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) Small and Light. For items under 8 ounces, smaller than 9x6x2 inches and priced under $10, offers Lower fulfillment costs than the standard FBA program and free standard shipping for all customers. Now Bloomberg reports that Amazon are going even further cutting fees by […]

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API management and reporting for Amazon Sponsored Products

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“Amazon Sponsored Products“, somewhat reminiscent of Google Adwords, they are a way to promote the products you sell on with keyword targeted ads. When an Amazon shopper searches for one of your keywords, your ad is eligible for display alongside the search results. You pay a fee for this program only when an Amazon […]

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Some Products on Amazon Fresh cost more than on Amazon

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We’re all accustomed to Amazon Prime costing £79 per year and all our purchases from then on arriving with free next day delivery. Amazon are starting to add on more costs with their supermarket competing services that will take our delivery bills considerably higher. Not only that but you might end up paying more for […]

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Amazon add new shipping setting options

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Amazon have launched a new version of their shipping settings and you should see a message reading “The new version of Shipping Settings is available now” in the Shipping Settings section of Amazon Seller Central. The new settings allow you to set your own shipping transit times and offer faster delivery options (Next Day or […]

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Amazon Lightning Deals open to 3rd Party Merchants

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We hear that Amazon third party retailers can now create their own Lightning Deals on Amazon UK (Thanks to Tamebay reader Sue for the tip). Lightning Deals are Amazon’s version of a Flash Sale, they are limited-time sales that run for up to six hours. Amazon say that customers love Lightning Deals, and they provide […]

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