Tag: FBA

Amazon Germany workers walk out until Christmas

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German Amazon workers who are members of the Ver.di Union have walked out on strike at the company’s Rheinberg and Werne fulfilment centres. The strike began this morning and is predicted to last through to Christmas Eve evening. Amazon workers at Koblenz have already been on strike since the 19th of December. As a result […]

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What’s going on with Amazon Rugeley fire damaged stock?

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As we wrote the week before last, there was a fire at Amazon’s Fulfilment Centre (FC) at Rugeley in the early hours of Monday 14th November. It’s seems that the blaze spread over two floors and an unspecified amount of stock was either destroyed or damaged. A few days after the event, Amazon said they […]

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50% of Amazon Sales are From 3P Sellers

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50% of items sold on Amazon’s global sites now come from third party Marketplace sellers, Amazon retail now supply less than half of all items sold on the platform. Amazon have also revealed that UK-based businesses selling on Amazon are expected to achieve export sales of more than £1.8 billion in 2016, up 29% year-on-year. […]

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Amazon UK/EU Long Term Storage Fees

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Amazon have just give notice that new Long Term Storage fees are going to be levied on stock you hold in their EU Fulfilment centres. Fees will kick in as early as the 15th of February 2017. Amazon say that their fulfilment centres contain millions of units that have remained in storage for an extended […]

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Amazon Rugeley fire may have destroyed £3m stock

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Following the fire at Amazon’s Rugeley Fulfilment Centre last Sunday night, some sellers are still waiting to hear what’s going to happen to their stock. The fire which spread over two floors of the warehouse mainly impacted clothing and bedding, but sellers have reported having 1,000s of items removed from sale. We know Amazon are […]

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The latest from Amazon on the Rugeley Fulfilment Centre fire

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In a communication email titled “Important information on your BHX1 inventory”, Amazon has been in touch with affected sellers following a fire at the Rugeley fulfilment centre in the early hours of Monday. Has Amazon contacted you? It’s obviously a difficult situation for Amazon but equally this email arrives after more than two since the […]

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Fire at Amazon’s Rugeley Fulfilment Centre

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Two men have been arrested for arson after a fire at Amazon’s Rugeley Fulfilment Centre on Sunday night. Staff were evacuated and fire crews attended the fire at 02:15am. Noone was hurt. A 19 year old and a 21 year old have been arrested. Amazon have said that they do not anticipate the fire to […]

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Sellers report delays at Amazon warehouses

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We’ve heard from sellers and read multiple threads on Amazon Seller Central suggesting that there are currently delays in processing inbound shipments to Amazon warehouses. Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) is the program where merchants put their stock into Amazon’s warehouses, Amazon pick, pack and ship the stock and the big advantage for the seller is […]

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Do UK sellers need to pay US tax on FBA stored in the USA

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A Tamebay reader emailed in a question asking “I was recently at an Amazon masterclass and the subject came up of paying US tax on FBA on Amazon.com. Do UK sellers need to pay US tax on Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) stock stored in the USA?” Dan and I are no tax experts so we […]

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