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By Chris Dawson February 20, 2018 - 10:59 am launch ‘Interesting Finds’ ‘under $10’ and ‘Live Plant’ stores

Amazon have quietly launched three new stores on their US site. The Under $10 Store specialises in low cost items with free shipping and the Amazon Plants Store looks set to compete with garden centres selling plants and Interesting Finds is full of quirky items.

Amazon France to create 2000 jobs in 2018

Amazon France has said it expects to continue to expand over the course of 2018 with the news that it plans to create at least 2000 new jobs in the country in 2018. Whilst Amazon has European facilities in Poland and the Czech Republic, as

Yahoo, Softbank and Aeon could be cooking up an Amazon Japan challenger

It has been reported that Amazon Japan may be subject to greater competition in the months to come. It's said that Softbank, Yahoo Japan, and retailer Aeon are teaming up to launch a new online marketplace. Amazon already experiences stiff competition from Japanese company Rakuten. Any

Amazon India seeks to grow private label selling

Amazon India is looking to expand its product offering and selection by looking more closely at increasing its range of private label goods. And fashion and household goods are expected to be the key verticals where they will be selling more of their own inventory

Amazon’s The Offer pay-to-quit incentive for logistics workers

It's the time of year again when Amazon issue The Offer to their permanent employees, offering up to $5,000 if they quit their jobs. Yes you did read that correctly - if a long term Amazon warehouse worker isn't happy working for Amazon then they'll

ASA clear Echo devices of accidental orders

With all new technology comes teething problems and it appears that even Amazon aren't immune with their new Alexa powered range of Echo devices. There have been a number of stories in the press over products being ordered when a the sound from TV adverts

Deal with Bank of America Merrill Lynch to reinvigorate Amazon Lending

After a sluggish year of growth in 2017, a fresh deal seeks to breathe a new lease of life into the Amazon Lending scheme. Amazon Lending is the invitation only scheme that offers credit to merchants selling on the marketplace with rates and credit levels based

How to qualify for Amazon Seller Fulfilled Prime

When selling on Amazon, customers who have a Prime subscription will be more attracted to your products if they're available under the Prime program which offers fast delivery and free shipping. Many consumers will habitually tick the Prime box in search and will then only

Optimising listings on Amazon for Sales Success

This week we are running a series of three videos from M2ePro covering everything you need to know about the Amazon opportunity and today we look at optimising listings on Amazon. M2ePro is a native Magento integration for selling on Amazon and eBay and have connected