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By Chris Dawson April 14, 2021 - 11:08 am

Invalid GTINs will lead to Amazon ASIN removal

Amazon are reminding merchants that for most product categories, you are required to provide a unique product identifier, known as a Global Trade Item Number (GTIN), to create new listings. Amazon are asking that you take immediate action to provide the requested information or your

Prime Day 2021 Webinar 15th April

Amazon are running a Prime Day 2021 Webinar this Thursday, the 15th of April at 11am. It will look at the Deals Checklist & Deal Types for those merchants that want to participate in Prime Day this year. Rumours are spreading around the industry that Prime

Upcoming Amazon Policy Changes for Q2 2021

There are a number of Amazon policy changes coming in the next few months which you need to be aware of. The Amazon policy changes which will be troublesome and worth noting are VTR and changes to Seller Fulfilled Prime. The good news is quicker claims

Oscar’s Book Prize 2021 shortlist revealed

Oscar’s Book Prize is an annual prize for the best under-fives book of the year, and champions magical storytelling from authors and illustrators who create wonderful stories to share together. It is awarded in memory of book-loving Oscar Ashton, who died in 2012 of an

Amazon VTR (Valid Tracking Rate) more detail

As a reminder, from 19 April 2021, Amazon VTR will kick in and you will be required to provide the name of the shipping service provider and the specific delivery service used for all merchant fulfilled orders and the tracking ID for merchant fulfilled orders

Amazon HTML Ban on product detail pages

There is an Amazon HTML ban coming into force on the 8th of June 2021, which will end the use of any HTML on product detail pages. Amazon already strongly discourage the use of HTML but the 8th of June is the final day where

Amazon Air launches new air gateway in Alaska

Amazon have recently announced the launch of a new air gateway at Fairbanks International Airport in Fairbanks, Alaska. The new development means that the service will expand to reach more customers in the area who will also experience shorter delivery times. "The addition of this gateway

June 2021 Amazon Fee Changes announced

The long awaited June 2021 Amazon fee changes have been announced for the UK. Normally we would have expected to see these at the start of the year, but Amazon delayed most fee changes due to the challenges merchants have faced through the pandemic. Most referral

The vital Amazon metric for sales ranking

Chris from Chris Turton Ecommerce is an ecommerce and marketplace consultant passionate about understanding how online businesses tick. He writes from experience and tries to answer questions from sellers to improve and share his knowledge. Today, Chris spills the secrets on the vital Amazon metric

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