Category: Amazon Selling

Shopify partners with Microsoft to help merchants expand reach – Amazon Selling

Not too long after Google announced a partnership with Shopify, Microsoft have also announced that they have similarly partnered with the ecommerce platform to help merchants expand their reach by giving shoppers even more ways to access products. Shoppers using Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Bing, and more recently Microsoft Start will now have access to a deeper selection of products from more than 1.7 million Shopify merchants. Using the Shopping tab on Microsoft Bing, and Microsoft Edge, you will now see more diverse products, better prices, and improved discovery of deals. You will also be able to simply check out via the Shopping tab on Microsoft Bing quickly and securely. For Shopify merchants, this partnership will hel

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Win £1000 Notonthehighstreet gift card voucher – Amazon Selling

Fancy winning £1000 Notonthehighstreet gift card voucher towards your festive favourites? One lucky winner will receive a very merry prize guaranteed to make this Christmas extraordinary. To be in with a chance, simply use Notonthehighstreet’s favourites folders to create your festive wish list, then fill it with utterly unique gifts, joyful homeware and inspiring festive decor before the 16th of November. Notonthehighstreet will choose a winner at random. How to enter the £1000 Notonthehighstreet gift card competition Sign in or sign up Head to ‘My Account‘ on Notonthehighstreet and sign in, or if you’ve not shopped on the marketplace before then register Create your wish list Head to the Notonthehighstr

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Rachel McLean Crowned Winner of the 2021 Kindle Storyteller Award – Amazon Selling

Thriller author, Rachel McLean, has been selected as the winner of the 2021 Kindle Storyteller Award with her novel, The Corfe Castle Murders. Following a record number of submissions, Rachel was crowned winner by celebrity judge and host Clare Balding at a virtual ceremony that took place in London. Published during the height of the pandemic, the first book in Rachel’s Dorset Crime series is a compelling, character-driven mystery that shares the story of DCI Lesley Clarke, a straight-talking city copper who has been transferred to the supposedly calmer location of Dorset after being injured in a bomb attack. However, things don’t stay calm for long as Lesley is dragged into investigating a murder at one of England’s most iconic landmarks, Corfe Castle, and must hit the ground running to solve the murder before the killer strikes again. In addition to the £20,000 prize money, Rachel will receive a marketing…

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Fulfilled by eCommeleon – Selling to Europe simplified – Amazon Selling

Almost two years since Brexit came into effect many British retailers are still struggling to find their feet across the pond in mainland Europe with increased shipping rates, delivery delays, new tax & customs clearance requirements, just the start of the myriad issues that stand in the way of returning to pre-Brexit revenues (let alone profits). In fact one stat suggests that almost 70% of UK sellers on Amazon Germany have now stopped selling on the marketplace! For all but the largest retailers, the investment in time, energy, resources and of course, money is not justifiable, leading to many online sellers giving up on any hopes of finding an easy way of selling via European marketplaces again, until now. “Having helped UK retailers expand into European marketplaces since 2007, the team behind eCommeleon felt obligated to create a solution to help small and medium-sized retailers tackle all of these demands…

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Amazon Opens New Robotics Facility in the U.S. – Amazon Selling

Amazon have announced the opening of a new first-of-its-kind robotics facility in Westborough, Massachusetts. The new facility will expand Amazon Robotics manufacturing capability in the U.S. and Amazon’s growth in the region—and has created over 200 new manufacturing jobs in Massachusetts. Amazon began introducing robotics into its facilities in 2012 and has since added over a million new jobs worldwide. Earlier this week, Amazon announced it is hiring for 150,000 seasonal jobs, including 1,500 in Massachusetts. All regular, full-time employees will have access to a starting wage that is more than double the federal minimum wage—along with comprehensive health benefits, paid time off, up to 20 weeks of fully paid parental leave, and more for employees and their families. “Massachusetts offers a highly talented workforce, and this Amazon facility opening further cements our state’s reputation as a key center for robotics developm

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Click Central marketplace integration with ChannelAdvisor – Amazon Selling

ChannelAdvisor have launched a Click Central marketplace integration, making it easy for ChannelAdvisor brands, retailers and merchants to sell on Australia’s newest curated online shopping marketplace. Backed by Click Frenzy, one of Australia’s largest online shopping events businesses, Click Central launched in June 2021 and aims to capture the best brands and products from select trusted merchants for consumers searching for high-quality products and brand owners. According to Click Central, its unique proposition focuses on delivering a content-rich and inspirational platform where customers discover something special to purchase without having to filter through hundreds of thousands of search results. Merchants joining the Click Central marketplace will benefit from the huge volumes of traffic generated during Click Frenzy events, with shoppers encouraged to continue shopping on the marketplace after events to earn rewards. We’ve heard a whisper that the rewards programme could be named “Frenz with Ben

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Support Make-A-Wish by selling pre-loved tech on eBay – Amazon Selling

The Walt Disney Company UK and eBay have joined forces for good, to raise money for Make-A-Wish UK this October in celebration of Ron – the much-loved protagonist in 20th Century Studios latest film; Ron’s Gone Wrong. Ron’s Gone Wrong is the story of Barney, a socially awkward middle-schooler and Ron, his new walking, talking, digitally-connected device, which is supposed to be his “Best Friend out of the Box.” Ron’s hilarious malfunctions launch the pair into an action-packed journey showing that good can come when tech is valued rather than discarded. For every sale of second-hand tech this October, sellers can choose to donate to Make-A-Wish, and eBay for Charity will match donations £1 for £1 up to £15,000. eBay for Charity is one of the world’s largest and most active fundraising platforms, partnering with charities to help them raise vital funds for the important work that they do. Every…

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Are PayPal about to acquire social media platform Pinterest? – Amazon Selling

News has recently surfaced from Bloomberg who say PayPal are looking to acquire Pinterest for $45 billion in what would be the biggest social media acquisition to date. Although it has been stated that a deal is not definite the sources say that a price of around $70 a share has been discussed. The deal to acquire Pinterest would also help the platform find its feet once again after they faced some step-downs and discrimination accusations. We are living in a time where social media is a hugely important part of online shopping. Platforms like Pinterest give consumers a place to see and share the things they like and then purchase those thin

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Amazon Search Analytics Dashboard coming in 2022 – Amazon Selling

Amazon have announced a Search Analytics Dashboard will be coming in the US in 2022. This is a new tool that will help sellers registered in Brand Registry derive insights from the search performance of their products. “The Search Analytics Dashboard will provide sellers with a wealth of anonymised data to better understand customers’ interests and shopping choices for their products. This information will help sellers optimize their listings, inform inventory planning, plan their product development roadmap, and grow their business both on and off Amazon. We are excited about what these insights will do for sellers, and we look forward to their feedback as we identify new ways to partner with them and improve the shopping and selling experience together.” – Srikanth Thirumalai, Vice President of Search, Amazon The Search Analytics Dashboard will enhance the existing Amazon Brand Analytics suite of aggregated data reports, which includes reports for repeat…

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WhatsApp introduces collections to make shopping easier – Amazon Selling

According to reports WhatsApp are introducing a collections feature that will help businesses sell products through their app by making it easier for customers to shop through chats. ‘Collections’ will feature categorized lists that will remove the need to sift through mounds of messages to find a product. Selling on messaging is massive in China but perhaps less so in the UK but it’s growing and growing fast. It’s tedious to exchange multiple messages and photos to get product information so WhatsApp streamlined the ability to sell products and services with the introduction of catalogues and Carts in the WhatsApp Business app. Now today, they’ve released another feature to make

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Introducing the Wish Standards program – Amazon Selling

Wish will introduce an enhanced, revamped program called Wish Standards on the 18th of November, replacing the existing Merchant Standing program (previously available to select merchants). “While Merchant Standing provided merchants with incentives to improve their performance, we recognized the need for a more robust, comprehensive program that refines performance rewards, offers transparency around merchant expectations, builds customer and merchant trust, and elevates the Wish shopping experience. Wish Standards is a significant initiative representing our long-term commitment to reward exceptional merchant performance, and to overall increase the quality and health of the Wish ecosystem for both merchants and customers.”– Wish Wish Standard Benefits Wish Standards provides merchants with benefits and perks that aim to help them improve their business, potentially including: Increased impressions Increased revenue Improved brand reputation and recognition Increased customer loyalty Improved visibility to customers Improved commission rate structureTiers Similar to Merchant Standing, Wish Standards uses the following…

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Alibaba Online Trade Show Autumn – Amazon Selling

Alibaba have announced their Online Trade Show Autumn, which runs from the 18th to 31st of October 2021. The trade show is the 34th virtual trade show that Alibaba has hosted since the start of the global health crisis, which have resulted in a combined attendance of more than 10 million business buyers, 50,000 select exhibitors, and 20,000 livestreams. The virtual Trade Show will feature more than 9,000 verified suppliers showcasing over six million trending products across 30 product categories with special offers to facilitate digital B2B global trade. The Alibaba Online Trade Show Autumn offers include On-Time Delivery Services for all exhibitors, access to the CEOs of leading suppliers during CEO Live sessions, Free Inspection Services and a Green Pavilion with third-party certified eco-friendly products. “Even as economies reopen and in-person events resume, virtual trade shows and events are here to stay. We’ve seen unprecedented participation in digital trade…

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