(This post was originally published on March 24th, 2015. We’ve updated it for accuracy and completeness.)
In 2016, Amazon generated 22.99 billion U.S. dollars in third-party seller service revenues. Third-party sellers account for 50% of paid units sold on Amazon.
That’s a lot of online orders to deliver!
To ensure accurate and on-time delivery, more sellers are using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) to fulfill their orders. In 2016, Amazon more than doubled the items they delivered for other sellers from 2015 to exceed over 2 billion items. Active sellers using their fulfillment service rose more than 70% in 2016.
You might be asking yourself, “Should I be using FBA?”
This post explains how FBA works and what you need to consider before using FBA. Keep in mind that it’s not best for everyone!
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B2B companies today though are thinking of eCommerce differently. Online selling has become a way to grow revenue and drive new customer acquisitions. It’s a way to differentiate from the competition.
As B2B shifts from outbound sales to online inbound strategies, let’s consider 10 of the top advantages of B2B eCommerce. Whether you’re just starting off, already selling, or still considering online B2B selling, you’ll want to see all these advantages. (more…)
This week we’re reading about what merchants can expect from the retail industry in 2018. Check out what experts are predicting this new year will bring.
It’s a new year for retail. Now that the holidays are over, retailers are looking to grow and better their business in 2018.
With a new year comes new trends in the retail industry. In this article, we explore retail and eCommerce trends we expect to see more of in 2018. See how your business stacks up. (more…)