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Pros and Cons of Selling Through Amazon

It sometimes feels like eCommerce businesses must sell on Amazon. After all, it’s the biggest marketplace globally, and more than a third of product searches start there. But selling through Amazon has a dark side as well. For example, shoe […]

How to List Products on Amazon

As your eCommerce business grows, so does your customer base. It can be easy to stay on your own online storefront, but there are so many options out there to sell your products. If you thought about growth within your […]

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Is FBA National Fulfillment Right for You?

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is an easy choice for many Amazon sellers. You pay one bill for all the marketplace services related to selling on Amazon. You can offer Prime shipping, and your listings are more likely to win the […]

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Amazon Pick and Pack Fee Explained

The Amazon pick and pack fee, also called its fulfillment fee, applies to Fulfillment By Amazon program. This charge is a per-unit fee that helps Amazon cover costs and generates income (from you) when it sends your products to consumers. […]

Is It Good to Sell on Amazon?

For everyone planning to start an eCommerce business, there’s one question you have to answer: Is it good to sell on Amazon? Amazon is the biggest online retail site in the world, and companies ranging from major brands to people […]

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Do You Meet Shipping Hazardous Materials Requirements?

Even when customers know you’re shipping hazardous materials to them, they don’t expect products to melt, catch fire, or explode. In the growing world of eCommerce, these issues threaten every business because they make customers hesitate before clicking that “add […]

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FBA Multi-Channel Fulfillment

ECommerce no longer means opening a web store or throwing a few items up on eBay. ECommerce sellers who are serious about their businesses sell on multiple eCommerce platforms and marketplaces. Multi-channel sales require multi-channel fulfillment.  Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) […]

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Understanding Direct Fulfillment

If you’ve heard of direct fulfillment, you might have wondered what it means. Isn’t direct fulfillment just — fulfillment? To some extent, that is the case. But, as with many aspects of eCommerce fulfillment, Amazon has redefined the term for […]

Amazon Seller Prime Fulfillment: 2021 Update

Editor’s note: We’ve updated this article with the latest information for 2021. Since originally published, Amazon has introduced and updated new requirements, plus shifted service signups to an ongoing waitlist. For detailed questions about your business and to get a direct comparison for services currently available, such […]

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Floor Loaded vs. Palletized Shipping Containers

Many products arrive by shipping container or full truckload (FTL) or less than truckload (LTL) freight. You don’t usually get to choose whether your shipments are floor loaded or palletized, but the difference in loading styles could increase the cost of […]