Hundreds of software companies help businesses sell on Amazon with inventory management, product research, pricing, fulfillment, advertising, accounting, taxes, and more. The landscape map covers the SaaS players providing services to Amazon sellers. While Amazon’s own Seller Central acts as a starting place, sellers and brands typically use other tools to augment or replace Seller Central’s functionality.Read the report
TikTok officially launched its in-app e-commerce platform TikTok Shop in the U.S. Its ambition is to create a market for social commerce while its competitors like Amazon are undecisive about committing.
Walmart's marketplace now hosts 100,000 active sellers as new sellers joining the platform continue to accelerate.
Amazon can't make the whole world shop on Amazon. But, it will try to be the retail infrastructure even when shopping happens elsewhere.
AI will take over most of the seller's tasks on Amazon. It will remove the gap between new and experienced sellers and between domestic and international sellers. But it's never been harder to launch the next Anker, and no AI has the answer.
Amazon and Shopify announced a partnership to allow Shopify merchants to add the Buy with Prime fulfillment and checkout service.
Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok are making forceful moves to stop directing people to external e-commerce websites to complete a purchase.
Walmart fulfills 50% of online orders from one of their stores which shows the importance of reducing miles traveled to deliver packages while chasing faster delivery times.
In two years, Amazon's revenue from the marketplace and ads businesses will be bigger than its online retail business. Marketplace plus ads revenue is already 81% as big as online sales.
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