Walmart has grown the catalog and has built the marketplace, the challenge now is to offer free nationwide two-day shipping. Amazon has made its Prime program the gold standard for all other online retailers. For Walmart too.
Three reasons why Amazon got into the bed-in-a-box business: "mattress" is the 42nd most searched term on Amazon, best selling mattresses on Amazon are brandless, mattress as a product is hard to differentiate on.
When Amazon started to focus more on retail, books got pushed down the priority list. Especially books sold by the marketplace. Books sales are growing, but their share of the total sales on Amazon is decreasing.
According to our research AmazonBasics' products are increasingly outperforming competition. Both rising closer to the top in the best sellers list and also launching more best selling products.
It took four years for Amazon in India to grow the marketplace from zero to 200,000 sellers. But just over a year to double from 200,000 to 400,000 sellers.
If search on Amazon always returned the best product no one would click on advertising. Think about that.
On the one hand, shoppers want to connect with brands, they want emotive discovery experience and brands that speak to their values. At the same time they want convenience and unlimited choice, which for most is Amazon.
9 out of 10 top sellers on Amazon now offer Prime for at least one product. Sellers choose to store inventory in FBA not because it is more convenient or cheaper than the alternatives. They do so because it unlocks access to more shoppers on Amazon.
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