10% of Top Brands on Amazon Are Private Label or Exclusive Deals
We ran some numbers and found that roughly 10% of TOP 10,000 brands on Amazon are sold by a single seller. Out of TOP 1,000, which includes Sony, Hewlett Packard, Fisher Price, and many other major brands, 5% of of them are sold by one seller. We see a trend of manufacturers selling directly on Amazon, and new brands being created by retailers themselves, so this percentage should increase over time.Read more
More Than a Half of Top Amazon.com Sellers Use FBA
One of the major challenges for Amazon sellers is using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) successfuly. Amazon continues to change the rules, introduce extra fees and overall make it more challenging to manage it effectively. Thus we looked at just how important using FBA is for top Amazon sellers. When we looked at this data in May 2016, Amazon USA was at 50% - so in 7 months it grew 15%.Read more
Walmart Marketplace Struggles to Meet Customer Expectations
We think Walmart marketplace is one of the most hyped opportunities in retail. However we noticed that customers are not always pleased. Average rating for top 100 sellers on the Walmart marketplace is 3.9 out of 5. In comparison, top sellers on both Amazon and eBay have an average rating of 4.9 out of 5. Most of them are nearly perfect at 5 out of 5 if not for a few slip-ups.Read more
Sellers Worldwide Using the FBA Service Grew More Than 70 Percent
Amazon has released some interesting numbers about the 2016 year. The key takeaway is the growth of Fulfillment by FBA (FBA) program, especially when considered where those sellers are coming from. Amazon has shared that sellers using the FBA program grew more than 70%. They mentioned that sellers from 130 different countries used the FBA program.Read more
Fastest Growing eBay Sellers for All Countries
Yesterday we announced that Amazon fastest growing sellers report is now available for all marketplaces in real-time, today we are also releasing eBay trending reports for all countries. We'll have to wait for the earnings report for Q4 2016, but unfortunately judging by seller growth alone it doesn't appear that eBay was one of the major Christmas buying destinations.Read more
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