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Map of Amazon Sellers in the US

Amazon sellers are centered around the cities of Los Angeles, San Diego, New York, Brooklyn, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Houston. Sellers are located in all fifty states and all of the more than 3,000 counties. 3% of sellers are in Brooklyn, the city with the most sellers. 8.6% of sellers are in Los Angeles County, the county with the most sellers. And 21.1% of sellers are in California, the state with the most sellers.

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Whole Foods Selection Is Now on Amazon

Amazon has started to add local Whole Foods assortment with free two-hour delivery for Prime members to its main website and app. Previously, Prime members had to use a separate Prime Now app. Searches for groceries like bananas or yogurt now return Whole Foods items intermixed with the regular Amazon results.

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Amazon Has Added Three Million Sellers Since 2017

3.3 million new third-party sellers have joined Amazon marketplaces worldwide since January 1st, 2017; over a million of which joined the marketplace in the US. Three million equals to 3,317 new sellers every day for the last one thousand days, or 138 every hour, or even two new sellers every minute.

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Amazon Launches in Singapore

Amazon launched in Singapore on Monday, October 7th. Singapore is Amazon’s 16th global marketplace after launching in the United Arab Emirates in April and Turkey in September last year. The company has first launched in Singapore more than two years ago with its fast delivery service through the Prime Now app.

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Amazon Will Regret Building Private Label Brands

Revenue from Amazon private label brands pales in comparison to the negative attention they have attracted. Amazon's brands have only grown to a few billion dollars in sales a year - less than 1% of company's total sales - while drawing increasing critique from the industry and the press, and more recently scrutiny from government regulators.

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Amazon Launched a Brand With Lady Gaga to Show Off

Amazon, together with singer Lady Gaga, launched a beauty line Haus Laboratories. The first major beauty brand sold exclusively on Amazon. Pushed by the Amazon marketing efforts on Prime Day, the brand became the number one best-seller in the Makeup category by the end of the event. By launching a brand with Lady Gaga, Amazon is showing what it can do for other brands too.

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Amazon Tests "Our Brand" Label

Amazon is testing a new "Our Brand" badge for its private label products. Sponsored products ads for Amazon-owned brands now have a label "Our Brand" instead of "Sponsored." Amazon has also increased the number of sponsored products ads at the start of search results from two to three across all searches.

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Amazon Can’t Force Their Mattress Become a Best-Seller

Last year Amazon launched two high-profile AmazonBasics products - a $59.99 Alexa-enabled microwave and a foam mattress starting at $129.99. However, while the microwave became the best-seller from day one, the mattress failed to do the same. Amazon's private label efforts is not a best-seller-generating magic box. Understanding why some products don't become best-sellers tells a more revealing story than those who do.

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Shenzhen, the Capital of Amazon Sellers

Shenzhen hosts a third of third-party Chinese sellers on Amazon and is estimated to be the city with the largest number of Amazon sellers anywhere in the world. It is a major city in Guangdong province, one of the leading commercial and manufacturing regions in China, with the economic hub Shenzhen as well as the capital Guangzhou.

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