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The Question Isn't If Amazon Will Enter an Industry or Not, It's How

CB Insights wrote "When it comes to most industries, the question isn’t whether Amazon will enter or not; it’s how the internet giant will enter, and how big the impact will be." This is exciting for everyone benefitting from Amazon's success - sellers, vendors, and even customers. But for everyone else the challenge is how to grow given.. Amazon.

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SoftBank Is the Competitor Amazon Deserves

Many are still haven't heard of SoftBank. Their investment arm has recently become the largest e-commerce investor worldwide - their most recent tech fund called "Vision Fund" has $100 billion under management. Jeff Bezos has famously said "Your margin is my opportunity", which is only true because of the capital available. SoftBank will challenge this.

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Amazon's Little Advertising Business Is Growing Fast

According to Amazon's second quarter earnings, company's "other" revenue - believed to be made up mostly of advertising - category grew faster than anything else. It might take years for the advertising business to grow big enough for Amazon to consider breaking it out as a category of its own. But most estimate that by 2018 it will reach north of $5 billion yearly run rate.

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Amazon Sellers Are All Trying to Avoid Competition

A minor misconception about marketplaces is that sellers are contempt with its model. Instead sellers are spending increasing effort to avoid the "marketplace", all to avoid having competition. 27 percent of the top 1,000 sellers, 37 percent of the top 10,000 sellers, and 44 percent of the top 100,000 sellers are selling 3 brands or less.

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