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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.

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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%.

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We have been analyzing fastest growing Amazon sellers for a over a year now, and thus it was time to make some improvements. Starting today Trending Amazon USA Marketplace Sellers is available as a real-time report. Not only that, but trending reports are available for Amazon UK, Amazon Germany and even Amazon India. Trending reports are available for all Amazon marketplaces, and are always kept up to date.

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We launched ScamSellers.com just a week ago, but have been overwhelmed with the response from frustrated customers. Dozens have emailed to thank us for providing a tool to alert future buyers. Having looked at millions of feedback reviews, lately all of them tell the same story - customers are realizing that their order is not going to come before Christmas, and there is not enough time left to order something else.

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1,000 new sellers join Amazon marketplaces daily, however few of them become long-term sellers. That's why it is important to look at how many active sellers there is at any given point. We define active seller as a seller who has received at least 1 feedback reviews in a month. We first looked at this data in May, so this time we can compare to see how much have all marketplaces grown since.

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To help customers understand which sellers shouldn't be bought from we launched Scam Sellers at www.scamsellers.com. In August we started paying attention to the fraudulent sellers issue when we noticed that there is a growing amount of scamming activity on Amazon. Sellers would join the marketplace, promise great pricing for popular products, but fail to ship any of them. However by noting a 2-4 week shipping time they are often able to deposit their earnings from Amazon before they get suspended, and by the time customers start to wonder.

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Just last month it was all about Halloween, but it immediately switched to Christmas gifts buying. Sellers like JAF GIFTS or Christmas Central are first to have massive growth because of it. The trend we are noticing is sellers focused on a specific category of products, like Christmas gifts, having the best pricing and products. Big sellers with thousands of brands are having a hard time competing with so many niche sellers.

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Adobe Digital Insights estimates Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday 5-day period sales at $12.8 billion, up by 15.2% from last year. It is hard to estimate how much of that was Amazon sales, but we think it was somewhere in the range of 25-50%. So with $3.2-6.4 billion in sales by Amazon during the holiday weekend we think it is safe to assume at least $1b in sales was from marketplace sellers.

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