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Amazon’s Fast Delivery Moat

Amazon’s Fast Delivery Moat

Amazon's same-day and next-day delivery is widening the gap between it and the rest of e-commerce.

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Amazon Added 5 Million Sellers Since 2018

Amazon Added 5 Million Sellers Since 2018

More than 2,000 new sellers are joining the Amazon marketplace every day. This growth is invisible to shoppers but confirms Amazon's role as the go-to platform for entrepreneurs.

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Temu Sets Up U.S. Warehouses

Temu Sets Up U.S. Warehouses

Temu has set up U.S. warehouses for sellers on its growing marketplace to offer faster delivery.

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Buy With Prime Is Not Ubiquitous but Growing

Buy With Prime Is Not Ubiquitous but Growing

Thousands of brands adopted Buy with Prime two years after Amazon launched the fulfillment and one-click checkout service in April 2022.

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Amazon, Walmart, Temu, and Shein Overlap

Amazon, Walmart, Temu, and Shein Overlap

Amazon, Walmart, Temu, and Shein sell many of the same goods, often sold by the same third-party sellers.

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Amazon Fees Only Go Up

Amazon Fees Only Go Up

Amazon offers dozens of services that sellers and brands can use to grow their businesses. It insists these are optional, and strictly speaking, that is correct. But while Amazon itself doesn't require them, it has created an ecosystem that does.

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Temu Marketplace Launches in the U.S.

Temu Marketplace Launches in the U.S.

Temu has started onboarding sellers with inventory in local warehouses rather than shipping from China. But there are no U.S. sellers yet. Instead, it is Chinese sellers with inventory in the U.S.

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Threecolts Acquires Marketplace Pulse

Threecolts Acquires Marketplace Pulse

Threecolts has acquired Marketplace Pulse, an e-commerce industry publication founded by Juozas Kaziukėnas in 2015.

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E-Commerce Needs Walmart

E-Commerce Needs Walmart

Walmart is Amazon’s only competitor. Everyone else is too small, too niche, or not a good substitute. A bigger Walmart means a better alternative to Amazon, which means a better e-commerce market.

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TIkTok-Native Brands

TIkTok-Native Brands

One product has sold 1.2 million units on TikTok. More than any other since TikTok Shop launched in the US in September.

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