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Amazon Is the Default Search Engine

Amazon Is the Default Search Engine

Two years ago, Nike stopped selling its clothes and sneakers directly to Amazon. The brand has since done exceptionally well scaling its digital sales. And yet, consumers continue to look for Nike on Amazon.

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Amazon Lost Covid Boost

Amazon Lost Covid Boost

In the third quarter, Amazon reached sales levels it would have gotten to even without the pandemic boost. Amazon appears to have lost all the e-commerce spending acceleration.

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Walmart Adds 5,000 Chinese Sellers to Marketplace

Walmart Adds 5,000 Chinese Sellers to Marketplace

Since opening the marketplace to international sellers in March, Walmart has added 5,000 sellers from China. They represent more than 10% of all new sellers.

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Amazon Will Avoid Empty Shelves

Amazon Will Avoid Empty Shelves

Despite disruptions to global supply chains and Amazon's warehouse space restrictions, inventory levels at Amazon warehouses are high. As other retailers are fearing empty shelves, Amazon has turned its vast marketplace into an advantage.

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Seen on Netflix, Sold on Amazon

Seen on Netflix, Sold on Amazon

The #1 most-searched term on Amazon is "squid game costume." Netflix's hit dystopian thriller "Squid Game" spawned a craze for Squid Game costumes less than two weeks after the show was released.

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The Amazon and Shopify Venn Diagram

The Amazon and Shopify Venn Diagram

The overlap of sellers that sell on both Amazon and Shopify is growing. What used to be separate and distinct groups of entrepreneurs is converging.

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Banned Chinese Sellers Are Suing Amazon

Banned Chinese Sellers Are Suing Amazon

A group of banned Chinese sellers filed a class-action complaint against Amazon. They seek to recover funds amounting to over $550,000 that are "being illegally and improperly withheld by Amazon."

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Chinese Sellers Losing Market Share on Amazon

Chinese Sellers Losing Market Share on Amazon

Chinese sellers have been losing market share on the Amazon marketplace for most of 2021. This year, after increasing market share for years, the trend has unexpectedly reversed.

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Amazon Launches in Egypt

Amazon Launches in Egypt

Amazon launched in Egypt on September 1st. It is Amazon’s 20th global marketplace and follows Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in the region, where it launched during the past two years.

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25 Amazon Aggregators Raised at Least $100M

25 Amazon Aggregators Raised at Least $100M

Twenty-five different companies acquiring Amazon sellers have now raised at least $100 million. A year ago, there was just one. Nearly $7 billion has been raised so far in 2021.

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