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16 Million People Who Love eBay

16 Million People Who Love eBay

eBay's new goal is to "reinvent the future of e-commerce for enthusiasts." It says it has 16 million of them.

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Amazon Is Summarizing Reviews With AI

Amazon Is Summarizing Reviews With AI

Amazon is summarizing reviews using AI, turning all reviews for each product into a few sentences that best describe consumer feedback. The feature is a building block of Amazon's AI ambitions.

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Amazon Marketplace Tech Landscape

Amazon Marketplace Tech Landscape

One hundred software tools help businesses sell on Amazon with product research, pricing, inventory forecasting, advertising management, accounting, and more.

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Amazon Seller Exits Evolving Past Aggregators

Amazon Seller Exits Evolving Past Aggregators

The pool of buyers acquiring Amazon sellers has expanded beyond Amazon aggregators. Thus despite challenges faced by some, the M&A market remains active since it isn't solely reliant on aggregators.

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Top Amazon Sellers' Longevity

Top Amazon Sellers' Longevity

Many of the top Amazon third-party sellers have been at the top for nearly a decade. They persevered despite growing competition, increasing fees, and other headwinds.

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Amazon Takes a 50% Cut of Sellers' Revenue

Amazon Takes a 50% Cut of Sellers' Revenue

Amazon is pocketing more than 50% of sellers' revenue - up from 40% five years ago. Sellers are paying more because Amazon has increased fulfillment fees and made spending on advertising unavoidable.

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Marketplace Pulse Year in Review 2022

Marketplace Pulse Year in Review 2022

E-commerce spending in the U.S. exceeded $1 trillion, yet the industry appeared in despair marked by crashing valuations and employee layoffs. The fifth edition of the Year in Review is a collection of the most interesting stories this year.

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Amazon Seller M&A Market Active Despite Aggregator Struggles

Amazon Seller M&A Market Active Despite Aggregator Struggles

Amazon seller acquisitions declined only slightly in 2022 despite slow e-commerce growth and rising interest rates. Seller valuations have decreased, but more buyers that don’t call themselves aggregators allowed strong businesses to stay in demand.

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SaaS Unicorns Built on Amazon Marketplace

SaaS Unicorns Built on Amazon Marketplace

A dozen startups became unicorns betting on the Shopify ecosystem. Amazon has zero. A lot of capital is racing to change that.

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The World’s Top eBay Sellers

The World’s Top eBay Sellers

The largest eBay sellers have each sold tens of millions of items. And despite eBay struggling to grow over the past few years, those sellers still run massive businesses.

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