Storage Fees Temporarily Waved for Qualified Suppliers

Amazon Waives Storage Fees Amazon is updating its policies regularly in accordance with the current pandemic. Amid criticism for not taking care of its workers in terms safety, the eCommerce platform has been more successful on the backend, adding new updates and bending rules which have not been bent for a long time. Recently it announced that it had waived regular storage fees for two weeks for suppliers who offer essential products and a new search bar titled “COVID-19 Supplies” was added with the goal of helping hospitals and medical centers obtaining safety products. Unfortunately, masks and other supplies are…

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Amazon Prime Air: The Answer to the Future?

Drones have been used in a variety of industries. From cinema, to aerial photography, to wedding videography. However, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos surprised many in an interview with CBS back in 2013 by announcing a new drone product delivery system which Amazon was developing. The “Octocopter” drones could allegedly deliver products to customers in 30 minutes, putting a whole new twist on prime shipping! Bezos predicted that the service, called Prime Air, would be available in approximately five years. Things escalated even faster and the first Prime Air delivery successfully took place in 2016 in Cambridge. Video footage was available…

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Alexa; Your Friendly COVID-19 Companion

Amazon’s artificially intelligent virtual assistant Alexa has long been a household name. From playing music to waking people up from a good night’s sleep, Alexa can pretty much help with anything. And now it’s going to help you cope with COVID-19 lockdowns! With many of us being forced to sit at home during probably the worst pandemic since 1918’s Spanish Flu, we can pretty much agree that “I don’t have the time” is no longer an excuse for not getting things done. However, it seems many people are being less productive while they are indoors. Being inside for a long…

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Your Marketing Path During the Pandemic

2020 is not going the way we thought it’d go, and it seems like the virus got the better of us. But this is only one side of the question since we are going to bombard Corona with our business strategy, goals and tips! Even though Corona is the new sensation sweeping the country, we are going to recoup all of the losses we had during this time. Now let’s talk about marketing steps that will help you maintain a successful business and satisfied customers all at once, and please, stay at home! Don’t Forget About Your Customers! These days,…

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Amazon Prime Video and SXSW Join Forces

Stores, restaurants, cafes, and other physical businesses are not the only ones taking heat from the recent global crisis of COVID-19. Event organizers are also among those who are crippled by the quarantines and lockdowns. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics were cancelled because of the outbreak. Why is this significant? Because the last time Olympics were cancelled, the world was engaged on WW1 and WW2. Many other events were either cancelled or postponed to later dates, such as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Billboard Music Awards, and the Cannes Film Festival. Another festival which received blows from…

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Amazon Shipping Programs; A Short Introduction

Let’s recall the days when products were delivered on wooden ships, taking months and even years to finally arrive. Those did not have enough strength to withstand mighty waves of never-ending seas and oceans. Let’s remember how difficult it was to ship products from A to Z, since there were no mechanisms to help us, no complicated strategies and no proper electricity. Even though motor transport was widely used after WWI, it was still hard to create and organize delivery system among great distances. Who would have thought that after some years of hard work, creativity and technology, something like…

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Amazon: A Concise Chronology

Every river starts from somewhere and leads to somewhere greater than itself. Amazon, the titan of the eCommerce platform, is no different. Taking its name from the largest river in the world, Amazon had humble beginnings. Let’s take a look at some of the defining moments in Jeff Bezos’ career: 1994: Bezos incorporates Cadabra Inc, which he later changes to Amazon at the behest of a lawyer. 1995: The company is officially founded as an online bookstore operating out of Bezos’ garage, with an investment of $250,000 from his parents. 1997: $15 million is raised; Amazon skyrockets right of the…

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What You Should Know About Amazon’s Demand Side Platform

OK, let’s talk a bit about DSP. It’s a term that’s tossed around a lot, but remains a mystery for many! Bear with us, because this gets a bit technical! Programmatic advertising is embraced by acronyms such as ACOS, CPM, and DSP. For common people, these tools can seem a little bit confusing; however, programmatic advertising is considered to be one of the most useful tools in online commerce.  What is Amazon DSP? A demand-side platform is a system which automates purchases per client’s demands. Unlike traditional media, such as TV, magazines, or newspapers, where you know who your potential…

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Covid-19: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

 Covid-19 makes us rethink how we work. World’s economy is going down the drain since more than a million are already infected. Things are getting worse in the USA where more than 215000 people are experiencing bad times and even though China is slowly recovering, there are still 81.000 cases left. Due to this virus, physical stores are closing as their clients are not able to or simply do not want to come out of their four walls. What else can owners of brick-and-mortar businesses do, other than operating their business in the online dimension? In fact, sellers are on…

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Inventory Breadcrumbs; How to Pick Them With Less Risk

Amazon is all about inventory. That’s a given. Without inventory, there would be no Amazon. However, don’t be easily fooled. Amazon can sometimes be like a gingerbread house. What we mean by that is this: You’ll do novice product research, start selling items which seem very profitable, and bam! Suddenly you find yourself burning in the suspension oven. Why? Because you didn’t do enough research and you failed to conduct proper inventory management. No worries, though. Fairytales have happy endings. Well, most of them do! We’re here to make sure that your fairytale starts happy and stays happy, with not…

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