This year Amazon’s Prime Day will run for 48 hours, starting at midnight PDT on July 15th and ending at 11:59 p.m. PDT on July 16th. Prime Day, often referred to as Christmas in July or Summer Black Friday is run in 16 different countries giving sellers an opportunity for sales spikes mid-year.
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When Amazon Prime was first introduced in 2005, it cost $79 per year and offered free two-day shipping. Over the years the price benefits have expanded to offer additional perks, such as access to groceries through Prime Now and Prime Pantry, streaming media through Prime Video and Prime Music, and more.
On Aug 28, 2019, GeekSeller and Walmart Canada hosted a webinar on getting approved to sell on Walmart.CA.
Read more to find a recording of the webinar along with important links and answers to questions asked by sellers regarding selling on Walmart Canada.
Selling multipacks of the same products and creating kits to allow buyers to get complimentary products or purchase in bulk for a discounted price is a great way to stand out from the competition. This post explains how bundles and kits work and how to set them up on Walmart’s online marketplace using GeekSeller.
At the end of last year, Walmart introduced a new way for sellers to access their accounts via API. The new method has been available for many months now, and the old method will soon be deprecated (August 28, 2019). Let’s go over some of the details and review how to make the switch.
Going away with the tedious application process will enable Google to expand its marketplace by adding more sellers and products. Google Shopping Actions has huge potential, and it introduces several innovations in the way sellers approach the e-commerce space.
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There are some very important things that you should know as a seller on Jet.com: You don’t know how many individual merchants you are against.
EDI is used by all major retailers (Amazon, Target, Costco, Kroger, Home Depot, Lowe’s) to maintain a direct supplier relationship with sellers. If you are in B2B, it is very likely your organization will at one point need to work with EDI or a partner who can assist you with this technology.
Last month Bloomberg reported that social shopping accounted for 3% of online sales in the United States in 2018, amounting to under $17 billion. In China, 8.5% of online sales were made through social shopping in 2017, and by 2022 that figure is projected to exceed 15 percent, which would represent about $413 billion in sales.
There are many agencies, online courses and YouTube channels from people claiming to be e-commerce advertising experts that will teach you to get your products in front of your audience.
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Why is fast shipping such a big deal in eCommerce? Because it’s a way to boost conversions without participating in price wars. When you focus on shopping and customer experience, you’ll be able to capture consumer trust, reduce cart abandonment, and get people through to purchase.
Many sellers sign up for Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) and get their listings Prime-enabled, then stop there. However, Amazon Prime isn’t the only fast-shipping program that gives eCommerce sellers an advantage. Walmart 2-Day shipping, eBay Guaranteed Delivery (eGD), Wish Express, and Google Express are all vital to diversifying your online profits.
E-commerce definitely has advantages over brick-and-mortar retail. Online retailers don’t need to worry about maintaining real estate or negotiating leases. Plus, they can reach a wider audience since shoppers have to travel no further than their smartphone or computer to make a purchase.
We’re all excited to finally be in 2019, and what better way to start the year than taking a moment to look back on where we’ve been. Here’s a timeline of our history including some exclusive insight into the minds of our founders and where we’re hoping to head this year.
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