Helium 10 Buzz 12/8/23 – Amazon Fee Increases: How Does This Affect Sellers?

We’re back with another episode of the Weekly Buzz with Helium 10’s Chief Brand Evangelist, Bradley Sutton. Every week, we cover the latest breaking news in the Amazon, Walmart, and E-commerce space, interview someone you need to hear from and provide a training tip for the week.

Update to US referral and Fulfillment by Amazon fees
https://sellingpartners.aboutamazon.com/update%20to%20us%20referral%20and%20fulfillment%20by%20amazon%20fees

Walmart Marketplace delivers biggest sales days ever for sellers through Black Friday and Cyber Monday events
https://marketplace.walmart.com/black-friday-cyber-monday/

Amazon sues alleged scammers who stole millions by bribing and hacking their way to refunds for products they never returned
https://fortune.com/2023/12/07/amazon-fraud-thieves-refunds-millions-of-dollars/

Sponsored Display improves bid recommendations by supporting campaigns with video creatives
https://advertising.amazon.com/en-us/resources/whats-new/sponsored-display-improves-bid-recommendations/

Shopify merchants drive record-high $9.3 billion in Black Friday-Cyber Monday sales
https://news.shopify.com/shopify-merchants-drive-record-high-93-billion-in-black-friday-cyber-monday-sales

Amazon Targets Shein With Fee Cuts for Cheap Apparel Sellers
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amazon-targets-shein-big-fee-020729988.html

Amazon tests grocery subscription service for Prime members
https://www.cnbc.com/2023/12/07/amazon-tests-grocery-subscription-service-for-prime-members.html

Amazon to no longer Venmo payments, PayPal stock ticks lower
https://finance.yahoo.com/video/amazon-no-longer-venmo-payments-222332189.html

Get an inside look at how we’re sending some of your orders without Amazon packaging
https://www.aboutamazon.com/news/sustainability/amazon-packaging-lab-photo-tour

Chinese e-commerce platform Temu drawing shoppers from US dollar stores -data
https://www.reuters.com/business/retail-consumer/chinese-e-commerce-platform-temu-drawing-shoppers-us-dollar-stores-data-2023-12-06/

Rom-Com Meets Shopping? Why Walmart Launched a Shoppable Series
https://www.wsj.com/video/series/news-explainers/rom-com-meets-shopping-why-walmart-launched-a-shoppable-series/24941BEA-E081-41FB-A4C9-376446B54FA2

In this episode of the Weekly Buzz by Helium 10, Bradley dives deep into:

  • 01:24 – Amazon Fee Changes
  • 20:27 – Walmart WFS Doubles
  • 21:14 – Scammers Sued
  • 21:41 – Sponsored Display Video
  • 22:08 – Shopify BFCM
  • 22:35 – Amazon Clothing Fees
  • 24:07 – MCF Fees
  • 24:37 – Similar ASINS
  • 24:59 – Amazon Grocery
  • 25:59 – Amazon Venmo
  • 26:35 – Amazon Packaging
  • 27:07 – Temu vs. $ Stores
  • 27:39 – Walmart TV

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Director of Training & Chief Evangelist

Bradley is the Director of Training and Chief Evangelist for Helium 10 as well as the host of the most listened to podcast in the world for Amazon sellers, the Serious Sellers Podcast. He has been involved in e-commerce for over 20 years, and before joining Helium 10, launched over 400 products as a consultant for Amazon Sellers.

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