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🗝 - Prime Day Prep Plus Leaked Date, New State Sale Tax Laws and the FTC isn't Happy

June 10 · Issue #32 · View online
The Amazon Insider
Prime Day 2019 is Coming!
Prime Day 2019 is apparently set for July 15 and lasting until July 17?? This is all according to information that was possibly leaked.
🎧Listen Now: Prime Day 2019 Prep Episode with Peter Kearns.
Also, don’t delay getting inventory to Amazon for Prime Day. Sellers should get inventory to Amazon by June 27 to avoid check-in problems and have enough in stock for Prime Day!
🎁Something to consider…
Father’s Day is this coming Sunday, June 16. There will be more shoppers browsing the Marketplace for the perfect Dad gift. It’s a good reminder that if you have a product that makes a good gift, your listing should be optimized to communicate that to shoppers.

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June 11 at 4:00pm EST
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  1. Learn what factors go into the sell value of your business.
  2. Gain mentors that can help you build and scale your business, even if you aren’t ready to sell.
  3. Discover how to interview and determine the right intermediary for your business.
  4. Understand how the market fluctuates and what product categories are selling right now.
  5. Opportunity to ask questions.
Quick Amazon Updates:
Sales Tax Updates!
  • Amazon has started calculating, collecting and remitting sales and use tax for all orders shipped to customers in both states on June 1, 2019.
  • Amazon will automaticallly update to reflect their responsibility.
  • Read more about the New York State law.
  • Learn more in Seller Central in Marketplace Tax Collection FAQ.
🛍Amazon’s Choice: Who at Amazon is picking these products?
It’s not likely Amazon has a group of shoppers in Seattle handpicking products to give the prestigious “Amazon’s Choice” badge too. No surprise here, Amazon doesn’t say exactly how it works, however, there’s a few things we can glean about the badge and why it exists.
💰Don’t Throw Money Away on Amazon Advertising
Feedvisor has compiled a free guide to download breaking down five mistakes Amazon Sellers should avoid in advertising.
🕴Add this Idea to your Own Business Management
We’ve all heard that Amazon starts with the customer and works it’s way backwards. It’s a great way to keep your company focused on what the customer wants, but how do you determine how to do it? Simple. Determine first how you will measure the customer’s response. You can read more here to gain more insight for your own business.
🚐eBay Getting Closer to Fulfillment Program
It’s looking at providing three-day delivery.
😠Uh-Oh! The FTC isn’t too happy…
Sellers can sell products on Amazon, eBay or Etsy and have them all sent using the FBA system. That’s not new. However, the FTC is looking into price differences based on where the products are being sold from. FYI if you’re selling on multiple sites, what is your pricing strategy? Do you have different prices on your own website vs. Amazon? That’s what’s being investigated.
🚨Are your products ready to take flight?
Drone deliveries coming soon. How soon? There’s no timeline yet, except that it’s going to be a reality before we know it. Maybe knows a good time to start testing packaging to make sure that it can handle a drone delivery?
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