The Amazon Effect on the U.S. Economy

Originally Published in Investopedia, April 26, 2019 https://www.investopedia.com/insights/amazon-effect-us-economy/ Amazon.com (AMZN) is everywhere. By disrupting the way people shop, Amazon has created economic ripple effects that go far beyond the customer’s wallet to, directly and indirectly, impact economic activity, whether that impact is inflation, jobs or investment. Currently, Amazon is looking to expand its presence by […]

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Amazon Go opens for the first time in New York. And the cashier-free store will accept cash

Originally Published in Cnbc on May 7 2019 Amazon is opening up its twelfth cashier-less convenience store location in the U.S. Amazon Go opens to the public at Brookfield Place in downtown New York on Tuesday. The cashier-free store will also start accepting cash, Amazon said, after the company faced some backlash over “discrimination” concerns. […]

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TACCINW / Olcer: Turkish companies should not be afraid of the US market

Turkish American Chamber of Commerce & Industry Northwest (TACCINW) President Kurt Gokhan Olcer said that one of the most important factors for the growth of Turkey’s economy is to boost exports to the United States. Olcer said: “By taking concrete steps, Turkey’s exports to the United States can triple in five years.” Olcer underlined that […]

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Amazon Cracks Down On Third-Party Sellers

By Evan Schuman Originally Published in Computer World, September 12, 2016 http://www.computerworld.com/article/3118246/retail-it/amazons-crackdown-on-third-party-sellers-is-the-right-approach.html Credit: REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo   In trying to be the world’s largest e-tailer by offering almost anything, Amazon has attracted a dedicated group of thieves and resellers trying to slip through the holes in Amazon’s bureaucracy. Amazon is now making a good-faith effort […]

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Marketplace Sellers Choose Fulfillment By Amazon

Originally Published in Pymnts.com, October 13, 2016 http://www.pymnts.com/amazon-delivery/2016/marketplace-sellers-amazon/ More of Amazon’s marketplace sellers are using Amazon’s fulfillment services, in part because of Amazon Prime’s popularity, according to Internet Retailer. “Our data indicates that more retailers are adopting Fulfillment by Amazon [FBA] for shipping and handling and to stay in front of the Prime consumer … If […]

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The DNA of the Successful Amazon Seller

By Joseph Hansen and James Thomson Originally Published in Entrepreneur Magazine, May 19, 2016 https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/275642 Image Credit: REUTERS | Rick Wilking Since the founding of the Amazon marketplace, Amazon sellers have had to develop sophisticated skills to thrive in a marketplace packed with two million competitors whose analytical, sourcing and operational skills vary widely. What […]

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All You Need to Know About The Amazon Seller Fulfilled Prime Program

By Greg Yevich Originally Published in Operation ROI, May 18, 2016 http://www.operationroi.com/2016/05/amazon/heres-what-know-about-amazon-seller-fulfilled-prime-program Amazon Seller Fulfilled Prime – Merchant Fulfilled 2-Day Delivery Last year, Amazon began to contact certain merchants who sell on the marketplace to see if they’d be interested in taking advantage of the benefits of Prime 2-day delivery, without the need to store […]

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5 Myths About Selling on Amazon

By Christian Martin Originally Published in Entrepreneur Magazine, September 15, 2015 https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/248775 Image Credit: REUTERS | Rick Wilking You may have heard that Amazon is expected to reach $100 billion in annual sales within the next two years, but there’s something else you may not have heard: Over 40 percent of merchandise sales are attributed to third-party sellers. […]

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