Now that Prime Day is long gone and the dust has settled, we’re eager to share some of this year’s results, and we hope you’re curious to see what’s changed in its aftermath.
Editors note: This is a guest post by Laura Quin, Senior Manager of Brand Marketing and Communications at World First
Whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned pro, there’s always one common goal for online sellers – growing your bottom line. And with the US e-Commerce market generating $423 billion in sales, according to a report from eMarketer, there’s plenty of opportunity to do so. But what about looking further afield and exploring beyond the domestic market?
Q3 is just around the corner, and Amazon has countless tools, features, updates and policy changes in store for sellers. From webinars to price parity requirements, Q3 has the makings of a very busy quarter for both Amazon and merchants. So, let’s have a look at what lies ahead in the second half of the year.
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jennifer Dunn, Chief of Content at TaxJar
Owning a business requires tangibles like capital and a space from which to work, but to succeed in a long-term business, you also need to embrace intangibles like focus, dedication, and patience to deal with administrative hassles.
One of those administrative hassles is sales tax. It’s inevitable that as your business grows in sales volume and complexity, your sales tax reporting and filing grows more time-consuming and headache-inducing.
Amazon recently announced that it has bought Whole Foods, and the takeover is causing some unrest among third-party sellers. Whole Foods is known as an upscale grocery chain with a very different business model from Amazon’s. So what does the takeover mean for the rest of us?