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Trump Administration Set to Terminate Chinese E-Packet Delivery

Dropshippers Who Rely on Cheap Chinese E-Packet Shipping at Risk Earlier today a major story was published on the New York Times entitled “Trump Opens New Front in His Battle With China: International Shipping”.    The overall summary is that as part of the ongoing trade war with China, the Trump Administration is terminating the…

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It’s Official: Amazon’s Prime Day 2018 Begins July 16th at 3:00 PM EST

Amazon Announced 2018 Prime Day Event Well folks it’s finally official.   The date of Amazon.Com’s epic selling event has been announced.   Amazon’s Prime Day for 2018 will start on July 16, 2018 at 3:00 EST.   Dubbed by Amazon.Com as “an epic day and a half of our best deals and promotions”, Prime Day promises to…

Breaking: Everything You Need to Know About Amazon’s Opt-Out of Buyer-Seller Messaging [Episode 16]

Welcome to Episode 16 of the E-BusinessOnline Podcast Host & Speaker:  Fred McKinnon Topic:   Amazon.Com’s new Opt-Out of Messaging Summary:  This is a breaking news podcast episode to discuss the latest change by Amazon, allowing customer to opt-out of unsolicited buyer-seller messages. 2 Things We Are Asking Every Listener to Consider: JOIN OUR MAILING LIST:  …

Amazon Shakes up 3rd Party Sellers with Forced Prepaid Returns

Amazon.com has been shaking up the scene lately with 3rd party “Marketplace Sellers”.   Just last week they announced a massive plan to begin restricting well-known brands from being sold by Marketplace Sellers.   The ripples of this announcement are still sending shock waves throughout the community of Amazon sellers who practice what’s known as…

More Bad News for Amazon Sellers

In a year where Amazon’s policies seem to be getting increasingly hostile to their 3rd party Marketplace Sellers, more bad news is out this week. In an attempt to get a grip on what Amazon cites as a surge in “counterfeit and unauthorized goods”, they have enacted massive restrictions on certain brands.   These restrictions…

As The Dust Clears on the Walmart Purchase of Jet.Com

    As the dust settles this week, there are lots of opinions on the recent acquisition of Jet.Com by Walmart.   Does their $3.3 billion investment make sense?  We found a great article from the Wharton school at the University of Pennsylvania that sheds some great light. What do you think?   Was this…

Etailers: Get Ready for Sales Tax

Online biz owners, get ready.  If you haven’t learned the horrors of multi-jurisdiction tax tables and rates you’re about to. According to a recent article, the US Senate just had an overwhelming vote to support the upcoming “Marketplace Fairness Act” which will require e-commerce merchants to begin collecting sales tax in all states. So far…

Amazon’s New Commission Structure for Electronic Accessories Goes Live

As announced in the fourth quarter of 2012, Amazon.Com has officially launched its new commission structure on Electronics Accessories.  It’s a bold move from Amazon.Com that will increase it’s revenue on millions of products by an additional 7%. Initial discussions in the forums and posts online are mixed and large volume sellers who rely on…