3 Things Amazon Sellers Need to Know About Insurance

3 Things Amazon Sellers Need to Know About Insurance

In this guest post from WELL Insurance, Matt Lovell explains what Amazon sellers need to know about insuring their businesses.

Do you have the protection you need in place for your eCommerce business? Amazon.com, Inc. (“Amazon”) requires sellers to have insurance coverage; failure to do so could lead to account suspension.


Q2 Tips for a More Profitable Q4

Q2 Tips for a More Profitable Q4

Amazon sellers know that the fourth quarter is often a great moneymaking opportunity. Since it also tends to be a very busy time of year, it’s a good idea to plan ahead.

I recently hosted a round table on the subject of preparing for Q4 during Q2 with CJ Rosenbaum of Amazon Sellers’ Lawyer, Jennifer Dunn of TaxJar and Philippe Pierre-Antoine of Savage Sellers.


Amazon Early Reviewer Program: An Introduction

Amazon Early Reviewer Program: An Introduction

After banning incentivized reviews in October 2016, Amazon.com, Inc. (“Amazon”) assured third-party sellers that a program like the Amazon Vine program (which is only available to vendors) would be developed.

The Early Reviewer program was rolled out quietly and now appears in the Seller Central dashboard under the “Advertising” dropdown menu. In this blog post, we’ll explore this new program.


Manufacturing in India: A Company Perspective

Manufacturing in India: A Company Perspective

Have you ever wondered about the best way to communicate with a potential manufacturer?

I recently had the opportunity to talk to Anish Jain, owner of Streamline, about manufacturing in India. We also discussed best practices for Amazon sellers who are interested in sourcing from India.


Protecting Your Amazon Seller Account from Hackers

Protecting Your Amazon Seller Account from Hackers

In the past several weeks seller forums and even news outlets have exploded with reports that seller accounts are being hacked in large numbers. These hackers are using stolen credentials, logging into seller accounts and changing bank account information to route payments from Amazon.com, Inc. (“Amazon”) into their own accounts.


Nike Branded Products Restricted on Amazon

Nike Branded Products Restricted on Amazon

It’s no secret that brand gating has become a matter of utmost importance on the Amazon marketplace. In the past several months, Amazon.com, Inc. (“Amazon”) has implemented new policies to wage war against counterfeiters.

On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, third party merchants who sell various Nike ASINs received notice that the branded products are being restricted on the Amazon marketplace.




Amazon Seller Suspensions: When the First Sale Doctrine Does Not Apply

Amazon Seller Suspensions: When the First Sale Doctrine Does Not Apply

In this guest post, Robert Segall of Amazon Sellers Lawyer shares information regarding what sellers need to know when it comes to the first sale doctrine.

The first sale doctrine provides that anyone who purchases a branded item has a right to resell that item in an unchanged state. This means that Amazon sellers who do no more than stock, display and resell a genuine article bearing a true mark are generally …


Get to Know the Amazon Vine Program

Get to Know the Amazon Vine Program

There’s a good chance you have heard about the Amazon Vine program and seen a reviewer with the Vine Voice badge. I wrote about Vine in a previous blog covering the Amazon.com, Inc. (“Amazon”) policy change for incentivized reviews. This time, I’m sharing the basics of Vine from a vendor’s point of view.