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How to use Keepa to analyze products on Amazon

If Amazon sellers had to eliminate all tools except one from their arsenal, it would be a safe bet that most would want to hang on to Keepa, the Amazon price tracker. But  knowing how to use the data that Keepa provides to make informed buying decisions requires some practice. Let’s […]

How to use Keepa to analyze products on Amazon2019-05-08T18:18:01+00:00

10 Tips for Selling Liquidation

Liquidation is a category of merchandise that can be very profitable to the reseller. It can be very challenging for the inexperienced, so here are a few tips to help you get started.

1. Location is KEY. You, as the buyer, are paying the freight charges to have the inventory delivered to you (even […]

10 Tips for Selling Liquidation2019-04-24T20:08:29+00:00

Keepa and Jungle Scout – Vital Amazon FBA Research Tools

Recently I did a training video for my sourcing team where I demonstrated some interesting and surprising data regarding Keepa and Jungle Scout, two very important and highly recognized tools used by the Amazon FBA selling community. Here is a summary of what was discussed:

There is an item on Amazon that I sold 52 units […]

Keepa and Jungle Scout – Vital Amazon FBA Research Tools2019-05-15T19:54:45+00:00

The Best Amazon FBA Calculator

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) sellers who practice retail arbitrage or online arbitrage need to quickly determine if the product they are researching is profitable before buying it to resell on Amazon. One Amazon FBA Calculator that will easily do these revenue calculations for you, taking into consideration the buy cost and the fees […]

The Best Amazon FBA Calculator2019-05-08T18:19:34+00:00

OAXray vs. Tactical Arbitrage

Tactical Arbitrage. OAXray. What is the difference?
Which is better for a new seller? Or an experienced seller?

When OAXray came to the market with their market research tool, the Amazon selling community couldn’t contain their excitement. Soon thereafter, Tactical Arbitrage, or TA, as it is commonly referred to, entered the […]

OAXray vs. Tactical Arbitrage2019-04-26T01:48:10+00:00

Amazon Offering Incentives for Creating New Products

Maybe you noticed (or didn’t notice) the memo from Amazon that was posted to the Seller Central message board yesterday. To briefly summarize, Amazon is going to allow sellers who create new product pages in specific categories to not pay Long-Term Storage Fees for up to 6 months for those products. These listings must be […]

Amazon Offering Incentives for Creating New Products2018-08-29T02:42:43+00:00

Amazon FBA – Which Selling Plan is Right for You?

When selling on Amazon, you can sign up for an individual selling account or a professional selling account. Understanding the differences will help you choose the right account type.

The graphic below outlines the basic differences of the plans, but the differences don’t stop there.

Individual sellers can’t do […]

Amazon FBA – Which Selling Plan is Right for You?2018-08-29T02:41:26+00:00

Am I Getting the Best Discount?

“Question, why would you buy Kohl’s gift cards? By using the Kohl’s charge card, you get the discount.”

This is not the first time I was asked this type of question, so let’s compare: The question revolves around the fact that Kohl’s sometimes offers 10% off your purchase if you use your Kohl’s charge card. In […]

Am I Getting the Best Discount?2019-04-03T19:51:50+00:00