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Red Dawn: The Chinese Assault on the U.S. Amazon Marketplace

It’s not unlike an invasion. Over 1-million new sellers joined Amazon marketplaces around the world last year, according to Marketplace Pulse. That’s around two every minute! It’s estimated that one-third of these sellers are located in China – and they’re infiltrating the lucrative, free-spending U.S. market with steadily increasing success.   Is Amazon Giving Chinese…

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The War on Third-Party Sellers: How to Survive and Prosper

The writing is on the wall: the third-party seller model is in serious trouble. If that’s you, you don’t need to be told that your business is under attack, you’re living it. Your livelihood is currently being threatened by an ever-growing number of resellers, private labelers, manufacturers and brands. Often there’s no limit on the…

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3 Ways NOT to Scale Your Multi-Channel Ecommerce Business

When most merchants hit their growth ceiling they know they need to do something to break through it – even though they aren’t always exactly sure what that something is. So they set out to discover exactly what is necessary to overcome their growth barriers. Some eventually find a solution – but not before wasting…

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Creating a Single Source of Truth For Your Sales, Inventory and Order Data

In ten years the ecommerce industry will look nothing like it does now. Improved efficiency will soon become a basic competitive requirement. Many merchants know their businesses need to evolve. Your business needs to evolve too. Eliminating waste isn’t enough. Sustained competitive advantage only comes from bridging the gap between supply and demand with integration.…

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