Amazon's third party sales 'over 40% of total'

Third party sellers accounted for more than 40% of all items sold on Amazon in 2014, the online retailer has revealed. There are currently more than two million vendors on the online retail site, who sold more than two billion items worldwide last year, including books, clothing and other products. Amazon also said successes for 2014 included the continuing uptake of its Fulfilment by Amazon service, where selling can have Amazon store and ship their products directly to customers, and its Amazon Seller App to help businesses manage their accounts from mobile devices. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon sale drops the price of a Kindle to $60

Need an e-reader to get through pandemic lockdowns? Now’s a good time to get one. Amazon is running a sale on the standard Kindle that drops the price of the Special Offers version to $60, or $30 below its usual price. That’s similar to historic lows... Continue reading at Engadget

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In Q1, Sales Rose 26% at Amazon as It Works to Improve Shipping Times

Sales increased to $75.5 billion in the second quarter at Amazon, even as it acknowledged that the surge in demand forced it to prioritize essential items such as household staples and "dampened demand" for non-essential products. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon suspends third-party seller book shipments to warehouses

Amazon has temporarily paused accepting shipments from third-party sellers to its warehouses for products including books owing to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Deprioritizes Book Sales Amid Coronavirus Crisis

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Amazon claims Kindle sales boost in 2019

Kindle sales increased "again in 2019 thanks to independent publishing, Unlimited subscriptions and Amazon Publishing", the company claims. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Reports Record Early Holiday Sales

Led by such categories and toys and fashion, Amazon had record sales between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. One book managed to make it onto the company's top-selling items over the period. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for everyone

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Amazon's Fire tablets and Kindles are on sale for Prime members

Amazon's next big hardware event is just days away, and it appears the tech giant is using that as an opportunity to provide hefty discounts for Fire tablet and Kindle models for Prime subscribers. Most notably, Prime members get $40 off the Kindle P... Continue reading at Engadget

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Germany’s biggest publisher sales houses unite to fight Google, Facebook and Amazon

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Amazon reports record profit with first quarter sales up 17%

Amazon has recorded a record profit of $3.6billion, with its first quarter sales up 17% to $59.7billion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hunchback of Notre-Dame sees Amazon France sales spike

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Amazon 2018 sales hit $232.9bn as retailer enjoys record fourth quarter

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Amazon's 2018 Sales Topped $232 Billion

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Amazon is now taking a 30 percent cut of ad sales from Fire TV

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