E-commerce


Amazon FBA acquirers: Strategies, success stories, and a who’s who

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) has opened new doors for Amazon sellers who otherwise wouldn’t be able to store and ship their own products. But lately, the surge of interest and activity around FBA is coming from a different source: Amazon FBA acquirers, or roll-ups.

These are companies that buy FBA businesses and fix them up for a profit. It’s the e-commerce equivalent of flipping a house — and it’s a hot market. Over the past year, big-ticket Amazon roll-ups like Thrasio, Heyday, Cap Hill Brands, and Perch have received billions of dollars in financing from institutional investors to grow their portfolio of FBA businesses.

If you’re want to understand how Amazon roll-ups work and who the major (and emerging) players are, you’re in the right place. Let’s dive in.

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Walmart and dropshipping: Everything you need to know

With a 79% growth in e-commerce sales last year, Walmart Marketplace — the world’s second-largest online marketplace — is closing in on No. 1 Amazon. This leaves dropshipping professionals and e-commerce suppliers wondering, “How can we get in on the action, too?” 

If you want to dropship with Walmart, you need to learn the rules. With all the policy changes and new programs, it’s hard to keep track of what’s allowed and what isn’t, never mind what some less-than-trustworthy sources tell you. 

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Juggling the elements of a good e-commerce product photo

Scrolling through e-commerce product photos is the online version of window shopping, so it’s important to make them as enticing as possible. After all, before you land a satisfied customer, you first need an interested shopper.

In this PickFu poll, the seller wanted to know which photo of a juggling set best demonstrates what’s included in the purchase or, more to the point — which one will get more clicks.

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Video: How to pick product packaging that sells for a unique jigsaw puzzle

The project: the launch of Lost Walls Project jigsaw puzzles.

You know what you want to sell. You’ve decided on the artwork and validated your designs with thorough split testing. It’s time to choose the packaging.

This video, the second in a four-part series from Amazon branding expert Daniela Bolzmann, takes you behind the scenes of how the product packaging for a unique line of jigsaw puzzles came to be.

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