Smollan & machete.systems Announce Partnership | A Global, E-Enabled Amazon Solution

Global retail specialist Smollan, representing some of the world’s most loved FMCG and commerce brands have made a significant investment in machete.systems – a leading Amazon consultant and E-Enabler that helps brands thrive on Amazon. Following Smollan’s investment in eComplete last year, a leading ecommerce solutions provider in South Africa, this second investment in the […]

Amazon Marketing Services Agency

In a shocking news story that reminds me of the early days of Amazon FBA, Internal Amazon documents have revealed that the giant has been knocking off products on its platform in India and exploiting its vast database to promote its own items in India at the expense of third-party sellers. The documents include business […]

Amazon Seller Management

Amazon Pledges to Make Good on Defective Third-Party Products

Amazon has long maintained that it’s not legally liable for defective or inferior third-parties’ products on its platform, arguing that the sellers bear that liability. This legal argument parallels those made by social media giants like Facebook about their liability for content landing on their platforms. Often this has put the brunt of complex legal […]

Amazon Black Friday comes early

For Amazon Customers, Black Friday Began Earlier Than Usual

Amazon has started “Black Friday-worthy deals” to kick-start the festive season shopping frenzy that’s predicted to be chaotic due to supply chain and shipping challenges. Deep Discounts Monday 4th October witnessed the company announcing “deep discounts across every category,” including electronics, toys, fashion, and home goods. The company is offering these discounts on a special webpage. […]

Amazon Extends its Battle against Visa in Australia

Amazon has extended its battle against Visa in Australia. The online giant introduced a surcharge on Visa transactions and disclosed that it’s providing an incentive for buyers to abandon their Visa credit cards. Gift Cards On September 1, an Amazon spokesman said that starting November 1, Visa transactions in Australia will be attracting a half-percent […]

Amazon Hiring Spree

Amazon Hiring Spree: More Than 55,000 Job Openings Worldwide

Amazon’s CEO, Andy Jassy, announced that the company is planning to employ more than 55,000 people for technology and corporate positions worldwide in the coming months. This figure is more than 30% of Google’s headcount as of June 30th, almost equal to Facebook’s. In fact, Amazon is the second-largest private employer in the US (after […]

Amazon Singapore

Amazon Rolls Out IP Accelerator in Singapore

In August 2021, the eCommerce behemoth Amazon launched its Intellectual Property (IP) Accelerator in Singapore. It plans to avail the IP Accelerator to sellers on the platform. The IP Accelerator will link SMEs to a network of Singaporean lawyers and law firms specializing in IP-related law. they include Viering, Ella Cheong LLC, Tan Peng Chin […]