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Problems faced by small and medium sellers on Amazon
It is not all rainbows and butterflies when it comes to selling on Amazon
Starting your own online selling business has been made easy with the help of numerous online selling platforms.
When it comes to consumer items and essential goods, Amazon has been a trusted partner by entrepreneurs since the early 2000s after it eclipsed eBay’s influence in the eCommerce industry.
Since the increase of Amazon’s popularity and dominance in the eCommerce industry, it has become a top destination for online sellers. Apart from its influence, sellers are inclined to sell their products on Amazon, either via FBA or FBM programs, because of the potential sales.
In 2021 a survey revealed that the majority of Amazon sellers make monthly sales of at least $1,000 to $3000.
For super-sellers, it is estimated that their annual sales could even reach up to $3 million. However, similar to other business ventures, it is not all rainbows and butterflies when it comes to selling on Amazon.
Before successful Amazon sellers reach their target profit, they often experience a series of challenges. If you are new to Amazon or planning to become a seller, here are some of the commonly experienced challenges or issues when selling on Amazon.
We already have seen the below issues with our sellers, we will keep adding to the below list as we encounter
Excessive competition on the Amazon marketplace
Price wars with other sellers
Issues with Amazon's policies and fees
Other sellers listing products under their ASIN
Fake reviews by competition
Amazon denying FBA slots citing issues
Amazon fees are high
Parent ASINs getting separated from child ASINs
Delayed profitability due to inventory and cash flow concerns
If you are a seller and facing the above issues, please reach out to us to discuss this, and maybe we can find a way to resolve this
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