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Amazon sellers expect sales growth in upcoming festive season: Nielsen

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Oct 2020

Amazon sellers expect sales growth in upcoming festive season: Nielsen

Around 85 percent small and medium businesses (SMB) selling products on Amazon expect an increase in their sales in the upcoming festive season, according to a survey. The survey, commissioned by Amazon and conducted by Nielsen, showed that around 74 percent sellers also expect a recovery in business. Around 89 percent respondents expect to reach out to new customers and 78 percent mentioned an increase...

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Amazon to hire 50,000 temp workers in India as lockdown boosts demand

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May 2020

Amazon to hire 50,000 temp workers in India as lockdown boosts demand

Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) India unit said it would hire 50,000 temporary workers to meet a surge in online shopping in the country, where customers have been stuck indoors for two months in a lockdown to fight the coronavirus outbreak. E-commerce firms faced massive disruption in the initial days of the lockdown in India, but a slow easing of the stringent regulations has allowed them to...

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Amazon announces that sales are up 21%

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Feb 2020

Amazon announces that sales are up 21%

Amazon have announced in their fourth quarter that sales are up 21% to $87.4 billion. Operating cash flow increased 25% to $38.5 billion for the trailing twelve months. Third-party seller services have accelerated Over the last year Third-party seller services have seen considerable growth. They have risen from 23% in Q1 to 31% in Q4, if you’re a third party seller and you’re not seeing...

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Amazon Probably Had a Very Happy Holiday Shopping Season

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Jan 2020

Amazon Probably Had a Very Happy Holiday Shopping Season

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) already announced it had a record holiday season. But in true Amazon form, the company said a whole lot without giving any details at all. As quarterly reports from competing retailers trickle in, some bigger competitors provide pre-release updates, and market research groups provide their own estimates, it’s been impossible not to notice Amazon’s impact on the industry. All signs point to a...

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Here are 3 reasons why Amazon won the holiday shopping season

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Dec 2019

Here are 3 reasons why Amazon won the holiday shopping season

Amazon shares surged the day after Christmas after both the e-commerce giant and third-party reports showed strong holiday sales for online sellers. Mastercard SpendingPulse said that overall retail sales rose 3.4% in the period from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24. Online sales surged 18.8%, better than last year’s growth of 18.4% as e-commerce continues to take up a greater share of overall retail sales, clocking...

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50 thousand Amazon sellers now turn over more than $500k per year

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Jan 2019

50 thousand Amazon sellers now turn over more than $500k per year

Amazon sellers saw a fast sales growth rate that exceeded first-party selling on the marketplace, with more than 50k of the marketplace’s merchants sold more than $500k (£387k) individually on Amazon stores globally last year. The marketplace announced last week that the number of small and medium-sized (SMEs) businesses eclipsing $1m (£777k) in transactions on Amazon Storefronts, a platform for an online small business experience grew by...

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Amazon Witnesses Robust Holiday Performance With Strong Sales

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Jan 2019

Amazon Witnesses Robust Holiday Performance With Strong Sales

Amazon continues to gain significant momentum in this holiday season, courtesy of robust e-commerce platform and aggressive retail strategies. The company’s recent announcement of record-breaking holiday sales hints at an outstanding performance in this season. This bodes well for Amazon’s heavy spending on each of its holiday initiatives. Notably, the company experienced robust sales in product categories such as toys, electronics and fashion. Further, the company...

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Amazon: Growth Is Far From Over

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Dec 2018

Amazon: Growth Is Far From Over

Amazon’s core e-commerce business continues to be the primary revenue driver, at ~88% of sales in the MRQ; upside remains when looking at penetration levels across North America. AWS remains the firm’s fastest growing segment, +46% y/y in Q3. Again, when taking a step back, the rapidly growing cloud market reflects further room for growth. Home assistants are expected to be in 55% of U.S....

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Amazon sales growth slows in Q3 despite rising profits

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Oct 2018

Amazon sales growth slows in Q3 despite rising profits

Amazon’s profits rose in its third quarter, although it saw its share price dip slightly after it missed analyst expectations for sales. The ecommerce giant achieved a net income of $2.9 billion (£2.26 bn) compared to £200 million the previous year. However, while net sales increased 29% to £44.1 billion, this compared to growth of 34% the year before. Sales in the company’s core online...

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Record profits for Amazon in third quarter

28

Oct 2018

Record profits for Amazon in third quarter

Amazon made a record net profit of $2.9bn (£2.2bn) during the third quarter to 30 September, up from $256m (£119m) during the same period in 2017. Its operating profit increased from $347m (£270m) in 2017 to $3.7bn (£2.8bn). Sales jumped 29% to $56.6bn (£44.1bn). However, Amazon said it expected slower growth in sales between now and the end of the year. It forecasts net sales of between $66.5bn (£51bn)...

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