Chris Dunne

About Chris Dunne

Marketing Executive at RepricerExpress with a passion for all things digital.
2 12, 2016

5 Interesting Stories from the World of Ecommerce This Week

Welcome to this week's eFocus, RepricerExpress' look at the top ecommerce stories and latest Amazon news from around the Web this week. Amazon captured 31% of online spending over Cyber Weekend: Krystina Gustafson at CNBC reports that Target, Wal-Mart and Kohl's each broke online records over the five-day shopping extravaganza that ended with Cyber Monday. According to new data by Slice Intelligence, which scanned more than 1 million online shopping receipts from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, Amazon accounted for 30.9% of all sales, followed by Best Buy at 7.4%, Target at 4.4% and Wal-Mart at 4.1%. Continue reading... Amazon places cap on non-Amazon verified purchase reviews: Chris Dunne at FeedbackExpress reports Amazon is continuing its efforts to stop false feedback by announcing that buyers will only to be able to leave five reviews a week for items not bought via the online store. Amazon has said, "You can submit a maximum of five non-Amazon Verified Purchase reviews each week, starting on (a) Sunday. If we find unusually high numbers of reviews for a product posted in a short period of time, we may restrict these

29 11, 2016

Our 10 Most Popular Blogs for Amazon Sellers in 2016

We've produced some great content over the last eleven months (even if we do say so ourselves). So, we thought it would be a good idea to collate the ten most popular blogs of 2016 so far in one place. So here they are, our top 10 blogs for Amazon sellers this year to date. Just click on the title to learn more about that topic. Interesting Product Trends for Amazon and eBay Sellers 7 Amazing Amazon and eBay Product Trends for 2016 Four Ways to Find Hot Products to Sell on Amazon How To Remove Negative Feedback on Amazon (4 Super Easy Steps) How To Find Out of Stock Products on Amazon 9 Tips for SEO and Keyword Research for Amazon Sellers Your Great Free Guide to Amazon’s Best Sellers Rank 3 Interesting Ways to Boost Your Traffic on Amazon How to Get Approval in Amazon Restricted Categories What to Do If Your Amazon Account Gets Suspended Bonus: It's not a blog but our Amazon Seller Toolkit has proven to be very popular this year. Check out the fantastic offers for software that could

28 11, 2016

Infographic: 5 Product Sourcing Tips for Amazon

Our friends at FBA Empire have provided this great FBA cheat sheet infographic containing five great product sourcing tips for Amazon. Related reading: Top Five Hottest Amazon Toys of Christmas 2016

25 11, 2016

5 Interesting Stories from the World of Ecommerce This Week

It's Black Friday! Welcome to this week's eFocus, RepricerExpress' look at the top ecommerce stories and latest Amazon news from around the Web this week. Meet Brand Central, Amazon's secret, new plan to squash counterfeits: Ben Fox Rubin at CNET reports that Amazon is going on the offensive against counterfeits with Brand Central, a suite of digital tools under development to help sellers protect their brands from fakes and knockoffs. The effort comes as Amazon filed its first-ever lawsuits against alleged counterfeit sellers with more suits expected. Details about Brand Central remain vague at this stage. Continue reading... Amazon UK/EU Long Term Storage Fees: Chris Dawson at Tamebay reports Amazon have notified sellers that new Long Term Storage fees are going to be levied on stock you hold in their EU Fulfilment centres, with fees set to kick in as early as the 15th of February 2017. Amazon say that their fulfilment centres contain millions of units that have remained in storage for an extended time without selling. Amazon it seems have run out of space in their fulfilment centres, that’s why they are forever

24 11, 2016

How to Get Started with RepricerExpress [Videos]

RepricerExpress, best Amazon repricing software is a super-fast, cost-effective tool that can help boost your Amazon sales and profits through competitive pricing. With your free 15-day trial, you can save time and start winning more Buy Boxes today! Here’s some videos to show you how our Amazon repricing works and how it can help your Amazon seller account.  If you have queries, our excellent customer support team are available via live chat, email and phone. Related reading: Amazon Repricing Software 101 Introduction to Repricing This 90-second video gives a brief overview of what exactly repricing software is. #1. Account Set-up This video walks you through the initial settings to be completed when you sign up. #2. Mix/Max Price Import This video walks you through generating and importing a file with your min and max prices. #3. Repricing rules This video walks you through the process of creating and managing repricing rules. #4. Dashboard This video walks you through the dashboard screen. #5. Repricing Rules: Profit Protection This video walks you through using profit protection settings while setting up repricing rules. #6. Repricing Rules: Scenario Settings

23 11, 2016

4 Last-Minute Tips to Increase Amazon Sales Before Black Friday

Selling on Amazon allows you access to millions of their customers including 63 million Amazon Prime customers but it's a hugely competitive market with all third-party sellers trying to grab a slice of the pie. The Buy Box is the Holy Grail for Amazon sellers but getting it and staying in it, is a lot easier said than done. Like most things in life, if you want something, then you need to work hard to achieve that goal. Here's four tips which can help boost your sales this holiday season, if you're not afraid of a bit of hard work! #1. Competitive Pricing Repricing is important all year round but even more so at the holiday season. Take advantage of hot products or competitors' selling out by increasing your prices at these times to maximise your profit margin. With repricing software like RepricerExpress, you can keep an eye on your competitors' prices and boost your Buy Box chances. Ensure you have ample stock of hot products in order to meet the inevitable increase in demand. And, don't worry if you have stock left over come

22 11, 2016

Is it Worth Paying for Amazon Inventory Placement Service?

Selling on Amazon, it feels like finances are getting tighter all the time. There always seems to be a new area that requires your money, and it seems harder than ever to pull in a decent profit margin. One contentious area for merchants is using Amazon Inventory Placement Service (IPS), so RepricerExpress is going to take a deep look to see if it’s worth it to you or not. Don’t Take any Shortcuts with Shipping The most important thing after offering quality products and excellent customer support is being able to get said awesome items to your buyers lickety-split. It’s a constant battle to get that product ready to go and out the door, but rushing the process can mean you make mistakes and end up shooting yourself in the foot. The less happy your customers are with you, the less likely they are to give you a good review. And if that happens, then your chances of landing a Buy Box also go down. Amazon Will Help Optimise Your Shipping Options You probably have a good idea of which Amazon Fulfilment Centre is closest

21 11, 2016

Ecommerce Guide to Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday: two days that hold so much meaning for online sellers. They represent two of the biggest buying days in the calendar year, and a golden opportunity to really boost sales and visibility. But do you know how to make the most out of them? Read on to learn some useful strategies from RepricerExpress. Black Friday Black Friday is sort of like Easter in that it doesn’t fall on the same date each year. It’s always the day after American Thanksgiving, which itself is always the fourth Thursday of November. This year, Black Friday will take place on 25 November. It got its name from shops gearing up to move from the ‘red’ to the ‘black’ and for 84 years now, it’s signalled the start of the Christmas shopping season. Even as the economy went up and down, Black Friday was still a constant with billions being spent. Cyber Monday Cyber Monday is, by far, the newest addition to the holiday shopping calendar. It only came around in 2005 when sellers started noticing a spike on Mondays from consumers who either

18 11, 2016

5 Interesting Stories from the World of Ecommerce This Week

Welcome to this week's eFocus, RepricerExpress' look at the top ecommerce stories and latest Amazon news from around the Web this week. Amazon takes counterfeit sellers to court for first time: Ari Levy at CNBC reports Amazon has filed lawsuits against counterfeit sellers, after a number of sellers complained that knockoffs were killing their sales and endangering consumers. On Monday, Amazon filed suit against a group of sellers for infringing on athletic training equipment developed by TRX. In a second case, Amazon sued sellers who are offering fake versions of a patented moving product called Forearm Forklift. Continue reading... Amazon expands Morrisons grocery delivery deal: BBC News reports that Amazon will offer one-hour delivery of groceries sourced from Morrisons stores to selected postcodes in London and Hertfordshire. The online retail giant said Amazon Prime Now customers in the selected areas could have their baskets delivered within 60 minutes for £6.99. Alternatively, customers can pick a two-hour delivery slot for no charge. Amazon's tie-up with Morrisons began in June, but the latest agreement expands the range available. Continue reading... How this world ranked gamer became an Amazon

17 11, 2016

Top Five Hottest Amazon Toys of Christmas 2016

It's that time of the year again, when parents search high and low for the must have toys for their loved ones. If you're buying or selling toys and games this Christmas, you'll be interested in this list of the toys and games expected to be in high demand this holiday season (here's 2015's list). All prices and sellers mentioned are correct at time of writing but as with lots of products at this time of year, prices will fluctuate as sellers run out of stock or the Buy Box rotates. Fast repricing software such as RepricerExpress can help sellers maximise their sales and profits in the busiest quarter of the year. Want 15 days of free Amazon repricing plus 10% off your first month? Keep reading... Popular Toys This Christmas 1. Barbie 3-Storey Townhouse Playset The Barbie townhouse is currently available at £70.99, sold by Barbie on Amazon. Described as "an ideal townhouse for a Barbie doll's on-the-go, Malibu lifestyle", this Barbie three-storey townhouse takes a modern spin on the traditional doll house that has long been coveted by little girls for decades. The