We all dread receiving this email from Amazon: “A return has been initiated for Order #…” Returns are probably the most annoying and frustrating part of selling via Amazon FBA. You make a sale, you get the money added to your balance, then the customer changes their mind for some reason, and the money is
Stephen and I had the opportunity to talk with Amazon employees at the Seattle headquarters earlier this year, and the IPI score was the number one topic I wanted to ask them about. There seems to be a lot of confusion and frustration among FBA sellers over the IPI score and its ramifications, and the
Am I the only reseller out there who has ever done a great day of retail arbitrage and forgotten to write down my mileage? I am? Really? Hmmm. I thought surely I wasn’t the only one who’s done this before. OK, thanks for finally admitting it. You’re just like me…you don’t always remember to track
It’s spring! This is the perfect time of year to do a little spring cleaning of your Amazon FBA inventory. Let me ask you a question. How often do you look at your inventory at Amazon? For most sellers, we don’t take a look all that often. Sure, we might look at our inventory levels
Today’s post is a follow-up to the previous article we posted about why you should consider trying to raise your ASP, or average selling price. If you haven’t read that first article yet, you might want to refer to it before diving into this one. For a quick review, your ASP is the average amount
Did you know that we have a free PDF of Amazon acronyms you can print out and refer to in your FBA business? If not, you can grab a copy of the acronym list here as a handy reference. One of the acronyms at the top of that list is ASP: average selling price. Over
The more you talk with Amazon FBA sellers from all walks of life, the more you understand why each seller prefers the sourcing model used in their business. Some folks love the thrill of the hunt, and they thrive on getting out there and scanning to their heart’s content at garage sales and thrift stores.
Anybody who follows my blog on a regular basis knows how much I love Inventory Lab for processing, listing, and tracking my Amazon FBA inventory. I also love using the Scoutify app for sourcing inventory through retail arbitrage. Recently, someone asked me to name the top 5 features of Inventory Lab that can both save