In this 2 part video series with Jeffery Woldt of Chain Drug Review, Andrea K Leigh analyzes Omnichannel Retailing and its impact on the retail marketplace and talks about Amazon’s relentless pursuit of consumer-centric innovation, ongoing efforts to carve out a bigger presence in the food and health care sectors, and synergies between the company’s online and brick-and-mortar assets.
Negotiating with Amazon can be a headache…or provide a mutually successful outcome. Read on for resources for consumer brands to prepare, strategize, evaluate, and close a successful negotiations process.
As more business shifts to e-commerce marketplaces such as Amazon, understanding a brand’s cost serve each marketplace is critical. What’s more, knowing how to drive efficiencies in each of these areas is key to maintaining profitability of this fast-growing channel.
It was a delight to be a guest on Tyler Wallis’s podcast, Think Like Amazon, talking about the #Amazon leadership principle “Bias for Action.” We discuss when bias for action is good (and not good!), how to know when you need to act quickly vs. being more thoughtful, and how I (almost) once fired myself from Amazon. Thanks for having me, Tyler!
The COVID-19-driven seismic shift to digital commerce has left many consumer brands reeling. The pace of change has put many consumer brands in reactive mode, ensuring they are simply set up and advertising across all platforms.
As more business shifts to e-commerce marketplaces for consumer brands, understanding the cost serve each marketplace is critical. What’s more, knowing how to drive efficiencies in each of these areas is key to maintaining profitability of this fast-growing channel.
Wondering how to know when something has gone off-track with your Amazon business? Look and listen for these warning signs. Answer True or False to the statements below to assess your level of risk. More than one “True” in each category, and it’s time to seek help!
Our clients have been asking for help strategizing and managing their negotiations with Amazon. If you haven’t already closed Annual Vendor Negotiations (AVN), here’s a roundup of everything we’ve ever put out on the topic.
Amazon Vendor Services ( AVS ) is Amazon’s vendor-funded support service. Formerly known as the SVS (Strategic Vendor Services) program, or having a “Brand Specialist”, the program gives you a semi-dedicated headcount inside Amazon to help you manage your business. The program is only offered to top tier vendors, and it starts around $250K/year.
Look out, Vendors. Here comes Amazon. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock It’s that time of year again (groan) – annual negotiations. Here are a few big mistakes we see vendors make, updated […]