The 80/20 of Ecommerce – March 19, 2021

“E-commerce got a permanent boost due to the pandemic… Prices are ticking up,”  according to the Adobe Digital Economy Index ReportIn an extremely thorough report on the Digital Economy, Adobe Analytics surveyed over 1 trillion site visits and over 100 million SKUs.  Overall in ecommerce, “2021 is showing no signs of slowing down; Jan-Feb 2021 … Continue reading “The 80/20 of Ecommerce – March 19, 2021”

The 80/20 of Ecommerce – March 12, 2021

China’s exporters hit by global shortage of shipping containers – Financial Times It seems this is the year of “LOGISTICS”.  China is now facing a shortage of shipping containers. According to the Financial Times, “the surge in exports from China to the west, combined with disruption at ports due to coronavirus, has left many containers out of … Continue reading “The 80/20 of Ecommerce – March 12, 2021”

The 80/20 of Ecommerce – March 05, 2021

Over half (51%) of brands advertising on Amazon experience a return of 7x of more…In order to be successful selling on Amazon, managing profitable advertising campaigns have become critical.  In fact many 7 Figure Sellers I’ve interviewed say that Amazon FBA is becoming more and more of a “Pay to Play” game. Many brands are doing … Continue reading “The 80/20 of Ecommerce – March 05, 2021”

The 80/20 of Ecommerce – Feb 26, 2021

Biden orders sweeping review of U.S. supply chain weak spots – More US manufacturing to come?President Biden ordered a “100-day government review of potential vulnerabilities in US supply chains for critical items” according to The Washington Post. These essential goods include personal protective equipment, batteries for electric vehicles, and certain rare earth as well as computer … Continue reading “The 80/20 of Ecommerce – Feb 26, 2021”

The 80/20 Of Ecommerce – Feb 19, 2021

First off, I hope our readers in Texas are keeping safe and well in spite of the effect of the winter weather conditions and power outages.Chinese Suppliers are back to work from Chinese New Year HolidayIf you’re sourcing products from China then you know about the long CNY holiday where factories may be shut down … Continue reading “The 80/20 Of Ecommerce – Feb 19, 2021”

Ecom sellers are partying like it’s 2012

In 2012 E-commerce was like a gold mine. It was so early on it was like the wild, wild west.The market was out there for the taking because ecommerce was growing as demand rose around at a healthy 17% year on year in 2012. But in comparison, year to year e-commerce growth in 2020 was … Continue reading “Ecom sellers are partying like it’s 2012”

How to Prep Your FBA Business for Acquisition if you’re planning for an Exit

At Thrasio, we want sellers to know they don’t need to have everything perfect before talking to us about selling your business. We’d rather have sellers connect with us when they first start thinking about selling their business than put off connecting with us because they’re trying to package everything up. However, sellers can do a few things … Continue reading “How to Prep Your FBA Business for Acquisition if you’re planning for an Exit”

Q4 Check-List for Amazon Sellers

This article is to provide a useful Q4 check-list for Amazon sellers. The fourth quarter (Q4) of every year presents the most opportunities for Amazon sellers to maximize their earning potential. The fourth quarter of 2020 is expected to be an historical all-time high. In order to make sure you get the most out of … Continue reading “Q4 Check-List for Amazon Sellers”

The Cost of Sourcing from China may be getting more EXPENSIVE soon – here’s why

​Did you know that sourcing products from China may be getting more EXPENSIVE soon? This is especially true if you are sourcing from China.Recently the Chinese Yuan (RMB) has steadily gained in value and is at its highest point in the last 2 years.  Currently the exchange rate is approximately 6.6 CNY for $1 USD. What … Continue reading “The Cost of Sourcing from China may be getting more EXPENSIVE soon – here’s why”

80/20 of Ecommerce Weekly Newsletter Nov 06, 2020

Here’s this week’s 80/20 of Ecommerce: China Sourcing UpdatesFirst off, keep your eye on the clock! Expect longer delivery times as factories are slammed with orders the past few months. If you have orders placed, then I would definitely monitor the lead times as they may get dragged out from 30 days to 60 or … Continue reading “80/20 of Ecommerce Weekly Newsletter Nov 06, 2020”