Amazon News: More Increases to FBA Fees

Amazon Experts

Starting April 28, 2022, a 5% fuel and inflation surcharge will be applied to US Amazon FBA fulfillment fees. The surcharge will apply to all product types, such as non-apparel, apparel, dangerous goods, and Small and Light items.

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Canada Amazon Prime Day 2022 is happening!

Amazon Prime Day Canada

Amazon Prime Day is happening in Canada this year!  After canceling Prime Day in Canada in 2021, due to the coronavirus, Amazon just announced that Prime Day will be happening in Canada in 2022.

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Sale of Pesticides within California

Bug Spray

In addition to federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements on the sale of pesticides in the United States, further requirements apply for sales on certain pesticide products at the state level. The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR) requires the registration of certain pesticides sold in the State of California. Amazon checks all pesticide products…

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Amazon Announces FBA and Disposal Fee Changes

eCommerce

Amazon’s FBA fees will increase by 2-8%, and disposal fees will more than double in cost.  Given Amazon’s announced fee increases, if sellers have disposals or removals, they should aim to have those completed before January 18. Sellers should also explore FBM or distributor fulfillment methods, and review their margins and pricing strategy. Reach out to Hinge Global to learn more.

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New ASIN Creation Policy on Amazon

To help minimize counterfeit products, Amazon has implemented new ASIN creation policy requirements to the process of adding new ASINs to your product catalog.

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More Fulfillment by Amazon Delays

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Amazon is now asking for in-bound FBA shipments to 3 different receiving centers. Additionally, sources tell us that Amazon will be prioritizing certain categories (such as Toys) over other categories in Q4, to also free up their fulfillment centers.  Read how you can mitigate these risks to your Q4 business.

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The NielsenIQ and HINGE GLOBAL Partnership

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NielsenIQ has teamed up with HINGE GLOBAL to combine the power of HINGE’s eCommerce expertise with Nielsen’s traditional retail and omnichannel insights. Together we are helping large and small CPG companies optimize their multichannel retail strategies.

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