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2017 Amazon Marketplace Facts
« on: January 22, 2018, 01:28:59 PM »
To Read The Article in Full: 2017 Amazon Marketplace Facts

Pretty Pretty Interesting.

More than 300,000 SMBs in the U.S. started selling on Amazon

More than 140,000 SMBs selling on Amazon surpassed $100,000 in annual sales

Fulfillment by Amazon shipped billions of items worldwide

Amazon Lending surpassed $3 billion lent to small businesses on Amazon since the program started in 2011

Amazon Handmade expanded to encompass 10 categories offering customers more than one million handcrafted items from thousands of artisans and small business owners across all 50 states and more than 60 countries

During the Holiday Season, customers ordered more than 1 billion items from SMBs on Amazon, with more than 140 million items ordered between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday

“More and more small and medium-sized businesses are choosing to join the Amazon Marketplace and sell right alongside Amazon to reach customers around the world. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are succeeding on Amazon – they sell half the products that Amazon customers buy, and more than 140,000 small and medium-sized businesses surpassed $100,000 in sales on Amazon in 2017,” said Peter Faricy, Vice President for Amazon Marketplace. “These businesses are reinvesting in their local communities – creating jobs and supporting local suppliers. We are proud of how the Amazon Marketplace helps empower so many small businesses, not just in the US, but around the world."


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