Vendor Central Sending Less POS / Blame The Victim / Incorrect Safety Notifications
1️⃣ Many sellers are hurting from restocking limits, and there is no path right now to remedy this. It appears some vendors in VC have stopped receiving Pos, or they have been drastically reduced; SP was once again in a crummy mood in this case blaming the VICTIM & incorrectly suspending a 100+ employee account; Here, they decided to suspend and freeze a large amount of funds for a legit business for no reason; Be careful of imposters and scams taking advantage of desperate sellers offering fixes to restock limits, GTIN or other issues.
2️⃣ SP again is sending emails from email@example.com and in some cases signing off as Handmade Integrity Team.
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4️⃣ “ Attempt to enforce exclusive distribution agreements – Amazon respects a manufacturer’s right to enter into exclusive distribution agreements for its products. However, violations of such agreements do not constitute intellectual property infringement except in select countries (e.g. France and the United Arab Emirates) and should not be reported through Report a Violation. Provided false information – Amazon does not accept reports with invalid or non-functioning URLs, contact names, or email addresses. Ensure all information provided in your report is accurate…”
5️⃣ “Hello from Amazon Selling Partner Support, I understand that you have some queries regarding FBA manual processing fee. I can only imagine the inconvenience that this matter has caused you and I fully understand if you are feeling a bit restless since this might have a great impact on your livelihood. Rest assured that I will assist you in your concerns.”
6️⃣ “We have noticed that there have been seller-cancelled orders for the ASINs listed below. As seller-cancelled orders can negatively impact the customer’s shopping experience, we have removed your listings for these ASINs in accordance with Section 18 of Amazon’s Business Solutions Agreement.”
7️⃣ ASGTG event is scheduled for Jan 10th & 11th (sponsorships still avail). Dima Kubrak was added to the presenters. Also, a former C 21 executive discussing reselling brands on Amazon. The event will be for both high-level PL sellers & Resellers. This will be the 9th annual event . There is a live stream option.
8️⃣ When Amazon calls for video ID verification, it can be for various issues, including supply chain concerns, BH tactics, multiple accounts, and more. I
9️⃣ Some sellers complained about totally incorrect safety issues that are difficult to remedy; Some GTIN issues being resolved. The best info on this is here.
🔟 The seller forums did a bit of a U-turn on the NSFE (new forums) and will allow disconnecting profiles from past posts. Some forum trolls begged the mods to remove comical conspiracy theories concerned their ID will be revealed.
Good Shabbos – Ed Rosenberg – ASGTG – The Voice of the SANE Seller