Video Verification Delays / FBM BB? / Endless Brand Hijacking
1️⃣ Some sellers have complained about waiting a long time for the results of their video verification. There seems to be endless suspension of new sellers reselling products from intermediaries that get suspended, funds held, and no option to appeal. If you are asked for video verification, and it gets canceled, that’s a bad sign your funds will be held and won’t be reinstated; ASGTG24 Jan 10th and still accepting sponsors.
2️⃣ “We appreciate your continued commitment to improving the experience for customers buying your products. We look forward to building a long-term relationship with you!”
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4️⃣ Changing Polocy? “We have also reviewed the provided information regarding the ownership of the inventory and determined that you have provided documents from an un-verifiable supplier. We are exercising our right of disposal under the section F.7.2 of the “Amazon Services Business Solutions Agreement” and the “Unsuitable inventory investigations policy”. Amazon’s Business Solutions Agreement can be found at …… and unsuitable inventory policy can be found here:…. However, this will not make any change to the status of your account, it remains activated.”
5️⃣ Sending emails to sellers not selling their product. “SteelSeries, Inc. is the exclusive authorized representative of the SteelSeries trademark in the United States. SteelSeries, Inc. continues to designate significant resources to protecting its network of dealers, distributors and customers. By safeguarding its products’ national and international image SteelSeries, Inc. has fostered a recognized image of quality and customer support.”
6️⃣ “It is important to mention that there are no further actions our team can take, please note that the the only path available for you be able to offer Products Brand Coach will be requesting COACH to contact Amazon and confirm the authorization you have.”
7️⃣ A concerned ASGTG member “ Have you heard any complaints about FBM getting the buybox more often than it should. i have a couple of listings that this has been happening on and obv the fbm are allot cheaper then fba but shouldnt fba be winning as this is what we pay amazon for.”
9️⃣ There were reports on Sellers Forums and elsewhere about name brands that are out of stock for a few days that suddenly gets changed to a new item. Brand Hijacking
🔟 Accelerate is the offical Amazon event is next week and can be watched online. You need to first register and it’s free.
Good Shabbos – Ed Rosenberg – ASGTG – The Voice of the SANE Seller