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Thinking outside the box with Amazon FBA!

Updated: Jan 6

As Amazon FBA sellers, we have all seen that Amazon is the e-commerce platform of opportunity! What other platform can you sell products 24/7 without lifting a finger?

But now with higher competition it time to think outside the box!

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Replacements Parts

When it comes to regular consistent sellers on Amazon UK replacement parts should be your number one thought. We all know that things are not built to last anymore and the small components that can be easily replaced for a lower price than the cost of a whole new replacement. Research common things around the home that always seem to be breaking down. Ovens Microwaves Vacuum cleaner Washing machine There are also the regular service parts. With over 40 million cars on the UK roads that all require regular servicing this is another major area for regular monthly sales. Oil filters Light bulbs Air filters Some of these smaller parts can fall into the Amazon FBA Small and Light program which benefits from reduced Amazon FBA selling fees.

Product Bundles

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Traditional bundles are naturally the easiest progression on from selling individual items that you may currently be selling on Amazon. If you are not aware, bundles are effectively just a multipack that is put together by the 3rd party seller. These can either be 2 or more of the same product or different product types sold together.

Why are bundles a good addition to your store?

Well, bundles are of course both a little more complexed to source and a little more time consuming to prep them. Don't let that put you off though, as this means that not all sellers are willing to go down this route, effectively providing a more stable price with greater margins.

The great thing about bundles, is they can literally be for anything! Tins of beans, bin liners, advent calendars, face creams!

Why not have a look through your store at the products you sell, then search to see if they are listed in multiples?

What is involved in creating them?

The process involves market research, sourcing the products, listing creation including image creation, SEO, keywording, PPC advertising and brand awareness. Bundles are without a doubt a more complexed direction to go down

What are the benefits of this type of bundling?

  • You created and own the listing under your own brand! People may try to copy, but they can’t jump on your listing!

  • Less competition

  • Great profit margins

High Ticket Items / Oversize Items

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Of course, everyone's situation and cash flow is different. But if you do have liquidity and cash to hand, it could be worth considering, or researching into high ticket items and oversize items!

These items often have high margins and less competition due to the initial item costs.

Ask yourself what people are buying and when? Oversized items can provide great seasonal opportunities! Christmas trees Garden sets TVs Hot tubs

Don't have the space and time for oversized items and bundling?

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