Operating on the amazon platform, there is still a high possibility of being attacked and strangled by malicious sellers, especially if the hard-won listings are destroyed or stolen. The wall street journal reported an article " how scammers in china manipulate amazon " more than 2 months ago. After reading it, you will find that these are the daily routines of amazon buyers? The original video is as follows: 3. The risk of loss caused by unsalable products; the platform controls traffic and also controls the shutdown authority of accounts.
A lot of money has been invested, a lot of goods have been prepared, and a lot of logistics costs have been paid, and the goods have also entered the warehouse. Found that there is no traffic, and the product cannot be sold for a long time? Or, suddenly one day, a mobile number list complaint that I can't understand, the listing will be blocked, and a lot of goods are in the warehouse, what should I do. Dispose of it and destroy it, no, because even if it is discarded as garbage and destroyed, you still have to pay a destruction fee. for cross-border transportation is much more expensive than the value of the goods.
Only relying on the platform, it seems inevitable that the products will lose money due to unsalable products. 4. Platform sales growth is weak; although the overall sales volume of cross-border e-commerce is still rising every year, the rate of increase is far less than the increase in the number of sellers. There is only so much traffic on the platform, and there are fewer and fewer orders assigned to each seller, and the growth is sluggish. Many platforms have also changed from the previous invitation system, restricted entry, super high threshold, and seeking relationships to enter, etc., to today's open entry, setting up wave after wave of investment promotion meetings, and inviting previously withdrawn seller re-occupancy. From this point of view, the platform seems to have passed the so-called golden period, and sellers have more choices. 5. Media hype; the false fire of independent self-built websites is largely due to the hype of cross-border e-commerce media.