Flipping products such as cheap or free inventory is tempting, but carries significant risk
By Lesley HensellIt seemed like the ideal way to get started selling on Amazon – flipping deeply discounted or free products purchased right on Amazon itself! But this tempting method of sourcing … [Read more...]
No matter who tells you to “spiff up” those invoices, just say NO to forged documents.
By Lesley HensellAs happens all-too-often at Riverbend, recently I was assigned a ticket for a new client who was suspended for forged documents.
During our call to discuss his account, he assured me that he had done nothing … [Read more...]
The updated Business Solutions Agreement may signal minor operational changes like a "grace period", but Risk Management still prevails.
By Lesley HensellThis week, Amazon announced changes to the Amazon Services Business Solutions Agreement. This is essentially the “terms of service” under which … [Read more...]
If you were looking for a legislative rebuke of Seller Performance…keep looking.
By Lesley HensellThe Amazon Seller Community rejoiced this week when a California state senate committee approved a bill designed to give more power to third-party sellers. Also known as the "California Sellers Bill." Celebratory Facebook posts and … [Read more...]
Sorry sellers, retractions aren’t enough
Amazon wants invoices to disprove design patent infringement, blocks accounts with retracted IP claimsInfringement claims on Amazon have grown increasingly frustrating over the past year. This has reached a deafening crescendo over the last few weeks, with our clients being victimized by … [Read more...]
By Lesley Hensell