Covid-19 pandemic is boosting eCommerce as millions of online users who have changed their behavior to save time, money, and avail convenience are putting a lot of pressure on eCommerce and online retailers. If we look around, every survey, report, and analysis shows results that eCommerce has boomed up to many folds because of this pandemic and it is expected that this boost will remain effective for many months to come.
Amazon has announced that UK sellers will now face a charge due to the implementation of a Digital Services Tax by the UK government. The global retailer has decided to put this 2% fee rise on the sellers and it will be introduced on September 1, 2020.
This news comes more than two months after Amazon imposed restrictions on FBA quantity limits in all major markets including the US. This has been part of an incremental “re-opening” of the market that is operating quite closely to the incremental phases that governments are using to re-open their economies.
Online retail giant add more pressure to local businesses by opening its Garden store on Australian marketplace. The new garden store was rolled out on Tuesday and adds to the Amazon Australia’s existing collection of electronics, clothing and domestic products.
While talking to media the Australian chief highlighted that the Australian marketplace already boosts more than 125 million products and the newly launched ‘Garden’ store adds to this inventory by offering a range of enticing outdoor products from gardening equipment to pool supplies to patio furniture to BBQs.