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Prime Day is considered the second-largest day after the Black Friday and Cyber Monday that boost shopping activities throughout the Amazon Marketplaces. Most people consider that it is only useful for the buyers of Amazon Prime but the fact is that anyone who wants to buy something can take advantage of this exclusive shopping day. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all these events have been postponed many times but now it is confirmed that the prime day is going to be in mid October!

Amazon.com forbids foreign sales of seeds into the U.S. after thousands of suspicious packets, many postmarked from China, arrived at households around the world this summer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in July identified more than a dozen plant species ranging from morning glories to mustard in the bags of unsolicited seeds. It warned Americans not to plant the seeds.

In many countries where the strain of CoronaVirus (COVID-19) has impacted, isolation and social distancing measures have been taken. In most of the regions of the world, workers have been told to work from home, cities and schools have been closed. People in these places have started avoiding crowds and public places. A February 2020 Coresight Research Survey also found that, with YouGov’s results, 27.5% of United States of America internet users will avoid public places but it also indicated that this figure has now reached more than 58%. Shopping malls were considered to be the most avoided places, but more than half of respondents said that they would avoid local stores and shops as well.

The COVID 19 pandemic has shocked the entire world, changed the international supply chain, and has affected all types of businesses. The world is facing an extraordinary crisis and the experts predict that all the business scenarios will be completely changed after the end of this pandemic. Unfortunately, the week players will disappear, and the strong businesses will be affected.

The only business sector that is growing is the online business. Retailers and physical brands that are facing several short term challenges in terms of the supply chain, manpower, cash flow, consumer demand, and marketing. The successful navigation on these issues will not guarantee a bright future. This is because once we get through this pandemic, and overcome it, we will emerge in a much different world. According to the current analysis, to ensure a future in which we will not only survive but also grow is by selling your products on Amazon. It will not only help the retail business to earn but will also provide the opportunity to get their business to the next level.

Amazon Prime Day is a two-day event each year in which the retail giant runs incredible discounts and offers across a range of products for Prime members only. While Prime Day usually falls in the middle of summer, a time in which many businesses are thriving and customers are looking to spend money, 2020 is vastly different for obvious reasons. With the current global COVID-19 crisis, many businesses are struggling to keep their heads above water, while customers are counting the pennies more than ever.

Online retail and e-commerce giant, Amazon, is currently piloting an initiative in which merchants will be required to use video conference tools in order to verify their identity. This new plan is being considered as a possible solution in the battle against seller fraud without requiring any physical meetings amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Amazon announced a major change for sellers on its USA marketplace, this week as part of an update that will be introduced in the near future. Amazon Sellers will soon be required to display both their business name and their address on their seller profile pages. Merchants who work as individual sellers will be required to input their own personal name and address.