Every time I see chatter on
Here’s why they’re wrong, and why you shouldn’t care:
Its not important that you make money on every single item.
Some of the biggest sellers on
You should never acquire inventory you know you’ll lose money on, but if the price drops (or
Drop your conspiracy theories.
Your huge margins should buffer you from the impact of any fee increase.
If the extra 2 cent “Pick and Pack” fee increase is killing your margins, your margins are horrible.
Either do huge volume or have huge margins. Either way, you’re insulated.
You’re getting shelf space in the largest store in the world. If you’re the lowest price (or own the Buy Box), anytime anyone searches for your product, they have a higher chance of seeing your offer than anyone else’s in the entire country. This type of access to so many consumers has never been possible in human history.
And they store everything for you.
And they ship everything for you.
If those extra 2 cents concern you, let’s either retrain our perspective or get real jobs.
I know what side I’m on.