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Walmart News

Walmart Marketplace Is Roughly 1% of Marketplace Size

Since Walmart marketplace has been receiving a lot of attention from marketplace sellers, we decided to investigate how big the opportunity of selling on Walmart really is. We found one way to look at it - by comparing seller feedback. By comparing all feedback received by all Amazon sellers, to all feedback received by all Walmart sellers, we could get a relative number.

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Amazon News

Amazon Lost over $7 Billion Last Year by Providing Free Shipping

Last year Amazon collected $8.9 billion in shipping revenue, but spent $16.2 billion on shipping costs. Thus the net shipping cost is $7.2 billion. Because of the growth in Amazon Prime membership and the current $25 minimum to get free shipping, fewer people are paying for shipping. This has resulted in shipping costs growing faster than shipping revenue. As shown in the chart below, during the busy Christmas periods the difference is very large.

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Amazon News

How Vendors Are Funding Amazon's Growth

Retailers like Amazon create cash by buying goods from vendors and selling them to consumers. We recently made Amazon Cash Conversion Cycle public, it was -37.40 last year. What this number means is that after Amazon collected payments from customers it only paid their supplies 37 days later.

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