In addition to individual sellers and professional sellers, there are a variety of Amazon accounts have different privileges, and all of these sellers are competing in the same platform, how to apply for different types of account, what is the difference among them ?
The difference amon Vendor, Vendor Express, Seller, Business
Vendor account is that Amazon interested in your product, and take the initiative to contact you, invite you to sell the product to them and they will sell for you, that is, Vendor is that Amazon help you to promote sales. At the same time, all the products in the account will also be automatically included in the Amazon Business Mall.
Vendor Express (the so-called VE account)
VE account is voluntarily participated by third-party sellers. The Seller account is called a third party seller by Amazon and the account owned by a third party seller is the Seller account.
The Business account
The Business account is a seller account for commercial purchases, referred to as ABS (Amazon Business Seller). Business's account is still operated by the seller himself, but aims at Amazon commercial buyers, orders are mainly batch purchase.
5 functions of Business account
* Big Volume Discounts
* Sale in Business Market
* Bargin Commision privilege
* Tax Deductions
* A + Pages
* Description of Seller Advantages
* Brochures Download
* Business Account Reports
2. How to apply for Business, Vendor, Vendor Express, Seller?
Business Account: New sellers must first submit an application to Amazon; Seller can directly apply to open a Business account.
The Vendor account is invitation-based, so you do not have much initiative to do so.
Vendor Express is recommended for applying.
Required information (registered a company in the United States, the federal tax number, the United States bank account, the United States local address which can receive and sent materials for long-term).
a. after opening an account, you will quickly receive the sample list from Amazon, you need to immediately shipped when get the sample list, then Amazon will determine the number of purchase from you according to judgement;
b. after registration, You still need to spend money to advertise;
c. You can complain in the Seller Center once your the product was maliciously followed.
Seller account: Seller account is divided into registered through the Amazon Global Selling and register by own. The type of account can be divided into personal accounts and professional accounts. personal accounts without monthly rent, can only sell 40 products, can not upload their private-lable products. Professional account monthly payment is 39.99 US dollars, there is no limit on the uploads number, all advertising features can be used.
3. Who are the targt buyers for the Business, Vendor, Seller account?
All items in the Business account will appear on the www.amazon.com store with the logo of Amazon Business, and also appear on https: //www.amazon .com / b2b / medium. Targeted buyers include buyers for all Seller Accounts, as well as companies, schools, governments, and even military units.
The Vendor account is for the end customer, as well as the Business users; the product can appear on https://www.amazon.com/b2b/.
The Seller account is for Amazon's individual consumers, most of Amazon's Prime members.
5. The shipping methods of Business, Vendor, Vendor Express, Seller account.
Business account can choose FBA or (FBM).
Vendor accounts are generally provide products to Amazon and must have an actual operational address in the United States for shipment.
Vendor Express account can choose FBA, or s(FBM). You must have an actual operational address in the United States for shipping.
Seller account can ship from home, overseas positions, you can also choose FBA.
6. The payment methods of Business, Vendor, Vendor Express.
Seller account: All sales are paid 14 days after commission deduction. You can use World First, Payoneer and other third-party payment platform to receive money;
Vendor account: nearly the same as Seller account;
Vendor Express: You must provide a US bank account in order to receive payment. And please pay special attention that you have to set aside 60 payment days for Amazon.