What Kind of Product is not Suitable for Amazon FBA?
Although FBA can bring a lot of benefits to sellers, not all products are suitable for FBA!
First, too cheap product
Products price of less than 7 US dollars is not suitable for FBA. The reason is simple, The FBA charges a few basic fees for each transaction, resulting in a significant increase in the seller's cost and too cheap products is unprofitable. If your product price is less than 7 US dollars, FBM is a better choice.
Second, over-weight and over-sized product
Amazon often adjust the FBA charges, attentive sellers will find that large and heavy product charges are constantly increasing. If your product are too heavy then, if is not suitable for FBA.
Third, the special functional goods
If you sell through FBA, After you shipped the goods, the after-sale is done by the Amazon, in this case, special functional goods return rate will be high.
Fourth, the unpopular product
FBA has storage fee, though it is not high, but over time, it is not a small expenditure. Sellers and friends need to be aware that if some products have been stored for more than 6 months, then Amazon will add ten times the storage fee. So you can not regard Amazon as a warehouse.
Fifth, seasonal products
Seasonal products are not recommended to do FBA, because one main principle of FBA business is forecast sales, if it is a seasonal product, it will be difficult to predict sales. Less stock or over stock will infulence your listing a lot. Of course, if your inventory management is very powerful, you can leave it alone.
Sixth. The banned dangerous goods
Certain goods may be eligible for sale in the Amazon, but some are not eligible to use FBA.
The following are the goods that Amazon Logistics embargoes:
* Any goods that can not be legally sold and distributed in all U.S. jurisdictions