• Fake sellers are listing old Amazon branded products to make their product seem viable. A group of third-party sellers have found a way to hijack the selling pages of discounted Amazon products that are complete with thousands of user reviews to make their personal store seem trustworthy. As the Amazon platform continues to grow it becomes increasingly difficult for the retailer to detect counterfeit products on its site.
  • Amazon announced it would waive the selling fees for its platform Handmade at Amazon. Amazon’s platform Handmade at Amazon built to compete with Etsy in 2015, has decided to make selling more accessible. In addition to the fee waiver Amazon told sellers that it refreshed the Handmade banner on its central homepage to help sellers grow their business.
  • Amazon announced it will live stream Rhianna’s Savage X Fenty fashion show through Amazon Prime Video during New York Fashion Week. The viewing will be available exclusively to Amazon Prime Video subscribers on September 20th in more than 200 countries. The segment will also feature the making of the show as well behind the scenes footage.