Cross-border Morning Post
1. The Amazon FBA Small and Light program threshold has been raised from $8 to $10!
In the early morning of April 19, Beijing time, Amazon.com announced that starting from April 28, the FBA Small and Light Commodities Program will increase the price threshold of eligible products from $8 to $10, which will help sellers expand their participation. FBA Small and Light program product range and reduced fulfillment costs. Other program eligibility requirements, such as weight limits and product dimensions, will remain the same. The FBA Small and Light program reduces product fulfillment costs, allowing sellers to sell more low-cost products to hundreds of millions of Amazon buyers around the world.
2. The number of cross-border merchants in Guangdong on AliExpress from January to February 2022 increased by more than 370% year-on-year!
According to reports, Alibaba data shows that during the period from January to February 2022 alone, the number of AliExpress Guangdong merchants increased by more than 370% year-on-year. It is understood that AliExpress has built 28 overseas warehouses in 9 countries, and has 10 preferred warehouses in China, including two warehouses in Shenzhen and Dongguan in Guangdong. It is worth mentioning that during January-February 2022, the number of Zhejiang merchants on AliExpress increased by 365% year-on-year.
3. Lazada launches Operation LazEarth!
Lazada, a Southeast Asian e-commerce platform, recently announced the launch of the LazEarth initiative, which will focus on reducing the use of plastics in platform products and packaging in the early stage. It is understood that Lazada will work with more than 70 brands and partners of the platform brand mall LazMall to reduce the use of plastic products in the manufacturing, packaging or transportation of more than 5,000 fashion and fast-moving consumer goods.
4. Shopee Malaysia overseas warehouse opened the cash on delivery function!
It is reported that in order to help sellers increase their order volume, Malaysia Overseas Warehouse will be unified to open the cash on delivery function for all sellers (excluding sellers using third-party service providers) on April 26, 2022. All cash on delivery orders that are not delivered will be returned to the MYC warehouse and restocked. And the cash on delivery function cannot be turned off by itself through the seller center.
5. AliExpress announces three major directions for 2022!
Zhang Kaifu, vice president of Alibaba Group and general manager of AliExpress, pointed out three major directions: AE Mall, overseas warehouse selection warehouse construction, and platform mechanism optimization. Merchants who settle in AE Mall will get a clear logo, which consumers can see on the core purchase page of the AliExpress APP. It is expected that by the end of the year, the number of AliExpress's overseas self-pickup points and self-pickup counters will double. Incentive platform merchants' orders delivery rate within 72 hours to reach more than 90%.