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Amazon is now trying to provide some clarity on what's known as "brand gating." The Seattle-based company is telling existing sellers that they're being grandfathered into the system and that the charges, which typically range from $1,000 to $1,500 per brand, only apply to new merchants. In other words, if you've been selling Nike shoes or Hasbro รองเท้าส้นเตารีดราคาถูก facebook toys for several years, it's business as usual. Here's what Amazon spokesman Erik Fairleigh said in an e-mailed statement to CNBC.com: "If a seller is already selling brands on Amazon that are now subject to a fee, they are not required to pay the fee to continue selling those brands. The fee only applies to new sellers of particular brands. Sellers can see whether a product requires a fee to sell when they search for that product using the "Add a Product" tool on Seller Central." With the holiday season just around the corner, sellers that count on Amazon for the bulk of their revenue are on edge. Amazon has been hit with a swarm of counterfeiting , largely from Chinese manufacturers, in the past couple years, and is now responding with a heavy hand to get the problem under control. By forcing brand resellers to show that their products are coming from legitimate sources, the thinking goes, Amazon can get rid of the bad actors and clean up the site. The third-party marketplace now accounts for close to half of e-commerce sales. But the way Amazon has communicated this message to sellers has left plenty to be desired. Many merchants discovered the change late last week when they tried to upload a product listing only to find they were blocked unless they could provide invoices showing the purchase of at least 30 products over the previous 90 days. After clearing that hurdle, they'd have to remit a payment to get authorized.
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The priciest pieces of Ivanka Trump jewellery left are a pair of gold-plated necklaces with pendants of reconstituted stones. They cost $US148. Glamorous jewellery has given way to mass-market merchandise. Abigail Klem took over the brand's operations just before Donald Trump's inauguration in January. She suggested the label's รองเท้าส้นเตารีดไม่สูงมาก move away from luxury goods is permanent, saying that future price points would be "aligned with the rest of our collection," and that the company will be focusing "on existing and new categories that are most relevant to our loyal customers." Ivanka Trump, the person, now occupies an office in the White House. Though she says she no longer runs her company, she still owns it, having refused to divest or forgo payouts รองเท้า แฟชั่น 120 from a trust holding some of her assets. The brand has made efforts to distance itself from its namesake-cutting her image out of promotional materials, for instance-but shoppers can't ignore the name, especially now. Ivanka Trump, the fashion label, polarises advice shoppers because of the same political divisions that polarise America. According to research firm YouGov BrandIndex, conservative shoppers have a slightly positive impression of the brand, while moderate and liberal consumers have clearly negative perceptions of the brand. Nevertheless, Trump's goods seem to be selling well since her father's political campaign began. Sales were up 21 per cent in 2016, the company said in February.
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