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17 Things You Will Learn at MonCon WEST

The final countdown to the Monsoon Commerce Customer Conference is on. To give you an idea of what online merchants, multi-channel retailers, and marketplace sellers will get out of attending MonCon WEST in Portland, OR, we’ve compiled a countdown of … Continue reading

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Significant Amazon API Changes Looming

Impact to Sellers may be Significant. Are you Prepared? As mentioned in a previous post back in February, Amazon’s Product Advertising API (PA-API) will be deprecated next month, along with a couple of Amazon’s original APIs, Simple Object Access Protocol … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes: The ongoing evolution of books and media

BEA conference recap A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the BookExpo America (BEA), an enormous publishing trade show hosted at the Jacob Javitz Center  in NYC. Monsoon Commerce has been involved with BEA—and the media community—for … Continue reading

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Great start to 2012 for e-commerce

2012 got off to a great start for internet commerce, with terrific Q1 performance all around and substantial gains posted by our marketplace partners, including Amazon and eBay. 

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Online Retailers Talk Amazon and Group-Buying

eTail Palm Springs 2012 Conference Recap – Part 2 It has been a whirlwind week since coming back from eTail Palm Springs and thought I would share my key takeaways from the conference.  For those not familiar with the conference, it … Continue reading

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Amazon Migrates API to MWS, Deprecates PAAPI

Today Amazon announced that their widely-adopted service, the Product Advertising API (PAAPI), will be heading for the sunset for sellers, and that a new service has been created to take its place: the new Marketplace Web Services (MWS) API. Amazon … Continue reading

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Monsoon Commerce Customers Outpace Overall Amazon Third-Party Growth in Q4

Amazon released its 2011 Q4 financials yesterday, reporting an overall 35% net sales increase to $17.43 billion. For the full year 2011, net sales increased 41% to $48 billion. Impressive growth all around—something we’ve come to expect from Amazon (even … Continue reading

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Family Fun Shoppe Automates, Dramatically Boosts Sales

One of Amazon Marketplace’s early toy and game merchants, Family Fun Shoppe LTD experienced an initial surge in sales, but then saw a decline as more vendors joined the category. A flood of competing merchandise resulted in rapid fluctuations in product … Continue reading

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Predicting the 2011 Holiday Retail Winner

As we near the close of the 2011 holiday shopping season, there is no doubt consumer confidence remains challenged with high unemployment, declining home prices, and continued economic uncertainty.  Nonetheless, a recent article in eCommerceBytes reported ComScore research showing the … Continue reading

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Less is Truly More with Monsoon Connect

Last week was an exciting week at Monsoon Commerce as we announced the general availability of our latest innovation, Monsoon Connect.  Connect is a hosted software (SaaS) solution specifically designed to help small to medium-sized media and book sellers effectively leverage … Continue reading

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