Are You Prepared For Amazon’s Increased FBA Fees?

In case you have not seen the notice in Amazon’s Seller Central yet, the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) fees will be increasing on February 18th, 2016. This is not the first time that sellers have experienced a price increase by Amazon fees, as just earlier in 2015 there was a similar fee increase. This change is a result of changes in Amazon’s own expenses, which include the cost of fulfillment, transportation, storage, and customer support.  Or so they say….of course, this increase in revenue could very well be a direct boost to the bottom line of profit!   You can see read Amazon’s full update on the FBA fee changes here.   How much are these costs going to increase, and what can you do about them?   I have taken Amazon’s table of price changes, and included a column for the percentage change year over year. You can see the tables for both Standard Size Products:   and Oversize Products: It is interesting to see how the price increases get steeper for as the sizes increases for the Standard Size Products, and decrease as the Oversize products get bigger. One possibility there is that there is a bulk of … Read More