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Wed May 14 2008 22:13:55

Amazon.com De-emphasizing 3P Seller Listings?

By: Ina Steiner

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Some third-party sellers on Amazon.com said they noticed a change in how the site displays information about used items available from Marketplace sellers. Currently Amazon displays prominently the number of used copies available on the search results page and on the product detail pages.

For example, the book, "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (Unabridged Classics) by Mark J. Twain shows up with Amazon's "Buy new" price of $9.95, and next to that, the text "40 Used & new from $5.00" alongside other versions of the book on the search results page.

One seller posted, "Forgive me if this has already been addressed elsewhere (I did search), but I just noticed today that Amazon reformatted its pages so that the "XX used and new" link is practically microscopic and lost within their information. What is up with that?"

I don't currently see a change, does anybody else?




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Amazon.com De-emphasizing 3P Seller Listings?   Amazon.com De-emphasizing 3P Seller Listings?

by: Amazon Seller

Thu May 15 00:13:35 2008

The last thing that Amazon will do is to hide third party seller links. They make more money out of it then they make selling stuff on their own. I dont see any change either.

Amazon.com De-emphasizing 3P Seller Listings?   Amazon.com De-emphasizing 3P Seller Listings?

by: Henrietta

Thu May 15 03:08:29 2008

No change.

Have you changed computer, OS or browser?

IE shrinks things.

Amazon.com De-emphasizing 3P Seller Listings?   Amazon.com De-emphasizing 3P Seller Listings?

by: Trent

Fri May 16 13:55:00 2008

Yes, I saw it on most, not all, listings while checking prices with FireFox....



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