Coronavirus Impact on E-commerce Sales, FBA Restrictions and More

This is a replay of a live virtual meetup held on 19 March 2020 with almost 80 Amazon sellers, and e-commerce experts. 

Jason Tay, Chris Thomas, Margaret Jolly and Meghla Bhardwaj answered questions related to dealing with COVID-19, Amazon FBA restrictions, supply chain disruptions, Amazon SG and a lot more.

Virtual Meetup, Jason Tay, chris thomas, Meghla Bhardwaj, Margaret Jolly - The Asian Seller

They provided advice and tips on how sellers should look at product research, what product opportunities to look for, how to manage the recent FBA restrictions, and more.

Episode highlights

  1. Introductions
  2. Impact of COVID-19 on sales and supply chains
  3. How is logistics being impacted and what to do if sellers have products ready to ship
  4. Advice on the temporary FBA restrictions
  5. What products to sell in this environment and how to look at product research
  6. How to make the most of your time right now
  7. What to do for Amazon PPC
  8. What does this mean for e-commerce in the long-term
  9. Selling on Amazon Singapore 
  10. Rats in Amazon’s warehouse..?!
  11. Can we add keywords related to coronavirus on listings

About the experts

  • Jason Tay: One of the top Amazon sellers from Singapore. He was the first ever Singapore seller to be featured on Amazon’s Seller Success Story series. He runs a training program at www.jasontayonline.com/singapore-training.html
  • Chris Thomas: Has been selling on Amazon for 5 years, and coaches scores of students at all different levels. Check out: https://www.theaustralianseller.com 
  • Margaret Jolly: Mentor to small businesses after owning and managing several businesses and is also an Amazon seller who has been sourcing products from India for over 2 years. More info: http://profitimprovementbusinesssolutions.com 
  • Meghla Bhardwaj: Has been working in the Asia sourcing industry for close to 20 years. Runs The Asian Seller podcast, and organizes sourcing trips for Amazon sellers. More info: http://theasianseller.com

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