A vendor is an organization that sells products on Amazon. Vendors can be small businesses, family-owned businesses, or giant corporations.
Only some Amazon sellers are automatically approved to become vendors on the e-commerce marketplace.
To become an Amazon vendor, you will first need to create a Seller Account and request to register as an Amazon first-party or third-party vendor.
Once sellers have created their Amazon seller account, you can begin the Vendor Registration process.
Amazon will ask for information about your business and products during this process.
After completing the registration process, Amazon will send you an activation email with essential instructions on starting selling on Amazon.com!
Amazon Vendor Central is a tool for Amazon sellers that lets them manage their accounts, report on sales and inventory, and connect with other Amazon sellers.
Improved inventory management and tracking
Amazon's Vendor Central enhances inventory management and monitoring by delivering increased sales and profitability.
Easier communication with other Amazon sellers
Makes it possible for vendors to resolve issues quickly and achieve higher customer satisfaction ratings.
Access to product information and reviews
Accessing important product information and reviews can help sellers make critical buying and selling decisions to boost their Amazon sales.
Faster order processing
Customers receiving their orders on time or early are more likely to make repeat purchases from high-performing vendors.
Access to special sales and discounts
Vendor Central provides registered vendors exclusive access to special deals and discounts.
To use Amazon Vendor Central, sellers must first create an account. Then, they must set up their seller account settings and establish a seller profile.
Seller profiles allow sellers to manage information such as product listings and descriptions, shipping rates, payment methods, and policies.
After setting up their seller profile, sellers can access Amazon Vendor Central. Then, they can complete the following tasks.
There are three steps to creating an Amazon Vendor account:
The benefits of having an Amazon vendor account include the following:
- improved inventory management and tracking
- easier communication with other Amazon sellers
- access to product information and reviews
- faster order processing
- access to special sales and discounts
No, Amazon Vendor Central is different from Amazon Seller Central.
With Amazon Vendor Central, sellers can view their sales and inventory information, connect with other vendors, and export data into various formats.
With Seller Central, sellers can manage their Inventory, Orders, and Payments.
Amazon Seller Central features
- Upload products to sell
- Manage your listing and product information
- Track sales and inventory
- Communicate with buyers and other Amazon sellers
You can sell any product that is approved for sale by Amazon. Example products include books, music, movies, software, and electronics.
Although not all products are available on each platform -- for example, books and DVDs are only available on Amazon.com.
The majority of Amazon's approved inventory is available to sellers in one way or another.
Finding approved products to sell on Amazon is easy! All sellers have to do is search for the product they are interested in and then select a category.
Once you've found a product, click on the "Sell this item" link next to it.
This will take you to your seller profile page, where you can add the product details and start selling!
To sell wholesale products on Amazon, follow these simple steps:
1. The first step is to sign up for an Amazon Seller Account if you still need one.
2. Add the items you want to sell into your Amazon Seller Central account and ensure they are in stock and ready to ship.
3. Go to the Selling tab in your seller account and select Wholesale from the dropdown menu under Product Types.
4. Select a category of products that best suits your inventory and start selling!