There are numerous online marketplaces to choose from. Some are simpler to onboard with while others require you to submit a request and have your offers reviewed before inviting you to join. Learn how to identify which marketplace is best for the products you offer and the differences between 3rd Party Vendor accounts, so you get off to the best start.
- Platform vs. 3rd Party vs. Vendor
- Amazon (Seller Central & FBA and Vendor Central)
- Walmart (Marketplace and DSV)
- Home Depot
- Etc(niche, international, narrow market)
Ahmet Akdag, Principal Consultant & Owner of Styremont, is a business strategy and globalization consultant with experience in consumer goods, home décor & improvement, and flooring & textiles. He specializes in eCommerce B2B and B2C, through online marketplaces like Amazon, Home Depot, Walmart, Wayfair, and Overstock. He has helped clients pivot their retail business into eCommerce and grow into offering direct import and private label to the online retailers under brands like AmazonBasics, Mainstays, AllModern, and Home Decorators.