In the wake of yesterday’s news, we are STRONGLY recommending (i.e please do it!) you remove any buyer name related shortcodes/variables from your email templates. These are: %%buyer_name%% %%buyer_first_name%% %%buyer_last_name%% For orders placed after September 4th or so, that data will not be available. Also, to those of you who just signed up to ZonMaster,… Read More


Some of you may have noticed that Buyer Name (and exact shipping address) are no longer available for your orders. The reason for this change is because Amazon published a new Data Protection Policy earlier this year. This policy announced that Amazon will no longer provide Amazon seller software companies (such as ZonMaster) with identifiable… Read More


We’ve had Sales Rank tracking in Zonmaster since the beginning, but, finally we have gotten around to bringing it more up to date. The first step in these improvements – there are more to come! – is improving the tracking and display for those of you selling the same SKU in multiple marketplaces (we’re talking… Read More


Overview Seller Central Integration (SCI) is a way for Zonmaster to connect to your Seller Central account to import key information. Order imports, negative feedback imports and email sending use your MWS credentials and do not require SCI. However, the following features do require Seller Central Integration: Positive feedback imports Excluding buyers who have already… Read More


It’s been a long time in development, but we’re finally almost ready to take the wrapping off our Landing Pages service – and we’re looking for people to give it a try and give us their advice on how it works. If you’re interested please use the Contact Us form to request access to the… Read More


An article in “The Street” reports that at long last Amazon has changed one of it’s more painful pricing policies – that third-party sellers have to have their lowest price available on Amazon. The clauses prevented sellers who listed on Amazon’s marketplace from listing their products more cheaply on other websites. See the full article here… Read More


A recent survey puts Amazon as the place that over 70% of respondents go to to buy beauty products. Especially interesting is the statistics that 65% use Amaon’s search to find the products. Read the full article over on RetailDive.com.   https://www.retaildive.com/news/amazon-is-the-top-destination-for-buying-beauty/549830/… Read More


Amazon has allowed some companies to send out samples to buyers that Amazon determines might be interested in their products. It looks like maybe Amazon is stepping up those relationships, if this NBC News article is anything to go on. BSN North America, makers of protein bars and such, sent out 100,000 samples just last… Read More


Digiday.com, out of the UK, are reporting that Amazon is changing the way they purchase stock. Looks like Amazon is exerting more control over how companies sell on their platform. It does seem targeted at certain brands for now, but who know what the future will bring!   You can read the whole article here… Read More


If you have included a date variable – order_date or package_eta – in your emails they date will now be formatted in a way that is correct for the marketplace they purchase from. That means: Amazon North America (Amazon.com, Amazon.ca and Amazon.com.mx): mm/dd/yyyy Amazon Europe (Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.de, Amazon.fr, Amazon.es, Amazon.it): dd/mm/yyyy Amazon Australia : dd/mm/yyyy… Read More