Partner: Survivor Filter – Global Expansion

Survivor Filter Expands from CA to US and Grows Sales 292% The Challenge Survivor Filter partnered with Kaspien as their exclusive Amazon seller in 2019. As a Canadian brand, Survivor Filter had an established presence on Amazon Canada and sought a trusted partner to launch and grow their US business. Survivor Filter Expands from CA […]

How to Capitalize on the Marketplace Boom by Aligning Sales and Fulfillment

Multi Marketplace Sales Fulfillment

Marketplace sales are booming. According to Statista, 63% of consumers start their search on Amazon, 25% on other marketplaces, and only 21% on the brands’ websites. Consumers prefer to shop on marketplaces over brand websites for several reasons, including the availability of fast and free shipping, customer reviews, and easy price comparisons, and hassle-free returns. […]

Walmart Now Allowing Non-US Sellers to Sell on Walmart.com 

On March 18, 2021, Walmart removed requirements for sellers on its platform to have a US address or business tax identification. As a result, sellers based outside of the US can now sell on Walmart.com, assuming they receive approval.   Unlike Amazon, Walmart’s online marketplace is gated; sellers need approval from Walmart before they can start selling on the platform. Walmart will maintain these vetting procedures for […]

Walmart vs Amazon: How the Two Largest Ecommerce Players Compare

Walmart vs Amazon: How the two companies compare

Table of Contents Amazon has long dominated online marketplaces in the US. However, in 2020, Walmart launched a series of initiatives that would borrow from Amazon’s learnings to bring Walmart into a competitive position, such as Walmart Fulfillment Services and a subscription service, Walmart+ (Walmart Plus).   The success of these initiatives immediately underwent a trial by […]

How to Use WFS to Grow Your Business

How to Use Walmart Fulfillment Services to Grow Your Ecommerce Business The launch of Walmart Fulfillment Services (WFS) solidified Walmart’s position as a major power player in the industry. But, how do you, as a seller, take advantage of this gated, opportunity-filled marketplace? Experts from Kaspien and Walmart come together to a co-host a webinar […]

What Is The Kaspien Platform?

Kaspien is a $1 billion ecommerce business with over 12 years of experience retailing on major marketplaces like Amazon, Walmart, and eBay. Originally a third-party seller, Kaspien now boasts a robust platform of software and services that can be deployed for brands in three ways: retailer, agency, and software provider. Our Retail division partners with […]

20 Terms Every Walmart Seller Should Know

1. Dropship Vendor (DSV): A business model where sellers list their products on Walmart.com, but hold the products in their own warehouse or a third-party logistics provider’s warehouse. Walmart appears as the seller in the listing. When a customer orders a seller’s product from Walmart.com, the seller ships it to the buyer. Walmart requires the merchandise to be shipped with a Walmart packing slip. If the customer chooses […]

Walmart Marketplace Sales Grew 97% During Q2 2020 

Walmart earnings report Q2 2020

Today, Walmart released their earnings report for the 13-week period ended July 31, 2020. Notable highlights from the release include:  Net sales in the US were up 9.3% year-over-year (YoY) to $93.3B Total revenue was up $7.4B YoY to $137.7B Walmart US ecommerce sales increased 97% YoY Walmart US ecommerce sales accounted for approximately 6% of Q2 net sales, around $5.5B Sam’s Club […]

Walmart Fulfillment Services vs. Amazon FBA

Walmart Fulfillment Services vs Amazon FBA

In the world of ecommerce, FBA (Fulfilled by Amazon) is one of the most used phrases. Now, get ready to use WFS (Walmart Fulfillment Services) just as frequently. Walmart Fulfillment Services launched in February 2020, putting Walmart in a better position to compete with Amazon. Walmart Fulfillment Services is a fulfillment network owned and operated by Walmart. It allows brands who sell on Walmart to […]

Key Considerations

Key Considerations as You Ramp Up Your Ecommerce Strategy The coronavirus has forced many brands to rethink their ecommerce strategy. Many are launching or expanding their efforts on Amazon and Walmart to mitigate the sales loss in brick and mortar stores. Others are pivoting their ecommerce strategy from a retail model (1P or 3P) to […]

3 Reasons You Should Develop a Dynamic Fulfillment Network in the Time of COVID-19 

Map of US and Importance of Dynamic Fulfillment Network

Updated August 2021 With the unexpected onset of COVID-19, many brands and manufacturers faced a production standstill ranging from weeks to months, jeopardizing and even killing their businesses. The coronavirus restricted supply chains, exposed structural fragility, and revealed a severe lack of emergency resources. In short, many companies just weren’t prepared. Even now, many states […]

Walmart Announces Walmart+ to Compete with Amazon Prime

Walmart announces Walmart Plus to Compete with Amazon Prime

Updated 9/1/2020: Walmart officially announced that Walmart Plus will become available to all members on September 15th. What is Walmart+ (Walmart Plus)? Walmart will be launching a new service in July called Walmart+, according to Recode. Walmart+ is a subscription-based service that will provide members access to unlimited same-day delivery for eligible items, discounts at Walmart gas stations, and early access […]