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Why the change in Amzpecty display functionality?

Hello community!

We’ve recently been getting many inquiries of dissatisfaction about the new style of popup box when Amzpecty returns information from your searches.  We want to let all of our customers know this was not a change we planned on or even dreamed of modifying our extremely easy to use user interface (UI).

On or about January 4th, 2021 Amazon started rolling out globally the way they display competing products, filtering of the shipping options, and generally their entire buy box display area to allow for more space to be available for yes, you guessed it…  More advertising.  

This change which we immediately picked up on, our team had fixed within 24 hours of the first behavioral display changes and some users were also experiencing a lack of data being returned to them depending on how they were querying and using our toolset.  

The good news is the brilliant minds at Amzpecty were the first to be able to modify our toolset to be back to fully operational with Amazon’s unannounced changes.

This started in Asia on a few of their localized sites, then followed quickly across Europe.  Anyone that is a USA based customer noticed we had introduced a popup box with two additional boxes that allowed for products to display as they have essentially since Amazon’s system of buy-box changes and the consumers interaction with the pages.  

The one thing we’ve told every client that’s chatted with us or have written to us expressing their dislike of the new changes the way sellers are being displayed, and we told every single customer that this behavior is already on every Amazon system in the world where the competitive seller listings pop out from the right hand side that it’s not a matter of IF Amazon will change the behavior in the USA, but WHEN.

The  “WHEN” took place on January 26th approximately 1:00AM Eastern Standard time.

The good news is Amzpecty has been aware of this issue and all of our systems are running as normal.  The good news for you as an Amzpecty customer is that you will not have any service interruptions as we were extremely proactive in modifying our toolset to make sure our customers weren’t affected.  The better news for you as an Amzpecty customer or new trial customer is that at the time of writing this, our system is the only one that is working as normal with the new changes.  Any of your competitors that are using any other system at the time of this writing are not getting normal data, and of course, even in normal times, our data reporting was never based off of FAKE and misleading information that companies perpetrate to be wonderful using algorithms based off of a method in the industry known as BSR (Based off Sales Rank).

Please feel free to read this article: 

https://blog.viral-launch.com/tips-for-selling-on-amazon/amazon-best-sellers-rank-bsr-guide/

To be clear, when this article was written, their main points was this:

Obviously they didn’t know about Amzpecty when they wrote this article.  We always believed and our largest of clients that use our systems to provide information on thousands, TENS of thousands of products across different and competing marketplaces globally, hourly – to millions of products monthly across multiple marketplaces that our data simply is the most accurate possible without being inside of one of the e-commerce companies themselves.

In fact, we at Amzpecty have despised this reporting method since it’s existence.  The largest companies in our industry in the world use this method.   The owners and engineers at our company as many of our current and largest customers know, we used used to be Amazon sellers ourselves.  Involved in the FBA pilot program, etc.  In fact we were a top 5% global Amazon seller when we used to sell on Amazon.  The idea behind Amzpecty was simple.  As the landscape to sell on Amazon was changing, we felt best to provide services to sellers, instead of competing with them.  Our upper management has been involved with selling products online so to speak since the 1980’s.  We’ve seen pretty much everything there is to see.  The one thing we’ve always believed that we would never bring to market a product based off of arbitrary and extremely easy to manipulate metrics.   Most every single one of our competitors products is cached.  As an Amzpecty user, every time you hit the button to check any of the data points on any of our marketplace, our data is LIVE. 

While many of our thousands of customers use our web extension which is nice and simple, Amzpecty also offers the most robust API for all of the data points for every single marketplace we provide services for, just as if you were looking at it in that particular country.  Amzpecty’s vast back end is so diverse and robust that no matter which e-commerce platform you are looking for data points, Geotagging is never a problem using our tracking our our API.  If you are a seller that even needs and wants extremely simple automation built in to whatever applications or UI you our your technical team could dream of. 

Please feel free free to take a free test drive and learn more about our API at: 

https://www.amzpecty.com/en/features/api-web-service

I’d like to thank you personally for being an Amzpecty client, and let you know that we’ve had many sleepless nights of modifications and testing, and retesting to make sure you can have a good nights sleep.  That’s why you’ve hired us to work for you, your company.

Thank you for that.

Amzpecty is 100% operational on every E-commerce marketplace we provide service for across the world.

I wish you all good selling as well as good health in this global time of crisis we are all up against.

Most of all, we thank you for your trust.  

If you have any questions regarding functionality or more information on our API services, please feel free to daily contact us at: https://amzpecty.freshdesk.com/support/tickets/new

Sincerely, 

Michael Abrams 

https://www.amzpecty.com

Vice President of Operations

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