I just received this email today (see below). I wanted to bring it to everyone’s attention as the date to request approval is the same date as the listing being removed giving sellers zero time to make arrangements.How can the Amazon team implementing this think this is ok? Unbelievable!
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From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 10:58 AM
Subject: Important information about your listings on Amazon.com
Please read this email carefully. The listing information described below may affect your ability to sell certain products.
As part of our ongoing efforts to provide the best possible customer experience, we are implementing approval requirements for Nintendo products.
What does this mean for me?
Effective on 2019-10-31, you will need approval to list the affected products. If you do not obtain approval to sell these products prior to 2019-10-31, your listings for these products will be removed.
Why am I receiving this message?
You are receiving this message because you have sold affected products in the past. There is no penalty associated with this action.
How do I seek approval to sell the affected products?
If you would like to seek approval to sell the affected products, complete the following steps to start the application process:
- In Seller Central, click the Inventory menu, and then select Add a Product .
- Search for the ASIN you want to sell.
- In the search results, click the Listing limitations apply link next to the ASIN.
- Click the Request Approval button to start the application process.
We appreciate your cooperation in this important matter, and thank you for selling on Amazon.