Amazon.co.uk is one of the oldest Amazon's marketplaces, launched in 1998 after acquiring Bookpages.co.uk, a UK online book retailer. It's the largest ecommerce website in UK, ahead of eBay UK.
Amazon marketplace launched in UK in March, 2002.
67,112 new sellers this year, 235 per daySo far this year 67,112 sellers joined the Amazon.co.uk marketplace. This equals to 235 new sellers every day. During the last month alone 5,925 new sellers joined. However this is less than on other months this year.
171,303 sellers have products listed for saleThere are 171,303 sellers with products listed for sale. Although not all of them will have sales, as many are not price competitive. That's why only 59,187 sellers received a feedback review in a month. However during past 12 months 136,006 sellers received at least one feedback review. These three figures combined illustrate the size of the active sellers pool of the marketplace.
35% of sellers use Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA)Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is used by 33% of the top 100 sellers, 29% of the top 1,000 sellers, and 35% of the top 10,000 sellers. Thanks to FBA many of the sellers on Amazon.co.uk marketplace are not based in UK, as it enables international sellers to offer the same two-day shipping guarantee. From the customer point of view seller's business location is irrelevant as long as they are using FBA.
On avg 913 products listed by sellers using FBA vs. 27,645 by those who don'tOn average a seller has 19,785 products listed for sale. Those who use FBA have 913 products listed on average, much less than those who don't use FBA at 27,645 products listed. This is because listing products when not using FBA can be done cheaply, while FBA requires physically sending those items to Amazon. This is further explored in the products listed by Amazon sellers report.
Most sellers sell in Electronics & Photo category22% of the top sellers have their main category as Electronics & Photo. Other popular categories are Toys & Games at 13%, Clothing at 9%, and DIY & Tools at 8%. Top Amazon.co.uk Categories has the full list of top categories.
1,248,030 feedback reviews in a monthAll sellers received a total of 1,248,030 feedback reviews in a month. Top sellers accounted for 80% of that. During the last 12 months on average 1,601,621 feedback reviews were received monthly, thus the current number is below the average, indicating that this is the slower period of the year. We use this change in feedback reviews number to determine trending Amazon.co.uk sellers.
homebargains with 1,731% feedback increase at the top of trending sellers listDuring the last month homebargains increased their feedback received by 1,731% from the month before. They are at the top of the trending sellers list. They are currently ranked 702nd overall. Other trending sellers have also increased their feedback reviews: Popamazing by 1,144%, Gidgets_Gadgets by 1,065%, Humphreys Garden by 515%, Dancing Whale by 494%, and Mega Fancy Dress by 448%.
Amazon.co.uk European marketplaceEuropean marketplaces (UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain) use unified seller accounts allowing to use the same seller account for selling in all marketplaces. While not all European sellers utilize this when selling internationally, most do. Amazon Europe sellers report combines all European marketplaces to analyze the success of cross-border European sellers.
This report was last updated on . All metrics mentioned are calculated by our proprietary technology allowing us to collect data and analyze e-commerce marketplaces.
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