Amazon.ca Marketplace in Canada

Amazon.ca is Canada's biggest ecommerce website. It offers Amazon Prime since 2013. However many Canadian customers also shop on Amazon USA, while a lot of sellers from there sell on Amazon Canada too. Amazon.ca launched the third-party marketplace in 2003, significantly expanding product selection. It has remained to be the strongest player in Canada, with eBay Canada in second.

Amazon marketplace launched in Canada in November, 2003.

19,275 new sellers this year

So far this year 19,275 sellers joined the Amazon.ca marketplace. This equals to 173 new sellers every day. During the last month alone 6,967 new sellers joined. This is more than on other months this year.

98,511 sellers have products listed for sale

There are 98,511 sellers with products listed for sale. Although not all of them will have sales, as many are not price competitive. That's why only 26,474 sellers received a feedback review in a month. However during past 12 months 68,766 sellers received at least one feedback review. These three figures combined illustrate the size of the active sellers pool of the marketplace.

54% of sellers use Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA)

Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is used by 54% of the top sellers. Thanks to FBA many of the sellers on Amazon.ca marketplace are not based in Canada, as it enables international sellers to offer the same two-day shipping guarantee.

On average 8 products listed by sellers using FBA

On average a seller has 49 products listed for sale. Those who use FBA have 8 products listed on average, less than those who don't use FBA at 40 products listed. This is because listing FBA products requires physically sending items to Amazon. This is further explored in the products listed by Amazon sellers report.

Most sellers sell in Electronics category

28% of the top sellers have their main category as Electronics. Other popular categories are Home & Kitchen, Clothing & Accessories, and Sports & Outdoors. Top Amazon.ca Categories has the full list of top categories.

258,543 feedback reviews in a month

All sellers received a total of 258,543 feedback reviews in a month. Top sellers accounted for 89% of that. During the last 12 months on average 294,824 feedback reviews were received monthly, thus the current number is below the average, indicating that this is the slower period of the year.

This report was updated on . All metrics mentioned are calculated by our technology platform allowing us to collect data and analyze e-commerce marketplaces.


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