About Vendor Express

With Amazon Vendor Express, you can start selling your products to Amazon and expose them to hundreds of millions of customers worldwide. Amazon buys products directly from you and handles shipping costs, merchandising, customer service, and customer returns.

Vendor Express requires that you own the intellectual property rights for the products you sell to Amazon. If you do not own these rights, your products may still be eligible for other Amazon programs, as long as your products do not violate any third party’s intellectual property rights. Learn more about selling on Amazon.

The benefits of becoming a vendor on Vendor Express include:

  • No annual charge to join or participate in the program.
  • Products appear to customers as Sold by Amazon.
  • Free shipping from your warehouse to Amazon or directly to Amazon customers.
  • Product storage and order handling.
  • A direct fulfillment option so that you can ship directly to Amazon customers with prepaid shipping.
  • Products are eligible for Prime and free shipping to customers over a standard order threshold.
  • Access to Amazon Marketing Services and selling enhancements.

We'll sometimes request a minimum sample of free units of your product so that we can evaluate the demand from our customers before placing an initial purchase order. After your product sells, we may start issuing purchase orders. We request a limited number of samples as an investment in the program. We understand that your products cost money, so we want you to know we are using them to build your Amazon product detail page and evaluate customer demand. For more information about sample orders, go to About Sample Orders.

For more information on signing up for Vendor Express, go to Create an Account.

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