Who They Are and What Do They Want?
You may probably not know that along with restricted products on Amazon, there are also a huge number of restricted brands that you should stay away from. Therefore, before choosing products to sell on Amazon, you should consider whether these products are restricted on Amazon or not. And this Brandomania sequel is exactly about that!
How Are You Going to Pay for All This?
It is a general rule of thumb that one of the most bothersome things that could happen to any Amazon seller is getting hit with an IP suspension. Therefore, you should understand clearly that by selling restricted brands, you are playing with fire because you can easily get suspended because of an Intellectual Property Violation. Therefore, you have to put all your efforts in order to avoid any these issues within your business. But first of all, let’s try to understand the reason why the brands can restrict the sale of their products on Amazon.
For Reasons of Security
Why would a brand not want to be sold Amazon when it’s clearly the biggest online platform on planet Earth? Believe us, there are tons of reasons why the brands prefer to keep their products away from Amazon. First of all, it helps the brand protect the buyers from getting fake products. It’s by no accident that the biggest part of restricted brands on Amazon are luxury brands who care about their reputation. Another reason is that most of the manufacturers do not want their products to be sold elsewhere except their brand’s stores. If the brand specializes on selling health or baby products, the probability that it will not allow others to sell its products on Amazon is high. By their logic, it is better to stop others from selling several products than causing displeasure for customers.
However, Amazon, in its turn, can restrict the brand for selling on its platform. In most cases, it is done when the brand does not meet Amazon’s safety requirements.
Each of us can easily find a list of Amazon-restricted products. However, there is no official information you could refer to. We have conducted a thorough investigation in order to come up with a list of the restricted brands on Amazon. Among the most popular brands which restrict their products from being sold on Amazon are:
- Armani Exchange Watches
- Dolce & Gabbana
- Giorgio Armani
- Google Chromecast
- Jo Malone
- Louis Vuitton
- MAC Cosmetics
- Marc by Marc Jacobs
- Michael Kors
- Tommy Hilfiger
- Victoria’s Secret
This is only the short list of restricted products on Amazon. Trust us! There’s more where that comes from.
Exactly for this reason, we at Got Suspended Clients strictly recommend that you contact Amazon and verify whether the brand that you are going to work with is restricted or not. Then you can reach out to the brand and ask their permission to become their distributor. After this is done, you can calmly add these products to your listings. Keep in mind that by selling restricted products on Amazon, you can get suspended at any time, since it would strictly be considered an Intellectual Property Violation. This is going an elephant in the room that you can’t ignore, but can control by letting us at Got Suspended? help you out! Give us a call if you’re even suspended, and we’re sure we can help you out with your reinstatement!