Amazon Category Requirements:
Each Sellers must meet the minimum Amazon Seller Performance metrics as stated below, otherwise they will be  rejected immediately.
Seller must be registered for the Amazon Professional Seller Plan.
Seller must have a pre-fulfill cancel rate less than 2.5%.
Seller must have a order defect rate less than 1%.
Seller must have a late shipment rate less than 4%.
In late November, 2016 Amazon began requesting additional approval in order to sell Dietary Supplements and Topical products on the US marketplace. In addition to the approval process they began requesting a "non-refundable fee". Many sellers welcomed this while others were livid at the request of a "pay to play" scenario from Amazon. Amazon since has relaxed the subcategory seller fees although with Amazon this may change at any time once again.
As of April, 2017, Amazon introduced many additional "subcategory" restrictions while opening up the ever popular "Health and Personal Care" category to all sellers. Thereafter, Amazon did the same for the Beauty Products category in May, 2017. We look for the Grocery and Gourmet Foods to follow this route soon as we head into the new year.
The subcategories Amazon now requires additional approval to sell in include:
Audio Visual Kids & Baby Furniture
Baby Activity Gear Learning Toys
(now merged with "Toys")
Baby Car Seats Lighting
Baby Diapering Medical Devices
Baby Feeding Mobility Aids
Baby Food & Formula OTC Medication
Baby Strollers & Carriers Outdoor & Sports Toys
(now merged with "Toys")
Baby Topical Personal Safety & Households
Batteries & Chargers Pet Care
Candles & Aromatherapy Pet Food
Computer Components Pet Habitat & Supplies
Contraceptives Power Tools
Dietary Supplements Radio Controlled Toys
(now merged with "Toys")
Fans Refrigerator Water Filters
Feminine Hygiene Sports Nutrition
Gardening & Watering Topical
Hair Care & Beauty Appliances Toy Building Block
(now merged with "Toys")
Home Environmental Electronics Toys
Infant Toys
(now merged with "Toys")
Wireless Accessories
AMZ Ungating has began assisting Amazon sellers with ungating these newly found subcategories while finding new ones each and every month. If you are interested in these "high demand" ungating services we ask that you submit to our waiting list if the service is not available. We will contact you as soon as there is an availability. Please know all subcategory services are on a first come, first serve basis.
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