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Category transfer for part of the Baby products

Amazon will transfer some products from the Baby & Maternity category to the Clothing & Accessories category to make it easier for customers to find products on the Amazon site. By this transfer, the category for adding a new product will be changed. The destination of Amazon fulfillment center will also be changed. For listing fees, the referral fee for the Clothing & Accessories category will be applied. In addition, we will introduce the new special referral fee promotion for the Clothing & Accessories category. See below for more information.

Products to be transferred

The products with browse nodes that are subject to transfer will be changed to the Clothing & Accessories category from September 1, 2020. Click here for the browse nodes that will be transferred. Sellers are not required to take any action to change the listing information for products that are already listed in the Manage Inventory. If you want add new products after September 1, 2020, please add the products to the Clothing & Accessories category. If you want to update the listing information for the products by uploading the inventory file, please use the flat file of Clothing & Accessories category.

In the Clothing & Accessories category, the required and recommended attributes are different. For more information, see also the listing guideline of the Clothing & Accessories category. Please be aware that if you update the listing information after September 1, 2020, a listing error will occur due to a lack of required attributes. Please confirm the following actions when listing a new product after September 1, 2020.

When adding a product one by one from Seller Central

Select the Clothing & Accessories category from Manage Inventory > Add a Product.

When uploading products in inventory file template

Download the Clothing & Accessories category flat file from Add Products via Upload > Download an Inventory File.

Note: Until August 31, 2020, the Baby & Maternity flat file will be downloaded even if you select the baby product from the Clothing & Accessories category. If you want to download the Clothing & Accessories category flat file, select something other than "Baby" or download the Clothing & Accessories category flat file template from this help page.

Changes to the destinated fulfillment center

Please be careful when shipping FBA products after September 1, 2020. The destinated fulfillment center for the FBA products of the affected browse nodes will be changed to Amazon Kawagoe (NRT 5) / Amazon Fujiidera (KIX 4). No action is required for products that have already been shipped to the fulfillment center. See this help page to which Amazon fulfillment center your products will be shipped.

Referral fee discount promotion

We will reduce the referral fee from 15% to 8% for the affected product of 1,500 JPY or less.

The promotion period is from September 1, 2020 to February 28, 2022.

This promotion is automatically applied to orders that the shipping notification is sent between 0:00 on September 1, 2020 and 23:59 on February 28, 2022 in Japan Standard Time. Sellers do not have to enroll this promotion.

Please note that due to system problems, the actual time may be earlier or later than the above schedule. When the promotion period ends, the standard referral fee will be applied. As for the listing fees of browse nodes that are subject to transfer, the referral fees (15%) of the Clothing & Accessories category will be applied. This promotion is subject to change or termination at Amazon's discretion.

Total sales price includes the product price, shipping and gift wrapping charges.

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