Friday, January 24, 2020

(JNS) Amazon is reportedly aiming to open its operations in Israel ahead of the country’s September 17 elections and Jewish holidays, which fall at the very end of the month.

Were the online retailer not ready by then, it will likely launch in November around the shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, reported Globes.

“The criteria imposed by Amazon U.S. include both the number of suppliers interested in operating on Amazon and their level of readiness according to criteria such as mapping the catalogue and diversity, pricing, uniform images that conform with Amazon’s rigorous requirements, and writing content,” according to Globes. “Another factor is the ability to put a website on the air on the launch date that provides a first-rate user experience in Hebrew, or else to launch a website in English, which will be less effective.”