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Selling on the online marketplace

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Selling on the online marketplace

Getting started on

Amazon is the world's largest online market place, operating in multiple markets worldwide.

If you are an Amazon UK seller, there are 2 options for setting up on

You can create your own seller listing central in and sell to Canadian buyers. You can also use your UK company information to set up a sellers' account, so there is no need to be a Canadian registered company.

The second option is for sellers who are also on (the US based site) who wish to enter the Canadian market, to set up a North America United Account (NAUA). This type of account allows you to list items in the US, Canada and Mexico.

Markets is a business-to-consumer (B2C) market place, selling to customers in Canada.


You can sell on Amazon if your business is in one or more of the following sectors:

  • Textiles
  • Apparel
  • Technology
  • Food and drink
  • Sports
  • Electronics
  • Health and beauty
  • Children's items
  • A place to buy everything

Subscriptions and fees

As a seller on you will be required to pay a monthly subscription of 29.99 CAD.

Contact us

Get in touch with our trade advisers who can help you sell on international online marketplaces.


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