Case study

How We Transformed a DTC Skincare Brand's Amazon Success

Introduction

CartKaboom played a crucial role in revitalizing the Amazon presence of a growing Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) skincare brand. This case study narrates how we turned their challenging Amazon journey into a flourishing success story.

Challenges Faced

CartKaboom® comprehensive strategy addressed these challenges effectively
  • Our client, a promising DTC skincare brand, initially thrived through their own channels but encountered significant hurdles when expanding to Amazon
  • Previous Agency's Mismanagement: The brand's previous Amazon agency mishandled their account, leading to inconsistent listings, brand dilution, and poor sales performance.
  • Counterfeit Product Concerns: Unauthorized sellers listed counterfeit products, eroding trust and reputation.
  • Inventory Mismanagement: Balancing inventory levels to meet Amazon's demands without overstocking or stockouts was a logistical challenge.
  • Negative Customer Reviews: Negative feedback flooded Amazon reviews, impacting sales and brand image.

CartKaboom's Approach

Brand Revival
We conducted a thorough audit and revamped product listings, ensuring consistency,accuracy, and engaging content that resonated with the brand’s identity
Counterfeit Product Mitigation

Through Amazon’s Brand Registry, we fortified the brand’s authority and vigilantly tackled counterfeit listings.

Review Rehabilitation

Our team actively engaged with customers, addressing concerns, and improving overall satisfaction and brand image.

Inventory Optimization

We implemented an efficient inventory management system, minimizing stockouts while ensuring product availability.

Competitor Analysis

In the fiercely competitive beauty category on Amazon, we conducted thorough competitor analysis to identify opportunities.

Strategic Advertising Campaigns

CartKaboom launched targeted Pay-Per-Click (PPC) advertising, amplifying product visibility, boosting sales, and enhancing brand presence.

Achievements

Our partnership yielded remarkable results

Amazon Success:

The brand's Amazon sales soared, achieving a 150% increase in revenue within the first year under CartKaboom's management.

Brand Redemption

Counterfeit product concerns were successfully mitigated, restoring trust and credibility.

Positive Customer Feedback

With attentive review management
and strategic advertising, customer sentiment shifted positively,
contributing to higher sales and brand loyalty.

Streamlined Inventory

The optimized system maintained consistent product supply, satisfying customer demand.

Conclusion

Our intervention has not only revitalized the struggling DTC skincare brand's Amazon journey but has also transformed it into a resounding success story. We've demonstrated that by implementing intelligent strategies, making data-driven decisions, and maintaining an unwavering focus on customer satisfaction, even the most challenged brands can thrive.
When you choose CartKaboom as your trusted partner, your brand gains the potential to embark on a journey towards growth and prominence within the fiercely competitive Amazon marketplace. We stand ready to navigate the challenges, celebrate the triumphs, and ensure the enduring success of your brand. Ready to optimize your brand's Amazon presence?

Contact us at CartKaboom today, and let's turn your Amazon brand into a success story!

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Krystel Borg

Krystel possesses a unique expertise in transforming company sales, thanks to her knack for devising strategic blueprints and fostering high-performing teams. Throughout her career, she’s been at the helm of businesses that have burgeoned from mere startups to eight-figure giants. She boasts two notable exits in the CPG sector, with one being the acclaimed Swander Pace Private Equity Group.
Her profound understanding of product-centric ventures spans the entire lifecycle—from conceptualizing brands to overseeing logistics, supply chain management, and devising robust digital marketing initiatives. One of Krystel’s standout accomplishments in sales is her tenure with QVC, where she not only celebrated over 100 on-air appearances but also clinched a nomination for their coveted “Rising Star” award, sharing the limelight with industry titans like Sephora.
With a proven track record of scaling startups to monumental heights—like achieving $1.5M in revenue within a year and subsequently doubling it—and salvaging firms from deficits to enjoy $1.8M profits, Krystel’s prowess is undeniable. She masterfully steered a company to emerge as an unrivaled leader in its sector by multiplying its sales from $4M to $18M in half a decade.
In recent years, Krystel has channeled her vast experience into mentoring, playing pivotal roles as a consultant or board member to embolden fellow entrepreneurs. Her versatility is further accentuated by her engagements across diverse industries

Navin Williams

With 11 years of leadership experience in Business Management, Navin Williams has consistently delivered transformative results. His leadership has championed small businesses on their path to accelerated growth, steered large enterprises towards a surge in efficiency by up to 40%, and provided strategic direction to e-commerce companies navigating the dynamic digital marketplace.
His toolkit of expertise encompasses spearheading organizational transformations, enhancing business agility, and driving process efficiency across a spectrum of domains and frameworks, with a particular emphasis on Lean principles. Understanding the unique challenges and opportunities presented by both brick-and-mortar operations and digital storefronts, Navin is adept at crafting strategies that align with specific business objectives.
His commitment to rigorous reporting ensures transparency and data-driven decision-making, solidifying his reputation as a versatile and results-driven business leader.

Jane Sampson

Jane Sampson boasts over 15 years in the Apparel & Home Fashions sector. Throughout her career, she’s demonstrated a depth of knowledge in areas like Design, Product Development, Global Sourcing, and Market Research. Her business acumen is backed by a proven record in Procurement, Business Planning, and Sales.
Central to Jane’s professional journey is JANEEN HOME LLC. This company, under her leadership, specializes in introducing new textures, designs, and prints for bedding and soft home lines. Her brand’s presence is felt in prominent retailers such as Macy’s, Ross Stores, Hobby Lobby, Bealls, and Belk.
Beyond her corporate achievements, Jane shares her industry insights as an Adjunct Professor at Baylor University. She remains committed to fostering growth and nurturing future talents, ensuring they’re equipped for success in the dynamic world of Apparel & Home Fashions.

Archana Reddy Williams

From the corporate world to the dynamic world of Amazon, Archana’s journey has been nothing short of transformative. As a seasoned management consultant, corporate leader, and a 7-figure Amazon seller, she founded CartKaboom with a vision to demystify the Amazon maze for brands.
What drives Archana? Her passion for ensuring every brand gets a fair shot at success on Amazon. CartKaboom works tirelessly as a partner, acting as a true extension of brands, ensuring they shine in the Amazon marketplace. While she cherishes working with all types of businesses, Archana’s heart holds a special place for family-owned and women-led brands. Drawing from a wealth of firsthand insights and tailored strategies, she’s had the honour of propelling many of these businesses to 7+ figure successes on Amazon.
At the heart of CartKaboom, it’s not just about metrics. Archana delves deep into a brand’s narrative and core values, designing Amazon-focused strategies that amplify their presence. From listing enhancements and keyword optimization to effective advertising campaigns, Archana ensures that brands don’t just survive, but thrive in this ecommerce behemoth. Outside the world of ecommerce, Archana is active in real estate. As an Accredited Real Estate Investor and a CRE General Partner, she oversees diverse commercial real estate ventures, bringing the same dedication and business acumen to this vertical.
At the core of it all, Archana’s faith in God and her family remain her pillars. She resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband and three kids. For relaxation and fun, she enjoys travelling, hiking, and exploring nature, seeing it as a reflection of God’s beauty. She’s also active in local church initiatives, emphasising community growth and unity.