Amazon Launches AI-Powered Product Listings in Europe

Joseph Adebayo

Amazon is rolling out its generative AI-powered product listing technology to European markets. This new AI feature automatically generates product descriptions, titles, and details, and it’s now available to sellers in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.K.

What’s Happening & Why This Matters

This means that sellers in certain European countries can use AI to create product descriptions, titles, and missing details, streamlining the process of listing their products. The feature comes after Amazon initially revealed its plans to bring generative AI technology to sellers nine months ago, with the first launch in the U.S. The recent rollout in Europe follows Amazon’s launch in the U.K. earlier this month.

The company emphasized that more than 30,000 of its sellers are currently taking advantage of these AI-enabled listing tools. Amazon claims that these tools help sellers list goods more quickly by allowing them to input relevant keywords that describe their products and then generate a listing with the click of a button. This new feature provides sellers with the foundation for creating a new listing or enriching existing ones simply by uploading a product photo.

After generating a product title, bullet point, and description, sellers can review and edit the details as needed to ensure accuracy. Amazon acknowledges the potential for errors with large language models and recommends that sellers thoroughly review their listings before publishing them. The company has also promised continuous improvements to its generative AI tools, aiming to make them more effective and easier for sellers to use.

Additionally, earlier this year, Amazon introduced a tool that allows sellers to generate product listings by posting a URL to their existing website. While it is currently limited to the U.S., it remains unclear whether Amazon will extend this functionality to other markets, including Europe.

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The World’s Largest Retailers. Credit: Statista


The use of AI in European markets raises concerns about regulation, particularly regarding data privacy and algorithmic risks. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Digital Services Act (DSA) present potential challenges for implementing AI in Europe. In the past, Amazon has faced regulatory issues over data privacy and its treatment of third-party sellers’ data, leading to lawsuits and regulatory action. With its AI models trained on diverse sources of information, Amazon’s use of data in the development of its generative AI technology raises questions about data privacy and transparency.

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Amazon FBA (2024) Trends and Predictions. Credit: Seller Assistant Blog

TF Summary: What’s Next

The rollout of Amazon’s generative AI-powered product listing tools in European markets reflects the company’s commitment to streamlining the process for sellers and enhancing the online shopping experience. As AI technology continues to evolve, Amazon will likely face ongoing regulatory scrutiny and challenges related to data privacy and transparency in how it uses data to train its AI models. The future development of these AI tools and their impact on sellers and consumers will remain a focal point of interest.

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By Joseph Adebayo “TF UX”
Joseph Adebayo is the user experience maestro. With a degree in Graphic Design and certification in User Experience, he has worked as a UX designer in various tech firms. Joseph's expertise lies in evaluating products not just for their technical prowess but for their usability, design, and consumer appeal. He believes that technology should be accessible, intuitive, and aesthetically pleasing.
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