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Selling on BHV

Interested in selling via BHV? Then you’ve come to the right place. In the table of contents below you can see (and click on) what we will cover in this article.

Why sell via BHV?

BHV is a popular online marketplace that has been around for quite some time. It has a large customer base and is known for its reliability and trustworthiness. Many sellers have found success on BHV due to its wide reach and the ability to sell a variety of products. BHV has a strong reputation in the e-commerce industry and is a great platform for businesses looking to expand their online presence.

Advantages of selling on BHV via e-tailize

  • Wide range of products available
  • Established brand with loyal customers
  • Convenient online and physical store presence
  • Competitive pricing and promotions
  • Strong marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Professional and efficient customer service

Fully integrate BHV with your systems

Do you want to manage BHV and any other future or current marketplace(s) in one place? At e-tailize you can accommodate the following functionalities:

  • Sell ​​on marketplaces across Europe (over 100 integrations)
  • Centralized order management (automatic & manual)
  • Centralized inventory management
  • Full PIM system specifically designed for marketplaces
  • Easily post products on marketplaces
  • Integration with all kinds of fulfillment software (e.g. MyParcel, Picqer, and more)
  • Connection with the well-known CMS platforms (Shopify, WooCommerce and more)
How do you sell on BHV
Step 1
Register Your Business

Before you can start selling on BHV, you need to have a registered business. This means obtaining all necessary licenses and permits to operate legally.

Step 2
Create an Account on BHV

Once your business is registered, you can create an account on BHV. This will allow you to access the marketplace and start selling your products.

Step 3
Set Up an e-tailize Account

To streamline your selling process, you can create an e-tailize account. This will allow you to manage your inventory and orders across multiple marketplaces, including BHV.

Step 4
Upload Your Products to BHV

Using e-tailize, you can easily upload all of your products to BHV. This will ensure that your inventory is up-to-date and visible to potential customers.

Step 5
Optimize and Monetize Your Listings

To maximize your sales on BHV, you can use e-tailize’s ‘Analyze’ and ‘Advertize’ modules. These tools will help you optimize your listings and target the right audience, ultimately increasing your revenue.

Possible Problems and Challenges

Knowledge | Quite a bit of knowledge is needed to be able to compete well with current sellers on BHV. That’s where an analytical tool like e-tailize can help you. Our dashboard gives you the insights and pointers you need to take on the fight.

Errors | It is important that you as a seller keep your performance score as high as possible. Stable stock synchronization and reliable order forwarding are therefore critical. In addition, you also want to be able to efficiently process a high number of returns. With a tool like e-tailize, you can be sure that there are no (synchronization) errors between your marketplaces, webshop(s), fulfillment parties, and the PIM system.

Scaling | When you have BHV under control, you want to expand the number of channels – and thus your reach. If you import your products into a PIM system, you can also upload the products to other marketplaces in addition to BHV. Even better; immediately your order management and stock synchronization are arranged.

The main selling categories on BHV:

The main categories on le BHV are:

  • Countryside
  • Garden
  • House
  • DIY
  • Fashion
  • Beauty
  • Leisure
The Buy Box
The Buy Box
When several partners offer the same product, one of the partners is featured the Buy Box. That's because this partner has the best offer in terms of price, delivery time and service. Most sales are made through the Buy Box. So it is essential to win this. A common tactic to always win the Buy Box is to set up your own brand with unique EANs. If you are the only provider of a product, you will always win the Buy Box.

Seller Rating
Seller Rating
Your ability to get a high score on the 'service' aspect (named in the Buy Box section) depends entirely on your Seller Rating. Your Seller Rating is determined based on how well you meet the BHV terms of service. Below this block you can find some of the conditions BHV will look at.

The costs & conditions

As a seller on BHV, you will be required to pay certain fees and commissions. BHV charges a commission fee of 5% on the total sale price of each item sold. Additionally, there is a transaction fee of 2.5% on the total sale price, which covers payment processing and other related costs. These fees are deducted from your earnings before you receive your payout. It is important to note that BHV does not charge any listing fees or monthly subscription fees.

Selling conditions on BHV:

  • BHV allows returns within 14 days of delivery, and sellers are responsible for covering the cost of return shipping
  • BHV expects sellers to maintain a delivered on time percentage of at least 95%
  • Sellers are required to respond to customer questions within 24 hours
  • The maximum delivery time for standard shipping is 7 days, and for expedited shipping, it is 3 days
  • BHV prohibits the sale of counterfeit or illegal items, and sellers must comply with all applicable laws and regulations

How to learn to sell on BHV

Here are a few tips that can help you learn how to sell on BHV:

  1. Research BHV’s policies and procedures: Before you start selling on BHV, you need to understand their policies and procedures. Read through their website to learn about their fees, seller requirements, and guidelines for listing products.
  2. Understand your target audience: Knowing your target audience is essential for successful selling on BHV. Research the types of products that sell well on the platform and tailor your listings accordingly.
  3. Optimize your listings: BHV’s search algorithm works based on keywords. Therefore, it’s essential to optimize your listings with relevant keywords to increase visibility.
  4. Set competitive prices: Pricing your products competitively is crucial for attracting buyers. Research the prices of similar products on BHV and set your prices accordingly.
  5. Provide excellent customer service: Providing excellent customer service is essential for building a positive reputation on BHV. Respond to customer inquiries promptly, and resolve any issues or concerns they may have.
  6. Seek feedback and continuously improve: Seek feedback from customers and use it to improve your products and services continually.
  7. Stay up-to-date with BHV’s updates and changes: BHV regularly updates its policies and procedures. Stay informed about these changes to ensure that you’re complying with their guidelines and maximizing your selling potential.


In conclusion, selling on BHV can be a great opportunity for businesses looking to expand their online presence and reach a wider audience. BHV is a well-established and reliable online marketplace with a large customer base and a wide range of product categories. However, to succeed on BHV, sellers need to have a good understanding of the platform’s policies and procedures, optimize their listings, provide excellent customer service, and stay up-to-date with any updates or changes. E-tailize can help sellers streamline their selling process by providing a centralized platform for managing inventory and orders across multiple marketplaces, including BHV. With e-tailize, sellers can also access analytical tools to gain insights and optimize their listings, ultimately increasing their revenue.

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