After an exhaustive search, you have found the golden product you want to sell: Easy to ship, small, durable and has a decent profit margin. You would think the hard work is done, but in fact, it is just beginning.
It was only about a month ago in September that certain provinces and cities in China experienced power rationing, and the effects have rippled across the Internet. A variety of locations, threads and sites are discussing the issue, and, like most things, the problem has generated its fair share of rumors and falsehoods.
There is no doubt the role of a sourcing agent or company is more and more important in the global trade community. Many do not know much about the sourcing agent outside of a name and their role in finding products. Sourcing Nova is going to address all of the information you need about sourcing agents in the following post. This way when you are ready to source products from China for your new business, you will be well prepared for the experience.
If you have ever purchased any goods from China on B2B sites such as Alibaba, then you must have seen the term MOQ. You may know what MOQ is, but you may not have thought about what determines MOQ? Why do Chinese suppliers need to set this MOQ? As an overseas buyer, what does MOQ mean for your business as you buy products from China?
If you are new to the world of e-commerce and sourcing from China, you have likely seen the acronyms OEM, ODM and OBM used with frequency. It is important that you form a basic understanding of each of these as you continue to build your business.
Anyone who spends time in a kitchen will know the one thing you need is a good quality sharp knife for almost everything you do. One of the things many know about a quality knife is that it is an investment in a tool that is necessary to do a job and do it well. Get a proper knife of quality, and you will have something that your great grandchildren can enjoy.
Every good chef or home cook knows the absolute value of a quality kitchen knife. Knives make for a solid niche sales opportunity with a superb market demand. It is does not take much effort to find knives on Amazon or any number of self-designed e-commerce websites.
You have made up your mind. That idea or concept in the back of your mind that has stewed there for some time is ready to come out and become reality. If you are serious about turning that concept into a marketable product, you need to know how to find a manufacturer for that purpose. It makes sense; you do not have the tools, shop and understanding to make the idea into a product.
Restaurant chefs, home cooks and general people all use knives on a regular basis, and over time, they grow to understand the necessity of a quality knife. They want a knife with an exceptionally sharp blade, quality steel and most importantly, a reasonable, affordable price.
There was a time where meeting all three was an impossible utopia, existing only in the mind. However, there is a region in China that produces quality knives and scissors.
Selling products on Amazon is one thing. You have to get your products to your customers, and this means packaging and shipping.
What are you your options for Amazon packaging? Does Amazon offer tracking for your packages? What are the specific rules for Amazon packaging?
We plan on covering all this and much more for you in this blog. Keep reading to learn how to make Amazon and your customers happy with proper Amazon package design.