Sourcing Nova has always had an idea to write about the best Chinese products to sell on Amazon. Several tools, like Jungle Scout, can help new sellers with product analysis, but this particular article is different. Our sources are much more reliable.
Your business is not a single direction going from you to the customer. If anything, you are in the center of a line between your supplier and your customer. This means your relationship with the supplier needs to be as good as the relationship you have with your customer. After all, the supplier has its own perception of you as their customer.
Today’s global market is considerably different than it was even as early as a decade ago. We are now in a new, unheralded period – the VUCA era. The Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity period. This means a global market looking for products that have changed direction from previous product design. Now, the ideas of variety, smaller batches and deep customization are de rigeur. This means a business owner has a much more detailed job ahead of them from meeting the needs of its customer base, maintaining competitive enterprise, market adaptation on the fly and the ever changing flexible supply chain of products coming in with regularity. This is not a choice. It is absolutely necessary if the business is going to survive and thrive.
The Chinese New Year, or Chinese Spring Festival, in the United States is often nothing more than a blip on the radar. For some Americans, the holiday comes and goes without them even noticing. For the Asian people, it is a very important time of the year. For the non-Asian getting their products from China, it is important to understand why this is so important. The Chinese New Year affects your supply chain at the very source.
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. You do not know how to find manufacturers.
Selling on Amazon is a powerful way to create a stream of passive income. Think about it: If you are interested in breaking into buying and selling, there is no better place than Amazon to get started with a new business. However, you do need to know how to find products to sell on Amazon. Sourcing Nova has prepared this piece for you to do that very thing.
The product requirements document, PRD, goes by a few names including product specification sheet and product data sheet.
Regardless of the name, the spec sheet is absolutely necessary for your Chinese manufacturer. Without one, they will not be able to make your products to your customer’s satisfaction.
Learning how to buy from 1688.com is quite fun and simple, and it is – provided you are Chinese or fluent in Chinese. If not, it will be a challenge. There are not many tutorials or experiences from people using 1688.com to be found. Sourcing Nova has created this comprehensive guide specifically for international buyers interested in learning more about 1688.com, its products and the benefits found from using the site. Let’s get started!
Quantity discount is an important concept when making a high volume purchase on products from China. This guide breaks down the quantity discount, why suppliers have quantity discounts and how to calculate quantity discount for the most cost-effective way to purchase products.
Have you ever had a bad experience with a business? A poor meal or customer service that really made you angry and never want to return?
This can happen with sourcing products from China. The difference is you will not know any products were bad or poor quality until well after the order placed, paid and shipped to you. Returning the products will cost you and your business dearly.