“Here’s the thing, I need this product produced and in Amazon’s warehouse in 30 days.”
Unrealistic expectations have the potential of being an investment killer when producing products from China. Cutting corners and rushing in order to meet these expectations is the single handed fastest way to ensure your order goes bust.
Understanding Two Common Buyer Profiles.
The Surgeon vs. The Gambler
When first looking towards China to handle your manufacturing, most buyers are attracted to one thing and one thing only, cost saving potential. This hope of saving a serious amount of money can often engulf the more important aspects of choosing the most qualified supplier and buying based on the proper quality to price...
Get Over It. It is Time to Give Trading Companies a Chance.
A lot of new customers request us not to source products from trading companies. We are more than happy to abide by customer wishes, but I wanted to create this article to introduce people to the hidden aspects of a trading company that most guides won’t tell you.
Why You Might Want to Think Twice Before Using an Independent Sourcing Agent.
Buyers looking for someone on the ground in China to assist them with sourcing and dealing with factories will often resort to using independent sourcing agents. These sourcing agents can be found through sites like Upwork and Elance, referrals, or by being approached via cold contact through email or social media,...
What is the Ideal Number to Start With When Importing from China?
A common question new importers ask us is, how much is a good amount of capital to invest, when starting out with importing for the first time. This in itself is a very difficult question to answer because it is almost equivalent to asking, “how much should I spend on my first home?”
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