Sourcing Chinese Manufacturers: A HUGE List of Do's and Don'ts
This post is a comprehensive list of do’s and don’ts when importing from China. Basic guidelines from experience living and working here. While we've written articles, ebooks, guides, and posts about many of these list items, the point of this post is to provide a concise, at-a-glance list of what to do vs. what not to do when...
How to Tell if Your Product will be Profitable: The Importance of Product Validation
All commerce sellers know the scenario: The seemingly endless quest for what to sell on Amazon. Or asking which products sell the best online. This is the step that usually causes new sellers to overthink and drag out the process. In fact, some never get out of this stage. But when you do finally find that...
6 Common Mistakes Americans Make When Sourcing & Importing From China
This infographic will get you on track when importing from China. Ecommerce sellers from the USA who sell on Amazon, Shopify, Ebay, Jet, WalMart or any other channel tend to make the same basic mistakes when they buy direct from China.
Alibaba vs. Global Sources vs. The New Kid on the Block
After its hugely successful IPO in 2014, Alibaba cemented itself as King of the Hill in the Chinese manufacturing & ecommerce field. Without a doubt, every company or individual that sources, imports, and sells private label products from China on any ecommerce platform knows the name Alibaba. In fact, Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba is...
Verifying Potential Suppliers in China: Resources to Gather Information When Importing from China
What is a China AIC and How Can it Help you Verify Suppliers when Importing from China? When verifying Chinese suppliers, we will explain what a China AIC is and why they’re important for anyone who does business in China.
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