For every success, there are a dozen failures. Particularly when we’re talking about e-commerce. Having seen first hand exactly how they were able to build a powerful, profitable and successful ecommerce brand, here are three things I’d recommend to everyone who’s looking to get started in ecommerce.
Purchasing from a foreign country is a long process, and sourcing agents are there to guide you through it. They are your right-hand team for everything from product development to supplier prospecting to contract negotiation to quality control.
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Are you left wondering how you’re going to successfully establish (and then manage) a thriving international supply chain throughout 2020?
When did ethics go out of fashion? Retail giants such as Khols, Forever21, Urban Outfitters, Walmart... Cancelling orders of $40 Billion globally for garments already produced.
Although this can be confusing why Nike outsources across so many countries, it's better business for the company.
Starting an ecommerce business now? What are the implications that the virus epidemic will have on manufacturing in China? India? Our own backyard?
Learn some of the basics on importing, from identifying the right manufacturer and how to save on freight.
Find out why is important to understand MOQ's (Minimum Order Quantities) and how to engage manufacturers with the right MOQ's for your business.
If you’ve spent any time on the website at all, then great - you will know exactly what we’re talking about!
Are you launching a new business? Perhaps your established company is preparing to find a new overseas manufacturer?
Are you preparing to find a new manufacturer overseas? Do you have a new business or product line?
Chinese manufacturers have found their position in the market – low cost products. With this, they are making cutting edge and superior items accessible.
When it comes to sourcing products and materials from China, many people look to Alibaba, the world’s largest B2B marketplace.
The next AirPods you buy for your iPhone won’t likely have the label ‘Made in China’ on the packaging. Ever since the trade war began, tariffs on various products like handbags and electronics have risen.
The deal can be regarded as a strategic partnership, considering that the agreement will be beneficial to both countries. Basically, Australian goods or products such as live cattle, grains, beef, steel, and dairy will benefit from the agreement because of the lowering of tariffs.
After tons of research, The New York Times published a very informative report which covered interviews with both former and current executives at Apple.
What about China? For now, China seems to be relaxed, and their response has been limited, except for the import taxes on US imports.
As one of China’s largest trade fairs, the Canton Fair is co-hosted as well by the Ministry of Commerce of China and People’s Government of the Guangdong Province.
FREE Sourcing Cheat Sheet. For years now, China has been providing the cheapest products to source by many manufacturers and retailers outside of its country.
As a new business you have to have a business plan, and budget for any expense you make to make sure your ends meet.