Before you start sourcing products from China, it’s a good idea to be clear about what you are trying to achieve. Pre-research on the company or the product sources must be made. Thorough research on the companies ensures what actually you are going to get in the future.
From garment products to furniture items, the Chinese market is literally limitless when it comes to source products. And this overwhelming presence of different sorts of items sometimes makes it really challenging for business owners to decide which product to source. In this blog, we are going to discuss thoroughly the Chinese wholesale items that are popular among American business owners for import purposes.
Here are the recommended ways to find, then shortlist great suppliers:
- Check business licenses
- Ask for references
- Get a sample
- Conduct factory audits
- Background checks
- Visit the company or factory in person
- Ask for the turnaround time and payment terms
Plan your import objectives–
Before you start sourcing products from China, it’s a good idea to be clear about what you are trying to achieve. You might be looking at China to find a cheaper source of supplies, or to import products that aren’t yet available in your home market. At the same time importing should fit in with your overall business strategy. Products such as electrical machinery, toys, sports equipment, footwear, electronic gadgets and clothes can boost up your venture.
Contact the Chinese product company directly
Due to long distance, it is not possible for the entrepreneurs or the small business start-up companies, to get enough knowledge about the importing company. The option of choosing someone with the responsibility to contact the Chinese product company directly and to give the details about the same to the entrepreneur is expensive and almost impossible to rely on. In that case, online help can be taken to get a proper idea about the company and the client reviews can make it very clear about the genuineness or the authenticity of the company.
Pre research on the company or the product sources
Entrepreneurs start their business without researching the companies and other details thoroughly. This creates a problem after the business is started. There can be lots of disparity between the actual scenario and the promised services or the quality of the products obtained. To avoid this, pre-research on the company or the product sources must be made. Thorough research on the companies ensures what actually you are going to get in the future.
Creating your list is the next important step to selling your products online. Putting the name of the item on top of the listing page and using proper useful keywords to describe the item is important. The keywords added to describe your list will definitely add to easy access of the product. Also choosing the condition matching your item is your responsibility. After you choose the condition, include the photos for better visibility. This also creates credibility among the users.
Some big shot online retail sites provide space for extra descriptions of the item. Fill in that box so that you can highlight the USP of your products again to gain more visibility. As an added advantage, incorporate some charity aspects to the sell of your products, this ensures you get optimal visibility for your product and are capable of selling it at the best price.