We are in MAY – trade show season is almost over and I am not on a cross border bus as I record today – though I am crossing into Hong Kong tomorrow for a day or 2.
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And now this week’s show is going to be quite a special one – we have Greg Mercer, CEO of JungleScout giving us some tips on finding the right product to sell on Amazon, with a special focus on Chinese suppliers. There are a few good blog posts we reference, and you can get the notes and links on today’s episode by going on over to Globalfromasia.com/episode124 He drops great value on this show and holds nothing back – so without further ado, let’s get in!
Topics Covered in this Episode
What is private label (or white label)?
Reselling on Amazon
Approaching brand owners and distributors in USA
What’s the difference in finding demand and creating demand on the Amazon ecosystem
What factors and how to know when it’s too tough to enter that market
Getting product ideas simply by searching Amazon’s main pages
What is a price you should be look for? How important is it?
Product Selection + Product Size, Weight
What’s the ideal size of your product
Quantity to Start w/ From China
What is an MOQ that is reasonable, and how many should you buy from the Chinese factory?
Getting your products to your customers, trends of fulfillment and third party logistics
How to “Sift through” the thousands of suppliers on these B2B factory directories
How to order a sample direct from the factory. How long to give it, how many to order, how many suppliers to order samples from
Trade Show & Smart Phones
Enhancing your China trade show experience with Junglescout and mobile apps and the internet.
People / Companies / Resources Mentioned in this Episode
Episode Length: 36:13
Thanks Greg for coming on and sharing! Hope to catch up with you when I get to Barcelona in June – will be in town for the DC BCN, the Dynamite Circle european conference for about a week.
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