Dropshipping with DHgate/AliExpress: The Essential Keys to Success

February 15, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

In this guest post we are going to discuss the key factors in achieving success in Dropshipping, utilizing China Wholesale platforms such as Alibaba, Aliexpress.com and DHgate.com 1. Make sure you sample the products yourself before you start dropshipping. Next, you need to work out a deal prior to purchasing goods. The wholesale discount for 50 …

DHgate Review Pt II: Evaluating Sellers

February 15, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

1. The transaction score is a good place to start. More transaction score means more sales by this seller, so they must be doing something right. Although, don’t write off the new seller just yet. 2. Whilst it is very important to check the seller score and feedback, as it represents the general business and service …

Review: Who is DHGate & How can I Buy at Wholesale Safely?

February 15, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

If you sell on eBay, Amazon, Etsy or other online Business to Consumer (B2C) websites then you have probably heard of Alibaba and Aliexpress which is where many online sellers purchase direct from China to then on-sell in their own country. DHGate is like both of those rolled into one, you can buy in single …

China Product Shipments: 4 Reasons for Delays

February 15, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

You found a Chinese supplier at a trade show, and the company looks good and professional. You placed an order, sent the payment and now wait to receive the products. However, even after a couple of months when your stock and inventory are running low, the products are not delivered. I often receive emails from …

3 China Product Sourcing Traps to Avoid

February 15, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

China industrial sourcing has its many challenges. Most of them are a result of the Chinese business environment and the fast pace of the country. But some problems are self-inflicted by buyers and are not related to suppliers. The three main traps I have seen buyers fall into are: Buyer improvises a project and launches …

China Sourcing: 4 Steps to Success

February 15, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

Sourcing from China is a daunting task, especially for small businesses and first-timers who might not have the means and global resources to establish full-scale overseas operations the way big businesses do. That’s where other sourcing tools come into play. Here is a step-by-step guide that can help businesses like yours get an idea about …

Niche Industry Specific China Trade Shows & Fairs for 2016

February 9, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

A table of the key niche, industry specific China Trade Shows & Fairs for 2016, from March through to December 2016. Featuring venue, dates (TBC) and contact info. Date Show Name Overview March 09 – 11, 2016 10th China Guangzhou International Billiards Exhibition Import and Export Fair Complex Organizer: Guangdong Grandeur International Exhibition Group E-mail …

2016 China Trade Fairs: The Top 10 that You Should Not Miss

February 9, 2016,   has blogged 29  posts

It’s 2016 and soon the Trade Fair season will begin, if you are new to bulk wholesale sourcing from China, or seeking to meet manufacturers in China to produce your products, then this list is for you. CECF – Canton Fair cantonfair.org.cn all types of consumer goods Chinese Export Commodities Fair, also called Canton Fair, is …