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Trouble with Your Overseas Manufacturer When Importing?

Trouble with Your Overseas Manufacturer - Have you Considered This?

Lets face it - even the highly seasoned importers have trouble with their overseas manufacturers. We might be communicating in the same language  but sometimes it feels like we are a world apart. Well, we work with manufacturers in China, Australia…
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New Product Ideas for Your Import Business - Think Nature

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There are some clear ‘does’ and don’ts’ when looking for new inspiration for your new import project or when starting an import business. First of all, we always advise – don’t start on Alibaba.com. Use it to find suppliers for sure,…

Essential Checklist When Importing From China

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This blog is cut from one of our online learning modules, so we are giving you free access to learn a few things about you next order. So access our full learning program, scroll down. The process of testing your products is also a good gauge…
Alibaba Review - How to us B2B Supplier Directories

Top Five Issues - Review of Alibaba.com

Based on our experience using Alibaba.com and other B2B supplier directories to import product from China, and working with Chinese factories to import lots of different types of products, we have reviewed the top five issues we encounter and…
Sampling and Product Development for Importing

New Product Development and Sampling when Importing

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The sampling stage of new product development can be an exciting part of the import business. Ordering product samples and doing all kinds of tests to assess their suitability. However it can also be the most frustrating and unrewarding part…
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How to Start a Clothing Label

With the right tools and know-how, you can learn how to start a clothing and fashion label. Learn to make your prototype first piece, then take it offshore to import and launch. Our team has helped many labels import and launch, and advised…
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Clothing to Fit – Importing and Selling Clothing

Online Shopping for Clothing - Revolution in Measuring Sizing Online shopping for clothing is about to grow even more. Target has announced an in store trial of a 3D body scanner that will measure in less than 60 seconds up to 200,000 points…
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50 Shades of Overseas Suppliers

Overseas suppliers can be an enigma, hard to read, moody, demanding and tough to communicate with.  Importantly, they often hold a little more power in the business relationship than you might realise. It is not a one sided “I am the buyer,…
surf clothing labels imported

Surf Retail – New Clothing Label Opportunities

Kelly Slater is one of a number of surfers supporting a new type of surf stores – that won’t stock big surf clothing brands, but will stock new and emerging clothing labels. Read the full article here at the Australian Newspaper The trend…
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New Import Product Opportunities – Free Trade Agreements (FTA)

Many FTA (Free Trade Agreements) have been signed lately – Japan, Malaysia, Korea and China. An army of international trade lawyers dedicate months, even years hammering out reductions in barriers and tariffs with their counterparts overseas. This…