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How to Prevent Price Increases When Importing form China

What to Import? Online Markets Moving

What to Import? New Products Ideas - Assess Online MarketsMore variety of imported products are now being purchased online, so there are increasingly opportunities for new product sectors that are currently bought walk in retail Early…
Opportunities for new import businesses

Import Opportunities for New Online Stores in Australia

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Opportunities for Import Export Businesses Over 60% of Australian online sales are made from Australian online stores. So what are the major retailers really arguing about and more importantly, where is the opportunity for a new import business? Forrester…
How to Prevent Price Increases When Importing form China

Sell Imported Products Online – note Apple users

  Focus your Import Export Business on Mac Users It has been revealed (Roy Morgan Research) that a much higher percentage of Apples device users (Mac, iPad and iPhone) buy online than PC users, and spend more online. What does this mean…
Parallel importing is a sugar rush

Top Five Tips for Parallel Importing to Australia

Parallel Importing to Australia Parallel imports, also known as 'grey imports' are a great way to secure low cost branded products, outside of traditional sales channels. But there are a few risks to be conscious of, we advise out customers…
Import in volume

How to Import Furniture to Australia from China

The first step to import furniture to Australia is to check clearances, costs and markets. Here are the next 3 critical elements for a profitable furniture import:Quality - materials and craftsmanship Supply and storage - 'just in time'…
Buy China

Buy China Products - Payment for Samples

Buying China Products - Payment for Samples When buying online from China using a trade website, do not pay via non-traceable methods such as bank transfer. Insist on paying via a traceable method such as PayPal so you have some recourse if…
How to Prevent Price Increases When Importing form China

Online Businesses not fulfilling Export Capability

The 2012 Sensis e-Business report was released recently and showed areas of opportunity for import businesses looking to export product   Importers Selling Online Here are the key finds we found:Online businesses in Australia sell the…
How to Prevent Price Increases When Importing form China

How to Start an Import Business - Structure?

As a rule of thumb, many importers choose to establish a Pty Ltd registered company, as sole trader and partnership structures do not offer enough legal protection for the owner(s). New Australian Consumer Laws place the onus of responsibility…
How to Prevent Price Increases When Importing form China

Doing Business in China – Last Minute Price Increase

There is nothing more frustrating when doing business in China than the last minute price increase, or change in product specifications. It does happen more regularly when importing direct from China, even after you have signed a contract, sometimes…
How to Prevent Price Increases When Importing form China

Import Export Business – Foreign Exchange Risk

For import export businesses, the strong Aussie dollar provides significant bargaining power when buying from China. The US dollar is the preferred currency for manufacturers in China and you will notice Chinese online suppliers quote in US…