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Start an import business - new products inspired by nature

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,…
Import beauty and personal care products to Australia

How to Import Beauty & Personal Care to Australia

This article tackles on everything you need to know for how to import beauty and personal care products to Australia for selling online, retail or wholesale. There are hundreds of new products that launch to market every year from developing…
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…
Opportunities for new import businesses

Canton Fair Dates and Preparing to Go

Canton Fair Dates – Guangzhou, Southern China Make sure your trip is productive, so you can finalise products and find the best suited suppliersIndustrial products and Electronics (Phase 1) Gifts, home products and consumer goods…
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…
Opportunities for new import businesses

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…
Opportunities for new import businesses

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…
Opportunities for new import businesses

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…
Opportunities for new import businesses

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…
Opportunities for new import businesses

Import licences for importing to Australia

Finding information about import licences for importing to Australia is tough. There is no single place to get information about which imported goods require licences and the rules and regulations are overseen by numerous government agencies.…