Buying from Alibaba has become easy and convenient if it all works as expected. This guide covers some pitfalls and tips so you can be successful with your China sourcing.

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If you’re familiar with e-commerce in the slightest, you’ve heard of Alibaba. This Chinese company is one of the world’s largest e-commerce platforms, connecting millions of buyers and sellers worldwide and dealing in almost every product conceivable. And if you’re in the process of setting up an online business or scaling up, there is a high chance you’ll look to source your…


Product sourcing for Amazon sellers is key to get a profitable business up and running. Here are 7 quick and smart tips for sourcing reliable products from China

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E-commerce sales are slated to pick up in the coming years and by 2023 they are anticipated to hit $6.54 trillion, according to Statista. This means that currently the time is prime for you to source reliable products from China to sell on Amazon.

If you are unsure of what your strategy should be to find reliable products in China, here are seven smart…


How to source products from china — This quick guide covers the basics for you to get started and be successful with your China sourcing efforts

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China is an attractive marketplace for Amazon sellers who are looking to establish a profitable business. Once known as the ‘world factory,’ China can now produce high quality and high value goods. Before you start your google search on the best suppliers in China, you need to have a sound China sourcing strategy. …


China supply chain can be tricky to manage but also add huge value to your business when you get it right. Here are 5 tips on how to maintain a healthy China supply chain

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Why make China your sourcing hub?

The present-day business world is defined by globalization trends that require cross-cultural and cross-border interactions between countries. With the rise of technology and implementation of trade-friendly policies, businesses are now entering global markets with new products or profitable supply chain networks. …


This is a good read for sourcing products from China to sell.

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China, the World’s Factory

If you were to randomly ask companies in the US or Europe where they source their supplies from, a majority will likely to say China. Pose the same question to Amazon sellers, and they will cite China as their manufacturing hub. Some may have a ‘China plus 1’ plan, but their supply chain is pretty much unimaginable without the world’s largest manufacturer.

Low manufacturing costs, a strong business ecosystem, flexible suppliers, manufacturing expertise and efficient workers are strong points that…


China sourcing can be great when done riight. However, buyers who source products from China many times face disappointment. Here is what you need to look out for to avoid dissapointment.

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China sourcing can be great

Ever come out of a movie theatre disappointed, wondering why you wasted two hours of your life? It is common for people to be taken in by slickly-produced trailers only to find that the movie did not match the expectations it generated.

Many buyers who source products from China sometimes face similar disappointment. They find that the factory has promised them…


China sourcing agent fees explained. Get a better grasp on cost and what fee structures can you expect. Also, some tips on what works well and what to look out for.

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Made in China. Sourced from China

Go East! That’s the magical rule entrepreneurs have sworn by since China became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001 — an event that transformed it from a minor player in global manufacturing into the “world’s factory”. Today, China is the world’s second largest economy after the United States, with a GDP (gross domestic product, or the monetary…


Injection molding is a great manufacturing process. This is a guide for buyers so finding the right factory in China is faster and more efficient.

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Plastic injection molding, as you might already know, is a quick and efficient way of mass-producing plastic products such as food containers, furniture, retail packaging for beauty products, and toys. It is very likely that any common plastic object you come across is a product of this manufacturing process. …


Injection molding successfully in China is certainly doable but does require attention. Here are some top tips for finding the right manufacturer. A factory in China that works for you.

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Plastic injection molding is a technique by which hot molten plastic is injected into a customized metal mold. The plastic is then cooled, causing it to solidify and take the shape of the mold. The process is used to make a wide variety of everyday plastic products such as packaging, fasteners, tools, car components, toys, and medical equipment.

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Injection molding in China does take effort to set up correctly. When done right, it can add huge value to your business. Here are some top tips on setting up injection molding manufacturing in China.

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World War II is a dark period in history. But did you know that the great conflict that split the world into two opposing sides was also a time of opportunity, development, and progress for an emerging plastic industry? With aluminum, copper, steel, and other metals becoming precious commodity allocated solely for military use, plastics came into…

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