What You MUST Know About Sourcing Products in China – AMPM PODCAST EP168
Take a Trip to Yiwu for More Experience with Suppliers and Better Results for Sourcing Products in China
Want to source better products from better Chinese suppliers? Taking a trip to China and meeting with a supplier is a great start to sourcing products in China, but knowing where to look with the help of a professional sourcing agent can be your ticket to finding what you want among the many manufacturers and trade shows. Besides just finding the best products, understanding the culture of Chinese business can also help you to forge better working relationships with suppliers. Once you are on excellent working terms, you suppliers can learn your preferences and requirements to deliver better products.
In episode 168 of the AMPM Podcast, host Manny Coats speaks with 7-figure seller Elena Saris about the benefits of sourcing products in China and emphasizing what you want to Chinese suppliers and getting to know their culture to produce great products.
In this episode, Elena shares great insights about sourcing product in China, including the following:
- 00:41 Introduction to Elena Saris
01:52 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Sourcing from China
- 04:30 Making Sure Chinese Suppliers Understand Your Product’s Function
- 08:20 How Much Money Should You Invest to Start Your Private Label Business?
- 11:53 Learning to Navigate the Yiwu Market and Finding What You Want
15:51 How to Use an Agent to Source Your Products and Materials at Yiwu
- 19:53 The Importance of Going to Trade Shows to Source Materials
- 21:29 How Product Failure Can Make Your Product Better
- 23:53 Communication to Chinese Suppliers Why Products Must Be a Certain Way dd
- 29:54 The Importance of Building the Right Team
- 33:26 Product Hunting Trips to China with Elena
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