Selecting Product/Supplier (Import)
How to Select a Product to Import
This article helps you learn how to select a product for import.
Where to Source Products and What to do if You Receive Crappy Product Samples
Here I cover where to source a new product and what to do if you receive crappy product samples.
Global Sourcing: 5 Ways to Make Global Sourcing a Success
This article provides tips on how to make the most of global sourcing.
Hiring a Customs Broker: How to Ensure the Importing Process Runs Smoothly
Here’s a look at what a customs broker is, what they do and how to find one.
Importing: How to Find a Supplier for the Product You Want To Import
This article helps you with the process of finding a supplier for the product you want to import.
How to Determine Whether to Redesign Your Product Package for an Overseas Market
This article provides lessons learned on a product launch in Japan and tips on determining whether to redesign your product package for overseas market entry.
Scripting Your Communication to the Manufacturer: Import-Export Business
This article guides you on how to script a communication to find a manufacturer for an import or export product.
Global Trademarks: A Start Up Guide to Global Trademarks
This article addresses what a trademark is, how to select a trademark, how to establish rights to a trademark and where to turn for additional help.
Six Things to Know About Becoming a Licensed Customs Broker
What you need to know to become a licensed customs broker.
Manage & Grow Your Import and Export Business
After you map out your import and export journey, developing sales and distribution is critical. Here we cover finding customers, locating overseas suppliers, determining routes to importing and exporting, shipping logistics, service and product pricing, financing options, booking an order, documentation, customer service, strategic...
What is Parallel Importing?
In this article, I define what parallel importing is, provide an example of parallel importing and touch on the lawfulness of parallel importations.
How to Develop and Price a New Product for the Global Marketplace
This article details what it takes to bring a product to market and price it fairly.