Nick Cunningham, Owner at China 2 West, recently had an interview to discuss the difficulties of product sourcing. The interview is dealing with challenges including product research, selecting the right manufacturer, and maintaining quality control. To read the full interview click here.
Before we’ll share the 15 Takeaway Tips from Nick Cunningham we want to take a quick look at one of the many inspiring stories of successful product sourcing.
In 2014 an idea about an inflatable air lounge was born. From the very beginning until the final launch, it took the team around one and a half years. Around 50 % of that time the team was busy with testing and prototyping their product with their suppliers for optimization. Currently, Kaisr covered more than 10.000% of its required investment with more than 12.000 pre-orders before the production has even started.
It’s a time and nerve consuming process until you have the finished end product in your hands. So do research, look for people with experience and maybe find an agency to help you saving valuable time and money, finding the right supplier and avoiding unnecessary pitfalls.
China 2 West has many years of experience with product sourcing and here are our 15 tips to help you succeed.
15 Expert Takeway Tips for Product Sourcing