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Does anyone do this?

Discussion in 'Dropshipping & Wholesale Hookups' started by Elegance, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. Elegance

    Elegance Newbie

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    So I was wondering if anyone buys bulk at wholesale sites (since some require a minimum order) and having it sent to your house and then shipping individually to the buyers?
    I'm asking this because there's no other way to dropship when you can't add more than one address and you have to buy in bulk.. I also hate hate HATE Chinese dropshipping sites, cause I bought a mouse from a dropshipper and it stopped working after a day. So, I'm going for 100% quality so I decided to go with a USA wholesale jewelry supply.
    It'll cost me $60 to buy 50 pieces in bulk, but the profit would be $440.~
    I think it's a good idea, but please tell me your thoughts?
     
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  2. agkfal

    agkfal Regular Member

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    As long as the product is real, then your set, I always buy in bulk and ship individually. Take control of your business, don't let someone else's shipping fuck ups mess it up.
     
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  3. Elegance

    Elegance Newbie

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    Exactly! That's why I see the $60 as an investment. :] Thank you for your reply!
     
  4. anatho

    anatho Elite Member

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    you get 50 pcs for $60? Or you mean $60 is the price for one piece when taking 50?
     
  5. Elegance

    Elegance Newbie

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    $60 is the total amount of buying fifty pieces of jewelry from the wholesale site.
     
  6. ajandco

    ajandco Junior Member

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    Oh man I'm trying to do the same thing your doing, but I have a fear that if I wholesale I might end up with a boatload of products that dont sell
     
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    Nookie Monster Senior Member

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    That's always the question in the back of everyone's mind. Do your product research and hope for the best. Or..... Do what I have done. Once a product fizzles out on sales sites just do the flea market thing or yard sale till you get rid of it all. :)
     
  8. ajandco

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    Thats a pretty good idea... but would reduce profits, have you had any experience dropshipping?
     
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    So the price for one piece jewelry is just $1?? What kind of jewelry is that?? Where do you sell it? eBay?
     
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    Are you a retard? You said you want "100% quality" yet you clearly buy replica jewelry. That's like 800% margin, you think you can make that on 100% quality jewelry? Sorry but you sound like a noob and I can guarantee your ebay account will get shut down so fast.
     
  11. Elegance

    Elegance Newbie

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    No. I buy it in bulk, therefore the price goes down on it. It's also fashion jewelry for PIERCINGS. Like belly button rings. 'KAY?

    Also, I'm going to buy a sample just to make sure it's how they say it is.

    Belly button rings are CHEAP, dude. But these are more designed, and I already did my research on how much they go for. I'm not dumb, far from it.
     
  12. mccoy87

    mccoy87 Newbie

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    If they can do dropshipping, I think it's a good deal.
     
  13. projects888

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    I think start with a sample purchase is wise. You can buy more if you think the one you received is good.
     
  14. Emlimper

    Emlimper Registered Member

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    I buy in whole then resell. Its a investment and risk as your putting up your own money at first but I rather be incontrol and have buyers happy with fast shipping rather relying on a 3rd party. Yeah your profit will take a small hit, but building a good name is more inportant.

    Must agree with others. Your idea here seems as though the product will give a customer ganggreen with the prices. 60 dollars is a small risk so I would care if they product don't sell, its a small loss even if you make little to no money through other aves.