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Looking for some guidance selling wholesale on ebay

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by infamousxhazex, Sep 16, 2015.

  1. infamousxhazex

    infamousxhazex Newbie

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    Hope this is the right forum. Im looking at getting into importing from China and selling on ebay to make some income on the side to start paying off student loans. I don't understand what is allowed to be imported into the u.s that will make it through customs with no problems and allowed to be sold on ebay? Every product I have found has a brand connected to it. Is it illegal to sell a china made branded item? I'm not trying to end up with seized packages or being sued for selling products on ebay... I use to sell workout videos made around 10k and would rather move into a legitimate business. Also open to any other ideas on how to make some extra income.
     
  2. eBay Stealth

    eBay Stealth Junior Member

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    My advice to you is find wholesalers from china that have warehouses in the US, that way you don't have to deal with importing items.
     
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  3. infamousxhazex

    infamousxhazex Newbie

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    Not sure where to look besides alibaba. Do you know if selling the items on ebay what's going to get me in trouble and what isnt?
     
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    toml3030 Elite Member

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    The problem with that is those chinese wholesalers are selling on eBay for the same price that they're selling to you.
     
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    toml3030 Elite Member

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    In my experience (I've been direct importing from Asia since the mid 90's), 95% of sellers on Alibaba are just reselling or are arbitraging products from actual producers.
     
  6. itsromanorc

    itsromanorc Regular Member

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    Find some good suppliers and not just one because sometimes your main supplier might be out of stock

    Also find products that are not fragile (glass, ornaments etc). Items that are light are usually good to start with.

    Do some keyword research, see what's been searched the most online and obviously put a few items on a list and start checking on the competition on those keywords.

    Tons you could do but anyways Goodluck
     
  7. goreblaster

    goreblaster Newbie

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    There was a reddit AMA about an ebay seller who built a flourishing business from wholesale products. Google "I run an Ebay and Amazon business that will do over 3M in sales this year".
     
  8. nnahlee

    nnahlee BANNED BANNED

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    Best way is to research and contact directly from source to get the best price. You are gonna have to buy in bulk to get cheaper.
     
  9. weavewin

    weavewin Registered Member

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    please give me PM i have six year for export from china,and i have company and factory here guangzhou.just let me know if you have interesting i will give you details.thanks my skpye kingciss
     
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    Elma DZ Newbie

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    Hello,our company is the seller on amazon and we have warehouse in US,besides,we know many factories in China,if you need some help,PM me,would love to help,thx
     
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