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Adventures in Importing – Part 2

If you read Part 1 ( you would see my excitement for locating, importing, and selling products sourced overseas.

It’s harder than I expected. Amazon does a great job monitoring your sales and letting you know when you are spending too much money warehousing products with them. The emails they send can be interpreted as a helpful notice of changes to make or a constant reminder of you buying too many lunch totes. I was glass half full and after many months letting me know I was overstocked with them by many hundreds of percent I put in an order to have them send back most of my remaining inventory.

I did leave a few in case a parent was in a pinch and needed a lunch tote in a pinch. I learned that it does make sense to do more of the basic target market research before ordering product.

PS – Does anyone want a hundred lunch totes?


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