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How to Start Reselling on a Budget

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If you’ve thought about getting into reselling, you’ve probably considered the many perks of running your own business. Flexibility, growth opportunities, and the ability to be your own boss are just a few benefits being an online seller can offer. However, there’s often one major obstacle that holds potential resellers back – having the money to fund their business and not knowing how to start a reselling business on a budget.  Fortunately, working with a limited cash flow doesn’t mean […]

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Sourcing Inventory for COVID-19: Top Items to Sell Right Now

Sourcing inventory during COVID-19: Toys & Games

If you’ve had to shift your inventory sourcing strategy in the past few weeks due to COVID-19, you’re not alone. Americans are watching what they spend, leading many to shy away from those “nice-to-have” purchases. However, with people still spending most time at home, what’s deemed “essential” for these customers can go beyond the usual necessities. So, what product categories are resellers sourcing in this unprecedented time of COVID-19? Sourcing Inventory to Meet the COVID-19 Demand We surveyed more than […]

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3 Low (or No) Cost Ways to Source Inventory at Home

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With COVID-19 keeping everyone at home, sourcing inventory for online reselling might be a little trickier. Brick-and-mortar retailers, flea markets, garage sales, and thrift stores are all shutting their doors, making those awesome finds harder to come by. And with 82% of resellers reporting slower sales since the outbreak, you might be working with a limited budget, too.  But, did you know there are ways to source high-quality reselling inventory without leaving home? These methods can save both time and […]

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Sourcing for Spring 2020

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Spring has almost sprung! Time to turn the clocks forward, put away the sweaters and, for resellers, put that spring sourcing plan into action.  From sports memorabilia, to cleaning supplies, and even bathing suits, spring shoppers will be looking for seasonal items before you know it. That means it’s up to you to source these products and meet buyers’ demands before the season hits.  So, how can you figure out which products your customers will be searching for? That’s where […]

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