3 Tips to Ship from China After the Canton Fair

We’ve just returned from our semi-annual trip to the Canton Fair with this year’s brave group of Private Label University students.  It’s at the Fair that we find the latest crop of gadgets and goodies we can make into our own Private Label products. That’s the fun...

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3 Holiday Selling Musts if You Don’t Use FBA

Q4 is the busiest time of year, and it can also be the most lucrative...if you play your cards right.  If you have good Private Label products, and your listings are optimized, your Amazon store has amazing profit potential during the holiday season.  (If you’re a new...

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Amazon and Walmart: at it again?

Last week, Walmart took another gargantuan step towards challenging Amazon’s ever-growing grip on the e-commerce world. In an attempt to create a better deal for customers, Walmart discontinued Shipping Pass, which gave free three-day shipping for an annual fee of...

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Breaking News: Chaos & Turmoil in the Global Freight Scene?

Have you heard of South Korean’s Hanjin Shipping Company? Maybe you’ve seen their containers being transported cross-country on a freight train or piled high in a port. Operating approximately 60 regular lines world-wide, with over 140 container shipping vessels,...

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Is “Free Shipping” really FREE?

Let’s cut right to it: No. “Free Shipping!” is an attractive offer to most of us, but unfortunately, shipping is never free. If anything, free shipping is getting more expensive every year. The history of free shipping. In the early days of online retailing, many...

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