Backpack + customizable rubber patches but I expected to face a minimum order quantity when finding a supplier. That’s why I changed my idea again. The new plan was to use a color spray to customize each rubber patch. If my color-spray idea works, backpacks by hand, something like Casey Netstat does with his suitcases. That said, in the comments of the above YouTube video I found some kind of business validation: Screenshot showing a YouTube comment There seems to be
at least some demand. Hand-painted customized backpacks with rubber patches. Sound good to me. Simple to start, and after successful validation (aka making sales), I could easily improve by offering more rubber patch versions until I’m able Telemarketing list to actually offer customizable backpacks alá NikeID. So far, so good. Now it was time to find a supplier who can help me build my business. PRODUCT SOURCING Finding a good and reliable supplier is crucial for any ecommerce business.
The first website I visited was, obviously, Alibaba.com. There’s no other website with that many suppliers. Personally, I’ve had good and bad experiences with suppliers from Alibaba in the past. As the majority of my experiences were good, I wasn’t afraid to look for suppliers on it, even though some voices on the web are brutal when talking about Alibaba. I simply looked up some terms like backpack, tactical backpack, military backpack, functional backpack, etc. Screenshot showing four bags