Lesson Learned III


Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket! Finding a right supplier might be the hardest thing for a start up business but when you think you found one, don’t waste all of your energy and time in only one! Find at least two even three similar suppliers that you trust.  When one can’t … Continue reading

Dealing with Chinese Suppliers Part II


After dinner and bath time, while my 3 year old watches YoGaba Gaba, and my 1.5 years old go to sleep.  I have 1 hour to catch the Chinese Suppliers (if they are willing to talk to me on the chat ) before they take their lunch.   Meanwhile,  it is like the race between … Continue reading

Every day is closer to the mission – Dealing with Chinese suppliers Part I


So my everyday waking up getting kids ready in 45 minutes so I can be on time for work became an adventure towards my mission.  Besides heavy work projects and deadlines, I started composing endless emails to the suppliers all over the world.  First I needed to outline my request for samples.  Questions to ask: … Continue reading