Question by LaPalma: How do you start an online business selling items that are outside the US without buying them first?
i see a lot of online business based in the US selling goods from overseas. I cant imagine that these people actually buy tons of stock and hope to sell it..? im just wondering how this works.
Answer by Ed Fox
So you honestly think that when someone places an order with a US company for imported goods, the goods magically appear in a matter of hours for them to ship to their customer? Of course they keep stocks. That is what warehouses are for. When a company refuses your order saying the item is out of stock, that means they have temporarily run out of stock and are waiting for more
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