Dec 6 2020
How To Design and Manufacture Your Own Products
Creating your own product is a big goal for many ecommerce and dropshipping merchants but where and how do you begin to speak with manufacturers to ensure that you are creating a quality product that will sell. On this episode of Start Yours, Aleisha is joined by Kian Golzari, who is one of the world’s leading product development and sourcing experts. Kian has personally sourced over 2,500 products for global brands such as Bed, Bath & Beyond, Tesco, Argos, Aldi, and the list goes on.
The relationships Kian built while living in China led him to manufacture products for Proctor & Gamble, Visa, Panasonic, United Nations, Google, and far too many others to list. He was also awarded the 2012 Olympic Games contract to design, produce, and supply official merchandise.
Kian shares his best tips for good supplier communication, ensuring you are purchasing a quality product that your customers will love and how to properly vet suppliers on Alibaba to ensure that you are welcoming true experts in your field to work with your business.