Florida Governor intends to advance trade with South America via Chilean trade mission

May 23, 2013

Florida Governor Rick Scott has led several trade missions to South America since assuming his position in January, 2011. In addition to missions in Canada, Israel, Spain and the United Kingdom, Gov. Scott has also successfully led missions to assess opportunities in Panama, Colombia and Brazil. It seems only natural, then, that Gov. Scott embarked …

Import-Export Tip: The Quickest Way to Upload Photos from Your Sourcing Visits

April 1, 2013

If you’re in the product sourcing business, you probably take a lot of pictures. These days most importers are using their smartphones to snap quick pictures during trade shows, conventions, competitor site visits, factory audits, and shipment inspections.  Smartphones make it super easy to take as many pictures as you want, but how do you …

How to Import Jewelry

March 21, 2013

So you noticed that jewelry may be your ticket to a profitable importing endeavor? This quick how-to piece will show you how to get your foot in the door and build your business. Many Americans love the look and feel of diamonds or any type of jewelry that’s shiny and elegant. Jewelry has been around …

How to Import Textiles

February 18, 2013

So you want to start importing textiles? This is a great business to get into since there are many products available, ranging from clothing to wearing apparel and even yarns and fabrics. These can translate into lucrative additions to your current apparel, or can even be used to start a new business. This quick how-to …

Your Sexy Nurse Costume Comes From China

October 30, 2012

With Halloween right around the corner, we take a look at the 60 million pounds of ‘Halloween’ products imported into the US this season.