S2E4 // Sourcing + Curating Products

"Really, sourcing materials or retail goods just requires some good research skills."
- Emily Thompson

When you’re a product-based business, one of the biggest hurdles is sourcing materials and managing stock and inventory. In today’s Making a Business episode, we’re digging into what you need to consider when searching for a source for your raw materials, curating a shop and selling other makers’ goods, and ordering and maintaining stock as a business owner.

“Really, sourcing materials or retail goods just requires some good research skills.” -Emily Thompson

TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Deep Google searches to source materials
  • What goes into sourcing materials for a candle
  • Carrying other maker's goods in your shop and curating a shop
  • Dealing with wholesale as a product-based business owner
  • Ordering and maintaining stock as a product-based business owner

RESOURCES DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE

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