Remember Nairobi Paul’s business idea of importing Kenyan handicrafts to the USA? He (and you) could get started by talking to someone successfully importing from the developing world, like Kristen Evans.
Evans is importing crafts from Bolivia, like the angel pictured to the right. She’s succeeding in spite of increasing political difficulties and the constant battles of daily life of her suppliers. She’s also found another business sourcing from Bolivia to cooperate with.
Learn more from the article in the Arlington Connection, or from the Salvatierra Imports site.
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I’m trying to luanch an import business but don’t know how to start. Can anyone help with suggestion or tell me the process I may take.
Becky McCray says
Good for you, Flavia! To help you get started, read our Startup Resources article. It will help you decide what to do first and where to find some help to guide you through the process. Good luck!