Volume 1,

#4: Modern Cat Designs – A High-End Cat Furniture Business

July 22, 2012

In this episode, we go behind the scenes of an eCommerce business that sells high-end cat furniture. Dan Andrews join us from Vietnam for a quick interview about Modern Cat Designs. Modern Cat Designs provides upscale and functional cat furniture that fits into the stylish modern home.

Topics Discussed:

  • Why should you sell expensive products?
  • Dan’s B2B vs B2C eCommerce experiences
  • Tips for manufacturing in the US vs China
  • Challenges of holding inventory, cash flows, and new product creation
  • Efficient ways to find good CAD designers
  • How to decide between in-house fulfillment and 3rd party providers
  • Why you should adopt a partnership mentality with your supplier
  • The 80/20 of negotiating with suppliers in China

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Episode Length: 22:25

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