Back Door Method To Profiting From A Bank IPO

This post is one of those lesser known finance and quirky deals that my friend Personal Finance Digest is great at uncovering. I recently listened to this Planet Money episode starting at 9:25 mark: The fine print sends a Midwestern family on a two-thousand-mile road trip to open dozens of bank accounts. That family understood how the Read More

Amazon Protects Their Whole Foods Market Brands from Retail Arbitrage

In June 2017, Amazon announced their desire to purchase Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. When the Federal Trade Commission approved the deal, days later Amazon announced they would lower prices on many products. It's interesting to read that days after the acquisition that Amazon restricted all sellers of the Whole Foods Market brands like 365 Read More

Scale Your Reselling Business With Space

Trevor posted about the guest speakers for the next ResellingDO and motivated me to post about my efforts of scaling up before the DO. I haven't spoken to any of the guest speakers or what they did to get to where they are now on scale. From the sounds of it, what I've done is Read More

Monetizing Your Supply Chain: Sell Your Waste

Over the last 12 months, the growth in reselling has exceeded my expectations. In fact, I no longer manufacture spend. With all the purchases for reselling, I have been generating massive amounts of waste mostly wood and wood byproducts like cardboard and paper. Over time, I have received and collected a countless number of pallets Read More

Biggest Blow In Retail Arbitrage Banned At Target

Without dancing around the subject too much, I was banned from Target. They were my number one supplier.    In February I had just started and ordered 6 units and spent about $50 to test things out. The orange line is the units ordered and the bar is the $ ordered. In June, there was some things Read More

Pro Tip On Your Next National Car Rental For Primary Insurance And Savings

Chase's Ink credit cards offer primary collision insurance, but many folks forget to tell you that the rental is primary for business purposes.  Decline the rental company’s collision insurance and charge the entire rental cost to your card. Coverage is primary when renting for business purposes and provides reimbursement up to the actual cash value of Read More

Pro Tip: The Best Product In Retail Arbitrage

I recently took a trip and made sure I checked out a few stores to source product for retail arbitrage. While I was out researching, it reminded me to write about how to find the best product to retail arbitrage. It's really simple because if we think at a higher level of how a store Read More

3 Steps To Check Your Selling Application For Fulfillment By Amazon

In the last twelve months, Amazon has been making changes to how sellers sell on the platform. At a high level they started to gate certain categories where you need to submit documentation to sell in that particular category.  If you are expanding your business and are looking to expand into other categories, finding your Read More