I am in the process of developing a craft kit using my template designs with a collection of various craft tools and project ideas. I had originally planned to outsource the manufacturing overseas but it seems that there may be a problem exporting paint into the US...looking into this.
I would love to keep the manufacturing here in the US for various reasons. I have been looking into several sources for the different components of the kit. My thought is to purchase in bulk from different companies and handle the assembly and fullfillment end of it.
Now, my question is pretty basic - is this a dumb idea? I know I will be charged shipping on all items in the kit which will add to the costs, but the container freight shipping cost and customs fees on overseas cargo can certainly be pricey. I need help weighing the pros and cons of doing business this way. I`m looking for more opinions, ideas and suggestions!!
Kids` Craft Blast
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