In today’s episode, “The Sourcing Lady” Edie Tolchin of EGT Global Trading and Don Debelak of One Stop Invention Shop, discuss their new book: “Sourcing Smarts: Keeping It Simple & Safe with China Sourcing & Manufacturing.
This 2nd edition includes vital information on the new Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) that EVERY Inventor needs to know!
Tune in to hear Edie discuss how this act impacts inventors and the in’s & out’s of China manufacturing & importing, while Don shares with our listeners the importance of Marketing Assessments and taking the correct steps in the right order on the invention journey.
Don Debelak has been working with new products & inventions for over 25 years and is the author of 13 inventor/small business books, four of which are the best-known invention books of the last 15 years. Don was the author of Entrepreneur Magazines Bright Idea column on inventions for over seven years. Don has spent his career marketing products for new & small businesses, writing numerous business plans for raising money, both from investors & banks. Don also runs a Catalog Marketing Program at selltocatalogs.com, helping inventors & new product entrepreneurs launch their product sales in catalogs.
Edie’s EGT Global Trading specializes in offshore manufacturing services for inventions of textiles and sewn-items, bags, baby and fashion accessories, unique arts & crafts items, and household inventions. Edie is published regularly in Inventors Digest.