Recently, many customers email us to help source fidget spinner suppliers. I have to say it is one of the hottest products in the world now.
By searching on Google trend, we can see it becomes a hot topic since this year, and still keep going up. America and UK are the two most popular countries, and now spreading to Australia, Canada, and Europe, seems like every one wants a fidget spinner for the best gift.
In this article, we will give a complete introduction of how to import fidget spinner from China, and also offer you several solutions when you got problems in importing fidget spinner from China in our another blog: Importing fidget spinner from china: Problems you should know.
1.Is it Too Late to Start Fidget Spinner Business?
Last month, a customer from Germany want us to help him source balancing scooter, because he found that this product are so popular in US and UK. However, he is worried about is it too late to start this business now.
Time and region trends in Google trend（2017）
Recently, we talked to several shipping companies worked with, and checked customs figures of our province, then found out most fidget spinners are exported to US and UK since the first of 2017. But during the past two months, the quantity exported to other countries keeps growing.
For importers from America and UK, it’s really a little late to start this business now,.You will find lots of competitors around there. And the price fidget spinner from $120 reduced into $1 each . Many of the best-sellers at Amazon cost $5 or less and are shipped for free, including this Spintech model selling for only$2.10. For importers from America and UK,you should choose especial types of fidget spinners.But for importers from other countries, it will be still a good choice. Few competitors, plenty of potential customers, so it’s really worth trying.
2.Choose the Right Types of Fidget Spinner
Here are some of the types of spinners out there for those who are new to the fidget spinner world. There are more cool variants being introduced every day. I am adding to this list only the ones that are available to be purchased before. Some of these spinners sold out fast. Special types of fidget spinner will be more popular and high profit.More newest types please check our another blog.
3.How to Find Good Fidget Spinner Suppliers in China?
Spare parts are easy to buy on Internet
Fidget spinner, there are thousands suppliers selling it on Alibaba, Global sources, Aliexpress, Amazon and it will be a tough work to find the right one.
If you want to import this product in quantity, Aliexpress and Amazon will be not good choice here. Because most suppliers there are doing retail and tiny wholesale business. B2B platform like Alibaba or searching on google will be the best way, but you should be more patient and careful. You can check another article about how to find good supplier in Alibaba .
Another thing is to make sure where the supplier is located in China. Fidget spinners are mainly produced in Chenghai and Dongwan.Those sold in Shenzhen and Yiwu.So suppliers from these four cities are most possible to be factories.
You can check another article about How to Source Products and Good Suppliers from Alibaba.
4.How to Ship fidget spinner?
Now the easiest and safest way of shipping fidget spinners is by air freight companies and international express (such as FedEx, DHL, and UPS) .But big quantity of Metal fidget spinner with high price freight..
So far ,the big quantity and normal way of shipping fidget spinner is by sea. But your total volume should not be too small, at least 1000, around 1 CBM. If your quantity is really too small, you can ship them together with your other products. The sea freight is only 10% of the air freight fee.
One of my client have imported 1 containers of fidget spinner from china to America in April .The container still in the sea but the fidget spinner price already reduced more than 200%.Therefore,I suggest air transportation to be your first choice.