Holiday E-Commerce Hot Items To Sell: Toys, Electronics, Video Games

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What are the hottest type of items to sell this Holiday 2021, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, Etc. What should you be stocking up on to sell on Ebay, Amazon, Mercari, Craigslist and Offerup? Where are you buying stock from? Which Toys, Electronics and Video Games will sell out fast for the holidays? Any Specific Brand Recommendations that people are going crazy for?
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    If you are selling THIS season - you should be stocked up by now. I think this year what you can sell may depend on what you are able to source. Supply chain problems seem to be real and global.
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    • Profile picture of the author WF- Enzo
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      Even bike components are hard to come by. Prices have unreasonably skyrocketed even as demand started to normalise. For some reason manufacturers simply can't increase production or something.

      Originally Posted by Kay King View Post

      Supply chain problems seem to be real and global.
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  • Profile picture of the author savidge4
    In the Commerce space, the Christmas / Winter holiday "season" technically starts August 15th. As crazy as that sounds... You will see Christmas creeping into major retailors about that time every year.

    I personally purchase / import many of my holiday items starting in March. This year that has been a huge payoff. There are actually a few shipments that I have yet to get but should be arriving in the next week or so.

    Over the past few years I have kind of looked at demand and trends to buy bulk of 1 major item every year. A few years ago it was Drones - before all of the restrictions were put in place. This year it is electric scooters. The ones I got do 21mph and are a serious blast to ride. I imported 4000 of them. I got them in about 2 weeks ago ( and I ordered them in May ) and am on target to have sold 1000 of them by the end of the week.

    At this point to start thinking what you should buy and how to source them is playing catch up, and with the current import craziness, its going to be a struggle I think.

    The retail arbitrage side of me is going to suggest getting your hands on as many Xbox One X's you can get your hands on. I have been trying to get one at regular retail for my son for Christmas since they came out and have yet to succeed. I dont think he will mind much if he doesn't get one, but it is going to be a bit of a let down for me, if I dont.
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    • Profile picture of the author socialentry
      Originally Posted by savidge4 View Post

      The retail arbitrage side of me is going to suggest getting your hands on as many Xbox One X's you can get your hands on. I have been trying to get one at regular retail for my son for Christmas since they came out and have yet to succeed. I dont think he will mind much if he doesn't get one, but it is going to be a bit of a let down for me, if I dont.
      I got myself an RTX card earlier this year.

      I didn't want to go through a scalper or second hand. It was a complete pita tracking one down and I still paid over MSRP.

      IMO, the great GPU shortage of 2020 is gonna last for a while.Anything with a graphics card in it is hot stuff.
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  • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
    With the massive supply shortages already bad and anticipated to get worse, the hot items this year will be practically anything that is in stock and that ships immediately.

    Although he had excellent foresight in ordering well ahead of time, I have a funny feeling that savidge4 is going to find himself sold out far ahead of December.

    I've seen it time and time again this whole year with shortages because demand is far exceeding the numbers that retailers and even manufacturers anticipated - mostly due to other retailers and manufacturers making the same miscalculations and due to extremely slow transport times. We have some manufacturers that are selling 5 times more of their products than any other year simply because all of their competitors are out of stock.
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  • Profile picture of the author peterfal
    Halloween is close, but you should better increase your website awareness, and find a product that people would buy all year. That is a stable income. And I also want to share with you a secret/lifehack every website owner should know: use SEO tools. I guess already everyone understands what I'm talking about, but I'll explain for those who are new to that. SEO is the organic process of improving the rank of a website on Search Engine Result Pages (SERP). When a user enters a search query, search engine crawlers crawl the websites related to the search query and accordingly ranks the websites and presents them in an order on its result pages. One of the tools I currently use is outreach links from Art Of War. They work amazingly and helped me get my website on the first page of google search.
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  • Profile picture of the author Haroon Ballim
    A number of items sell well during this time of Year . Toys and Games are always popular at this time . It is important that you should have secured your stock by now . One might still get stock to be delivered before Xmas , but you would be pushing it very fine .
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  • Profile picture of the author DURABLEOILCOM
    Some very hot items to sell this holiday season will be Iphones 13 and buying Xbox Series X and Playstation 5 consoles to resell will be a huge money maker. I am seeing people get almost 3x times msrp prices.
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    • Profile picture of the author WF- Enzo
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      Ahh yes, PS5 selling at 3x, sometimes even 4x the original price.

      Originally Posted by DURABLEOILCOM View Post

      Some very hot items to sell this holiday season will be Iphones 13 and buying Xbox Series X and Playstation 5 consoles to resell will be a huge money maker. I am seeing people get almost 3x times msrp prices.
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  • Profile picture of the author IM2Pat
    Great thread here. Does anyone know if our national or perhaps global chip shortage shows any signs of improving? Everything from cars to toys to smartphones seems to be impacted and contributing to the global shipping delays. Just curious is any e-commerce entrepreneurs here are seeing any signs of improvement going into Holiday Season?
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    • Profile picture of the author savidge4
      Originally Posted by IM2Pat View Post

      Great thread here. Does anyone know if our national or perhaps global chip shortage shows any signs of improving? Everything from cars to toys to smartphones seems to be impacted and contributing to the global shipping delays. Just curious is any e-commerce entrepreneurs here are seeing any signs of improvement going into Holiday Season?
      Nope... In the case of Ford specifically they are short because Their facility in Japan half burned down... as for the rest of the market??? I would suggest the whole thing is a man made shortage. Where are the greatest percentage of chips made? Who would have an interest in decreasing an American Economy? How exactly does a plant burning 1/2 down in Japan have to do with production around the rest of the world?

      Its NOT going to improve until facilities are moved / relocated to countries with less ambitious political objectives. Unfortunately they will never be coming to the States due to the ridiculous amount of EPA regulation and green this that and the other. 1700 Degree Celsius ( 3092 Degrees Fahrenheit ) furnaces are not so energy friendly.

      To put the production of Silicone into perspective, The furnaces for steel operate at about 1600 C or 2900 F so basically its more fuel efficient to be producing steel. The needs for Aluminum are 660C and 1190F

      I can pretty safely say that not in our lifetimes will we ever see a Solar Panel 100% made in the States. The chip market is not going to be moving here any time soon . We can BUY the products that destroy the environment all day long... we just cant make them here - its such BS.

      I just read a pretty decent white paper the other day that suggests the centralization of greenhouse emissions is probably the #1 cause for global warming at an accelerated rate. meaning Sending all of these activities to China has created an emissions hotspot read this from May ( https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-57018837 ) More emissions than the rest of the world COMBINED... but hey its not happening in my backyard. and BTWI am all for, and USE alternative power... just using the phrase to be ironic.
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  • Profile picture of the author Lily Jems
    Great thread you are asking here About shopping and new consumer deals , we research about all of these online and get some great offer for upcoming holiday like Christmas and new year .
    some gift product like mobile and electronic goods , flowers and new designer T-shirts.
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