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I built a total of 2 profiles on eBay and 1 on Mercari (I got banned several times), selling replica designer sourced from dhgate.com (China).

Most of my replicas looked exactly like the real thing, or the difference was very hard to tell.

I would get a Gucci belt, for say $20 and flip it for $200.

This wasn't sustainable, as my listings were taken down before I was permanently banned from selling on Mercari.

I know I want to sell products on eBay and Mercari. But am having trouble finding products, especially at wholesale price.

Any ideas? I was thinking even software can help.

Many thanks.
 

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Become a maffia boss for the street sellers of a civilizationally collapsing city (some like to call them liberal) like ie Barcelona. You already have a foot on the doorstep with your knowledge about counterfeit items, so why not.

Fills CENTS very well, you can scale up to some hundred street sellers, entry is high because you can get killed anytime and you need an initial capital to hire busybodies and bribe police, you have control over your area and you don't have to spend your own time too much. Maybe not the newest thing on the block, but it is vintage and a comeback of the good old days.
 

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I built a total of 2 profiles on eBay and 1 on Mercari (I got banned several times), selling replica designer sourced from dhgate.com (China).

Most of my replicas looked exactly like the real thing, or the difference was very hard to tell.

I would get a Gucci belt, for say $20 and flip it for $200.

This wasn't sustainable, as my listings were taken down before I was permanently banned from selling on Mercari.

I know I want to sell products on eBay and Mercari. But am having trouble finding products, especially at wholesale price.

Any ideas? I was thinking even software can help.

Many thanks.
Hi,
You came to a very good entrepreur forum.
the very first thing you do is telling the entrepreneurs, that your business is cheating entrepreneurs.
wow. Very clever.
 

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It's free market. However, don't put yourself in risk. That is violating CONTROL. After all it's your life and what can I say. Do whatever you want but don't get in trouble. Looks like you are waiting for life to throw some bricks at you though.

EDIT: I'm completely neutral about you. Maybe try doing something good business simultaneously. You'll feel good.
 

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Instead of selling replica on Ebay.

Could you get away with selling a $1 ebook that tells people how to get really high grade replica and save 90% of the authentic stuff.

And in your $1 ebook you funnel people to your website.
 

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I built a total of 2 profiles on eBay and 1 on Mercari (I got banned several times), selling replica designer sourced from dhgate.com (China).

Most of my replicas looked exactly like the real thing, or the difference was very hard to tell.

I would get a Gucci belt, for say $20 and flip it for $200.

This wasn't sustainable, as my listings were taken down before I was permanently banned from selling on Mercari.

I know I want to sell products on eBay and Mercari. But am having trouble finding products, especially at wholesale price.

Any ideas? I was thinking even software can help.

Many thanks.
If you are not producing a product, you are a middle man. How do middle men make money?
- Provide value to the seller; and/or
- Provide value to the buyer

We can't do your thinking for you. You are literally asking us "how can i buy low and sell high, any ideas?"
 

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Instead of selling replica on Ebay.
Could you get away with selling a $1 ebook that tells people how to get really high grade replica and save 90% of the authentic stuff.

And in your $1 ebook you funnel people to your website.
This works. If it didn’t work, you wouldn’t have upsells in most books.
I’m yet to find a book like MJ’s books that don’t have any course upsells.

Problem is, in the beginning this process is slow.
My guess is that the average guy selling replicas only wants to sell his stuff and make money, not establish a brand for replicas.

Things get more complicated when you sell them as legit products.


He says they’re very hard to distinguish from the original.

People that know the products know they’re replicas.
Most people that buy replicas never had the original.
 

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Yes, I am just joined, so what? Anyone who just joins the forum will have their first post, right?
Yeah sure, but most don't join just to sell someone something. If you can help, why don't you just discuss it here in the open like the rest of us do? Whatcha got new guy? Advice? Products? Marketing skills? Software?
 

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Yeah sure, but most don't join just to sell someone something. If you can help, why don't you just discuss it here in the open like the rest of us do? Whatcha got new guy? Advice? Products? Marketing skills? Software?
If you're a mod you will see I have read many threads in the forum, but I only replied to this thread because I think I can help the guy with a legal method and make both of us earn some money, I don't think I break any rules.

What I can help with is I'm in China right now, it's 14:55 in there, while foreigners are hard to go to China now. So I can help in many ways. I think that is enough.
 

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Hi,
You came to a very good entrepreur forum.
the very first thing you do is telling the entrepreneurs, that your business is cheating entrepreneurs.
wow. Very clever.
This. x2
 

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Become a maffia boss for the street sellers of a civilizationally collapsing city (some like to call them liberal) like ie Barcelona. You already have a foot on the doorstep with your knowledge about counterfeit items, so why not.

Fills CENTS very well, you can scale up to some hundred street sellers, entry is high because you can get killed anytime and you need an initial capital to hire busybodies and bribe police, you have control over your area and you don't have to spend your own time too much. Maybe not the newest thing on the block, but it is vintage and a comeback of the good old days.
Maybe the New Alcapone of 2021. lol
 

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If you're a mod you will see I have read many threads in the forum, but I only replied to this thread because I think I can help the guy with a legal method and make both of us earn some money, I don't think I break any rules.
Post an intro, update your profile, provide value. :)
Look forward to hearing what you are doing!
 

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