We've all fallen prey to this, and it is the worst when you have to disappoint at least one client. Having experienced this a few times, it was a wake-up call to implement a better system. If you double book inventory items you hurt your reputation, lose money, and waste time. Avoid this preventable resource
Buying new isn't always the answer, but sometimes purchasing pre-owned can be more trouble than it's worth. Read on for some helpful tips on how to side step those items that create more headache than cashflow.
The Condition of the Item
Although price will be important when buying a used item for your inventory, what
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It's so gratifying when you find a good piece you like at an amazing price, but the condition is well, sort of, meh. However, you see potential. Make sure when you improve it you don't ruin it, otherwise it is an exercise in futility.
Ask Yourself: Do I Have The Required
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Wouldn’t it be nice if purchasing inventory were an exact science? Do you dream of a world where everything in your warehouse is constantly rotated out and your current supply always meets demand?
While a foolproof secret formula does not exist, there are best practices that can help you