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Dropshipping socks

Why Sell Socks Online?

The sock industry is estimated to be grow to over $11 billion by 2023. Socks are a great product to sell due to their lightweight material, everyday use and unique designs. You can target a wide range of audiences with your sock store. For example, if you have socks with cats on them you can target cat lovers. You can also include socks for flats and hosiery on your store. Eventually, you can expand into shoes and specialize in footwear allowing further revenue growth. Also, socks are often purchased in bulk allowing you to increase your average order value with product bundling.

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Why Dropship Socks Online?

Due to the diversity in styles of socks you should dropship instead of wholesale socks. You’ll be able to include a wider range of products for your store. Also, when you wholesale socks there are sometimes long wait periods to receive your goods. This could pose problems especially if you sell themed socks for holidays such as Christmas. When you dropship socks, you can start selling your products they same day you import them to your store. Also, when you dropship socks, you can test different sub-niches within the sock industry to find your most profitable market.

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Who are the Main Distributors of Socks?

When it comes to socks, Oberlo Supply distributors offer a huge selection to choose from. Socks are a basic everyday use apparel item that are worn by all age groups for a number of reasons. Some of these reasons include to protect the feet from getting blisters, to keep the feet warm in the cold weather, and also to keep feet cool in the hot weather. There are also many different lengths when it comes to socks. The most popular of these types of socks including ankle length socks, quarter length socks, crew length socks, calf length socks, knee-high socks, thigh-high socks and slip on paddings. Socks also come in many different colors and with various patterns. Patterns on socks are not only popular with babies and children, but are also a growing trend among adults. Some of the socks that distributors at Oberlo Supply offer include Christmas socks, socks with cats, striped socks, socks with ribbons, fishnet socks, and so on.

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Who are the Main Manufacturers of Socks?

The main manufacturers of socks are located in China (Mainland). Manufacturers normally offer a large selection of socks to choose from such as anti-bacterial socks, breathable socks, and sweat-absorbent socks. Socks and sock products are most popular in North America, Western Europe, and South America. Manufacturers usually use a circular knitting machine, which gives socks the tubular shape that they have. The materials most commonly used in the manufacturing of socks include cotton, wool, nylon, acrylic fiber, polyester, olefin fiber, and so on. Some other uncommon materials that manufacturers use for socks include silk, bamboo, linen, cashmere, and net.

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Can I use Oberlo Supply Suppliers to Dropship Socks?

Yes. Oberlo Supply is a marketplace where you can find a wide variety of products, including socks from suppliers who provide fully automated order fulfillment services. This marketplace is available only for the Oberlo app users. The great thing about Oberlo Supply suppliers is that they are aware that Oberlo users are dropshipping. This means that they don’t add any promotional material or other invoices to the packages that they are shipping to your customers. It saves you time as you won’t need to go out of your way to inform the suppliers not to add any additional promotional material or invoices. The suppliers at Oberlo Supply are guaranteed in terms of quality. If the supplier does not meet the requirements set out, their products are then removed from the listing. Oberlo automatically selects the cheapest shipping method for you. Since some suppliers offer several shipping methods, you can click on the shipping option and choose your preferred one.

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How does it work?

Oberlo dropshipping is one the easiest ways to start an ecommerce business. It doesn’t require much capital investment. You can even run a profitable business from your couch.


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Suppliers Ship Your Orders

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