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Why Are Pilot Runs So Important When Launching New Products? [Podcast]

Pilot runs aren’t just a ‘good idea,’ they’re a must when manufacturing new products as you are about to find out… Renaud and Adrian from the team explore an important part of the new product launch process: pilot runs. In this … Continue reading

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Toy Safety Tips: The Right Mindset for Inventors & Designers

Let’s get into a list of toy safety tips that will help you get into the right mindset to build safety into your toys from the start of the process and avoid anything as drastic as a safety recall. Inventors … Continue reading

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The 4 Key Stages Of The Toy Development Process

Creating for Kids is perhaps the most rewarding and fun sector to design for, so if you are about to take the plunge in this arena then welcome, strap yourself in and enjoy the ride! In this post, we’ll be … Continue reading

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Incubator Or Accelerator? What Should A Hardware Startup Choose?

Hardware startups often ask us: ‘Incubator or accelerator? What’s our best choice?’  The answer depends largely on where you’re at with your product idea, how mature your business/company is, and what kind of investment you are looking for.

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Importing from China? Use this product specifications template.

Many importers don't organise their product specifications and dealings with suppliers at all well Some importers send information about the product they expect through many different channels: Email threads Skype, WeChat, or QQ conversations In the form of samples or validations of … Continue reading
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Producing Private Label Products From Existing Products In China: 3 Supplier Options

So you’re an importer with a product idea for a fairly common product that can be branded with your logo. What are your options to produce private label products in China?

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Developing New Products? Which Suppliers Are The Right Fit For You?

If you’re developing new products and need to find a manufacturer in China or Vietnam to produce your great idea, what are your options?

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3 Product Design Approaches And Their Pros & Cons For Made-In-China Products

Before sourcing your Chinese supplier, let’s find out what kind of inventor you are (as each has different product design approaches that have different benefits) and also consider 6 product design tips in order to get better results.

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The 7 Most Common New Product Launch Pitfalls in China

Western companies increasingly work with Chinese manufacturers on product development for their new product launch. In most cases, things don’t turn out the way customers want. I thought I’d highlight the 7 most common new product launch pitfalls I have … Continue reading

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Sofeast’s R&D team compared to other ways to handle prototyping & product development

If you're developing and manufacturing a new product this table will show you your options and some of their key pros and cons. Should you wish to work with our team to help you develop and produce your products in … Continue reading
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