Oberlo versus SaleHoo

SaleHoo is not a wholesaler itself but is a New Zealand-based directory of approximately 8,000 different wholesalers, manufacturers, liquidators, and drop-shippers. These suppliers are listed from countries all over the world, with most of them are in Australia, China, Canada, USA, the UK, and of course, New Zealand itself.

Salehoo’s staff screen suppliers before adding them to the Salehoo database, which helps to prevent scam suppliers getting in.

There are over 8,000 suppliers and more than 1.6 million products listed in the Salehoo database. From the total number of wholesalers, there are about 1.6 million products for sale at wholesale prices.

The categories you can browse are;Adult Products, Business & Industrial, Clothing & Fashion ,Food and Beverages, Shoes and Fashion, Video Gaming ,Antiques & Collectables, Cameras & photo, Computers & Software, Health & Beauty, Sporting Goods & Entertainment, Baby Gear, Car & Auto Parts, Consumer Electronics, Home & Garden, Toys & Games, Books & Magazines, Cell Phones & PDA’s, DVD’s & Movies, Jewelry & Watches, Travel & Outdoors

With a store running and high-profit items on sale, it’s now time to give thought to how you will grow your business and attract buyers. How you will negotiate with suppliers for the lowest prices and increase your profit margins. To assist you with that, SaleHoo gives you access to 50 free training lessons where you learn how to generate traffic to your store. You also learn how to start importing products at extra low prices so as to increase your profit margins.

Product Import in Salehoo

A membership to SaleHoo grants you access to their directory where you can find well over 1.6 million resalable items. Sorting through suppliers is super simple and advanced search filters can find suppliers offering the items you want to sell. With suppliers located throughout the world, it doesn’t matter whether you live in the USA, the UK, Canada, Australia or elsewhere. You will definitely find suppliers operating in your part of the globe.

You can import products from a third party application using a CSV file.

Begin by logging in into your admin area, then click on Settings->store settings. Once the page loads click on import/ export. When importing and exporting products from eBay and TradeMe, select the import option from the droplist Select Format.

You can also export or import data from other application using a custom CSV option. To do this, you only need to make sure the columns are in the correct position.