People have buying clothes and DVDs online for more than a decade now. However, there are many people who are wondering whether customers are prepared to buy large, bulky items over the Internet. So, they want to know whether it is a good idea to sell furniture online.
The furniture market in the US is growing every year. The situation is similar around the globe. Part of this huge market was left unorganized for many years and people that were participating in this unorganized part have decided to use the Internet in order to improve their business results. As a result of that, some serious branded furniture players have made a decision to start online ventures on popular online marketplaces. One of the most popular marketplaces found online is Amazon.
Nowadays, thanks to the wide selection of pieces of furniture found online and many low-cost or free shipping solutions, people all over the USA have accepted the fact that shopping furniture online is a convenient and reliable way of making their homes more functional and more attractive.
This was a basic introduction to the current situation of the furniture market on the Internet. But, how can one start a furniture business online? Our suggestion is to try Amazon, as the world’s largest online marketplace.
Starting any kind of business, including FURNITURE BUSINESS, on this online marketplace is not a difficult thing. There are actually four basic requirements to sign up for their seller’s program. First of all, you will need to share your contact details (phone number, postal address, full name and email address). Next, you should have and share the Permanent account number (PAN) for business. The third requirement is to share your ID/GTS number. Finally, you must provide your Bank Account Details. This is a necessary step because Amazon needs a bank account number where they can send your payment.
Of course, these four requirements are just the beginning of the process of establishing your spot for selling furniture on Amazon. Next, you must prove that you have a facility where you keep your furniture and you must find a way to ship the furniture on your own. In addition, you must offer installation on spot. In the end, you must prove that you can arrange returns of damaged goods.