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Old 04-09-2011, 12:27 PM
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Just got a question if anyone would know.


If you were selling say mugen Mbx6 T on ebay and it was drop shipped straight from mugen. What price would you imagine paying for them if you are selling them for $450 USD.

I imagine it would be for around the 300 to 350 mark, to make it a feasible business dont you think?
Old 04-12-2011, 02:20 AM
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It depends entirely on how many units you buy.
Old 04-12-2011, 03:18 AM
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new Mugens wholesale much higher then $350.00...beleive it or not, but the typical markup on a machine like a Mugen is about $50.00...and if you wish to compete with some of the larger stores it can be as low as $30.00........ As a business you need to be able to move a very high volume to stay alive with the typical margins we have today........There is very little profit selling kits....
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it would almost seem unworthwhile to sell kits with such low margins; it's not like anyone's selling 500,000 mugen kits at retail! how much volume can there even be? i have no reason to doubt you supertib, sowhere DO retailers make their money? electronics? batteries? tires and wheels? fuel? it must be somewhere....

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