Novatech Wholesale - feedback needed

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shonuff832
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4 Dec 14 12:50:28 am
Does anyone have any feedback on novatech wholesale. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

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Hello Markeith,

This is one of our listed and approved suppliers on our wholesale directory.

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I'm sure some of our members can also enlighten you on this supplier. :)

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I am the owner of Novatech Wholesale and I assure you that our customers are our top priority. If you have any questions, or if there is anything we can do to help you get started please let us know. We are here to answer any and all of your questions to the best of our ability. We have been in the wholesale/retail business online and offline for about 15 years so we have a lot of experience and advice that we hope will make your experience with us a complete success.

If you have any questions please use the following link to contact us, and someone will reply quickly.

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creynolds14
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13 Jan 15 04:02:41 am
prices look way to high to resell online

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novatechwholesale
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13 Jan 15 08:02:20 pm
I can understand your concern about pricing, but let me point out a few things. There is not a wholesale company out there that will be the cheapest on all their products. Some of the products will be the cheapest and some will be higher than the competitors. We have 3 different types of products.

1. Brand New of the latest and greatest model. (these products will bring eyes to your site, but do not have much of a profit margin)
2. Class A Manufacturer Refurbished. (these are factory refurbished, include a warranty, and look like new, these have a really nice profit margin)
3. Brand New Liquidated items. (these are brand new, but they may be the model from a year or years ago, they don't have a lot of competition on eBay, Amazon etc and they have a great profit margin)

Only one company in the world can be the cheapest on any given product, but they will eventually sell out, or people will not want to buy from them for one reason or another. Price is definitely a big player in sales, but its not the only player.

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13 Jan 15 08:39:07 pm
Do you have any dropshipping fee or-minimums?

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novatechwholesale
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13 Jan 15 08:41:59 pm
We do not charge drop ship fees on orders over $100, and a $4 drop ship fee on orders under $100. As your volume increases there is also an option to decrease the fee.

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13 Jan 15 08:54:12 pm
I find it hard to believe anyone is buying from novatech and making money selling on ebay or anywhere. IF anything people are buying from novatech for their own personal use.

I just looked at 10 items and everyone of them is cheaper on ebay. They had a brand new item listed for cheaper then a refurbished item of yours.
Then you charge $ to dropship

I looked at a cell phone case for $14.03 and shipping is $17.10 plus a 4 dropship fee which puts the price well over $30

What do i find on ebay for $19.95 free shipping the same exact item

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13 Jan 15 09:03:30 pm
Look what else i find on ebay when search for an item
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Your on there competing with your own customers.

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13 Jan 15 09:07:26 pm
Shipping charges are coming directly from UPS depending on package size, weight, zip code being shipped, there may be a rural surcharge and/or a residential delivery fee being added by UPS to the zip code you are trying to ship to.10 items is not very many products out of the 30k+ we carry.We had packages ship yesterday for $6 and some change.

We also have products with free shipping, and products with $9.99 flat rate shipping. The 9.99 flat rate shipping is exactly that, you could have one 9.99 item in your cart, or 50+ products that are marked with 9.99 flat rate and the shipping will still only be 9.99 (ex. if you have 3 items with free shipping, 7 with 9.99 flat rate, and 1 item with calculated shipping

the total shipping costs for that order would be 3 x free=free + 7 x 9.99 flat = 9.99 + 12.27 for the calculated one = 22.26 for 11 products being shipped.

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novatechwholesale
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13 Jan 15 09:12:49 pm
Yes, we sell on eBay, But we have a big enough difference in the price we sell for on eBay vs the price in our wholesale site that you will be able to sell for less and still make a modest profit. We also only have about a 3rd of the products listed.

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13 Jan 15 09:13:54 pm
90% of the people here are looking fro dropshippers to sell to. Most will not be selling 11 products in one order on ebay. For a cell phone screen case to cost 17 bux shipping, you should offer usps for small items.

I am still searching amazon and ebay and have yet to find one item thats not cheaper on those sites. Most are cheaper and offer free shipping. BAsically your a discount store not even close to wholesale

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13 Jan 15 09:27:39 pm
There are many reasons why we don't use USPS for most of our products, the top being the numerous times USPS "forgets" to scan packages when they are picked up or "forgets" to scan when they are delivered. If we are drop shipping we need to be able to prove the package was delivered, our marketplace sellers also need to be able to have reliable tracking for their customers, as the lack of scans can cause serious problems to your marketplace reputations. UPS/Fedex insures the first $100 for free, USPS does not.

You don't have to be the cheapest seller on the internet to make sales. If that was the case there would only be one company in the world for any one particular product.

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novatechwholesale
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13 Jan 15 09:32:16 pm
Also, if you would like open a wholesale account vs a drop shipper account you would need to purchase $500 or more at a time shipped to your billing address, but there are no drop ship fees, and the prices are discounted.

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13 Jan 15 09:32:57 pm
No but you need to be somewhat competitive. No one is going to pay 50 for an item they can get for 20

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novatechwholesale
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13 Jan 15 09:43:26 pm
You would be surprised, there are many factors that a customer would pay more, such as item location, bad history with other sellers, your customer service, availability, your presentation etc. A few years ago we had a consignment shop and a lady brought in a china set and she wanted $1200 for it, We researched it online and found several sellers selling the same set for $350. but the customer wanted us to list it anyway, It took 9 months but it sold for $1200. It only cost us $0.45 in listing fees to keep it on there for 9 months ($0.05 x 9), but the end profit was well worth it.

If you don't have any money invested in the inventory you can let it sit, it will sell. I don't think there is one product we have that you couldn't sell at least 1 a year of (at your $50 vs $20 pricing) and with 30k+ products that can add up to a lot of money.


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13 Jan 15 10:43:00 pm
I am picking some items and listing them. Hopefully i can make some sales. look me up on their rhoproducts

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13 Jan 15 11:09:21 pm
In december i was told i was losing my job in march. Yesterday i was let go. So im trying like heck to bring in a little money

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novatechwholesale
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13 Jan 15 11:13:15 pm
I am sorry to hear that. Hopefully this will help bring some extra income into your household. It does take dedication and time, I wish you all the best in your endeavors.

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14 Jan 15 12:29:29 am
Hi Chris,

Sorry to hear about your current situation. I've just actually written a post inspired by your situation, have a read and maybe it will give you some marketing ideas. You may even like to discuss the option with Larry from NTW, he may be able to make some good suggestions for you.

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14 Jan 15 12:42:43 am
If you're new to online sales, you might find this post helpful as well

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14 Jan 15 01:08:06 am
As Marc mentioned, we are here to help. His posts have very strong valid points, so definitely worth the read.

We want all our customers to be successful, Our success relies upon your success. If you need to discuss strategies, marketing plans, pricing, shipping, customer service, selling policies or just the basics of getting started, please feel free to contact us anytime. We will listen closely to your needs and concerns to try and help you build a successful business.

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16 Jan 15 01:42:44 pm
I didn't work with them because i didn't find cheap items , but i can tell you that i talked with some of representatives and they was really kind and tried to help !

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8 Feb 15 05:15:45 pm
Hey, so far I am so happy with novatech wholesale. Their website is always updated. A lot of suppliers just never update their website and that's not good because we wouldn't know if they still have the items or not. I hope I will make more and more sales with them..


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10 Feb 15 01:01:37 am
Yes them prices are so high you can't even mark up if they are buying wholesale they trying to sale you retail price. Beware shipping goes up with more in the cart on the same item instead of having if I buy 10 or a case I pay a flat shipping. Don't do it you can go to China and spend less with shipping over here. Then they selling on EBay themselves and not doing real good because the prices are to high to begin with. I don't I is how this got in Salehoo and who did the review but they need to do it over two thumbs Down people not stupid.

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27 Feb 15 03:19:11 am
Good Company. The problem is the cost of shipping is high.

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27 Feb 15 07:33:26 am
You guys would make more sales if you flat rate that shipping seriously it is over the top
and any buyer can see that who would pay $30 shipping $4 dropshipping fee for something that cost $21 that is one item don't add two the shipping goes up. I don't know how you all do business like that don't make no good sense. You will have lots of business if you do flat shipping drop the dropshipping fee period. I am already buying from you anyway and you are not a wholesaler you are a retailer with them crazy prices. I don't even know how you made it on Salehoo. That one thing would of cost me $55 to buy. Plus amazon fees probably another $5.34 so $60 and where do you suggest I mark it up too. $70 and nobody would pay that for that item. $21 was good. I know you all can't have that many customers you probably have a lot of inventory you can't push out being greedy. When you can make more by doing the right thing for the buyers drop all that shipping and dropshipping fees you probably do a lot better. I run an amazon group and I was going to mention this website after I seen the prices heck no. I will go to alibaba first even aliexpress it is cheaper.

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27 Feb 15 11:11:38 pm
I am 100% with you. You know any other site that makes money selling on Ebay.
That group you run on amazon?

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25 Sep 15 08:20:01 pm
I agree that the prices on Novatech are more like retail than wholesale and then when you add in the shipping fee your losing money trying to sell on Amazon. I spoke to one of the customer service reps on the phone about this and after a few questions he said he had other customers he had to get to, and so I let him go. I won't be using Novatech for sure now.

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18 Nov 15 09:10:38 am
Ive taken alot of time creating an inventory for my website 50% of it is from novatechs inventory list.... i havent purchased anything yet..my site launches in january... i should have researched the prices .comparing other sites...novatechs prices are not at the wholesale level..my fault completely..for not researching....such a rookie maneuver....first of all..novatech customer service is top notch...since ive communicated with them.. But My problem is like most people im hearing...im sorry but their prices are retail prices not wholesale... i understand nobody can compete with walmart or ebay or amazon...but in this case their supposed wholesale prices .cant compete with walmart, ebay or amazons so called retail prices...bottom line is we are paying for drop shipping service.... within every novatech items pricing.im back to square one finding more suppliers... I am so lame...i thought once my novatech sellers account was verified id see actual wholesale pricing....again my fault....i listed with their ebay product manager..all my auctions have no pictures (gallery) in the ebay search results..another waste of time

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18 Nov 15 06:32:15 pm
Hi Japheth and welcome to the forum,

You have clearly identified a few areas where you have gone wrong, but the positive is that you have the ability to identify. If you can do that, then you also have the ability to learn from your errors in moving forward.

One thing that stands out to me from your post is that you may not yet have a good grasp on different pricing structures between dropshipping and actual wholesale, which are completely different. So you may find this interesting.

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I would also suggest having a read of this as well, it might help you understand how pricing works on sites such as eBay

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19 Nov 15 09:44:15 pm
They are a great company indeed but the prices on Ebay won't fly. Perhaps you can try bundling some of the items together as a special holiday sale.

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6 Dec 15 06:34:00 pm
It is fine.


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Hi Elizabeth and welcome to the forum,

That's quite story and a shocking experience I'm sure, but thanks for sharing it. If it can save someone else from making the same mistake, then at least some good can come of it.

The lines between ethics of a supplier and a retailer have been getting very blurred from quite some time now, ever since online sales really started to take a foot hold. Now you will find some suppliers treat marketplaces like eBay as just another retail customer, all they see is the opportunity to make sales and they draw no distinction between the two.

Of course that just adds to the difficulty of making a dropshipping business difficult on mass platforms like eBay, but it's the way it is unfortunately. Online sales have changed the rules for everyone.


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17 Dec 15 08:38:49 am
I don't understand. Since I am paid member of SaleHoo, why do I have to pay for membership with Novatech?

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Hi Kalpesh and welcome to the forum,

Not all approved suppliers charge for access, but some do. Unfortunately, this is something we have no control over as the suppliers listed in our directory are all independent suppliers and set their own charges. Of course it's up to members if they choose to deal with suppliers who do have such charges or choose to deal with suppliers who don't

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17 Dec 15 09:10:42 am
Thank you Mark for your prompt response. I was expecting Novatech to respond to this. I don't mind paying membership fee for any supplier as long as they have substantial number of product and cheaper than ebay/amazon. I have noticed that Novatech doesn't have enough products and their price are higher than ebay/amazon.

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17 Dec 15 08:58:21 pm
No problems, Novatech don't have much interaction on the forum, but hopefully I was able to assist somewhat with your question. Regarding your other question, I've moved that to our Supplier Wanted category, support will service that for you there.

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13 Feb 16 10:49:42 pm
I was looking through the wholesale directory looking for a dropship supplier, when I came across Novatech. They are offering a turnkey website that can be linked with e-bay and salehoo stores. Just wanted to know if anyone that is running a Novatech website, and are you making money? Would love to get the skinny, before I jump in.

Thanks


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creynolds14 wrote:prices look way to high to resell online

They are way out in left field. If you change your selling price say cost plus 15% they auto update
it automatically puts it where they want it. If you want to take care of that issue with support
you get an email saying it will cost $200.00. Are you kidding me. They want to price it for you and in todays
world fat chance of getting that price. You can get it cheaper at WalMart, ebay, Amazon. These people are not
very good with customer service. Check out their locations 3000 Kennedy Way and 1901 Mineral court Suite F
Bakersfield Ca. and see if you can find out where34,000 plus merchandise comes out of.

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26 Apr 16 08:12:08 pm
they don't carry alot of product plus there list isn't complete no full describtion can't sell something that doesn't have a full dexscribtion of the product


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10 May 16 03:51:40 am
If the prices are lower on amazon and Ebay then you should probably source from those sites instead. Just a thought.

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10 May 16 05:14:25 am
novatech is looking for people to list product on websites but they don't have enough product
plus their description is misleading
i would have had buyers if the description was in full


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10 May 16 05:15:56 am
shonuff832 wrote:Does anyone have any feedback on novatech wholesale. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.



their customer service isn't great kinda cold shoulder they don't keep more than 10 cell phone and the phones don't have full description


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13 May 16 03:00:34 pm
I've also been researching NovaTech, I like the website which is easy to get around in and find what they have. The membership was free but if you want to use the ebay/Amazon lister then you pay a monthly fee to use it which does make it real easy to push products to ebay/amazon, sort through the products with a filter and you can add many listings with one click of a button as I pushed 33 products to ebay all at the same time. I've paid for a month to try it out for 30 days but I don't see too many sales if any because the prices are way too high. And I just found out that they are my competition on ebay as they sell there too. I doubt that I continue past 30 days. I would not recommend NovaTech until the prices come down as that is the only bad thing that I see about NovaTech.. Will report back in 30 days about my experience/sales.

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13 May 16 08:23:16 pm
this dropshipper prices to high

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18 Jun 16 06:51:08 pm
The prices on novatech are just like a lot of distributers out there and on this site, incredibly high for the reseller to compete on amazon or ebay. If you buy the pro subscriptions you'll find very few items that can be marked down enough to sell and the profit margin is laughable. You may catch the occasional buyer who hasn't researched the price comparisons between you and others. Don't fall for the comment way above about how to sell because think about it, if you let an item sit for a year and you've purchased a subscription for pro ebay and pro membership that is $90 a month for a year to sell one item. So you could spend $1080 to sell one item and I don't see anything on there that profits over a grand. They'll give you the line about their "thousands" of customers but if you do a good search around the net you'll see a lot of people that feel the same way about this site. It even caused a fraudulent takeover alert on ebay for me that shut down all but two of my listings that Larry helped me out with by resetting my account which I appreciated but in hindsight they took absolutely no responsibility for causing it in the first place. The hassle I had to go through with ebay about this afterward alone made this site not worth it. I wish I had researched it further before I purchased an account because this site is only there to profit itself not at all for sellers, that's why it is out there competing with all of it's thousands of customers. Be careful on salehoo and research all of these companies deep because if you sell on e-commerce there are quite a few that can't be used for amazon or ebay because amazon especially has the prices through the floor.

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14 Aug 16 12:24:52 am
Hi Novatech

Your idea of keeping the product for a year only make sense if you don't charge monthly fees for listing your products else it is a scam.

Charging listing fees clearly tells us that you don't have enough trust in your prices and want to make money out of your customer on monthly subscriptions. Truth is, it is infact a way to fund your development expenses from customers.
Same products are listed at way lower prices as compared to auto listed products from your tool.
Also, what is stopping you to list your product at low prices at ebay and amazon. It will automatically not let other customers products not sell at all.

I recently subscribed to your website and it clearly gives me no confidence. Monthly subscription of your tool is scam. Its a way to fund your development charges of product which you guys are using to sell yourself. It is on no use to sellers like us.

Only reason re seller like us to go to wholesaler are to get good prices. Your prices are higher that retail.

Explain above comments if you can.

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15 Aug 16 11:15:39 pm
Hi All.

My experience with Nova Tech is like so many others on here. I uploaded 100 products to eBay for 30 days. 0 sales. little interest in the form of views. I was out eBay fees and the upload fees.

The only benefit was, I could use those expenses as a tax write off. Sorry Nova Tech. But the truth is the truth. I will not return.

Dale

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25 Aug 16 08:55:29 pm
creynolds14 wrote:Look what else i find on ebay when search for an item
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Your on there competing with your own customers.



WOW I was very close to signing up with them. Literally VERY CLOSE until I read this. I even spoke with the owner and though he was very very helpful an nice. I cant see myself using a company that competes with its own clients like that. Its definitely not right.

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