Drop shipping, explained | Curio

Drop shipping, explained

22 mins | Nov 22, 2021

What it means to be a "small business owner" on the internet in 2021. Drop shipping and the forces that enable an individual to outsource, buy wholesale, rebrand, and sell overseas goods is now a stable feature of global capitalism. Terry Nguyen explores how a decades-old business model became part of a side-hustle trend that affects nearly every shopper on the internet. "It isn't exactly a pyramid scheme, but its economic distribution is staggered like one (such is also the case for global wealth distribution and corporate inequality)."

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