What items would you most like to see in an Import Store?

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Re: What items would you most like to see in an Import Store

Post by OrangeDragon » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:26 am

0to60 wrote:
OrangeDragon wrote:You can get pinto beans at orussey market in PP.

And i should have also said, no alcohol... the import on that is trickier than i want to deal with.
Thanks for that. Do they also have spaghetti and canned spaghetti sauce at o'russei?
Not that i'm aware of, but they have it at lucky's.
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Re: What items would you most like to see in an Import Store

Post by OrangeDragon » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:27 am

all of these foods... when i said dry goods i was thinking more along the lines of appliances/accessories/furnishings/gadgets/etc.
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Re: What items would you most like to see in an Import Store

Post by potty » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:35 am

geez... cambodia is full of all sort of spaghettis... and noodles
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Re: What items would you most like to see in an Import Store

Post by potty » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:38 am

OrangeDragon wrote:
potty wrote:coffee, of course.. of course, you dont have this in the US either

some of the european brands (dallmayr, jacobs, etc)
actually, there is only the italian espressos.

edible oranges, think you dont have in the US.
Naval oranges are a major US product... but not a dry good. they have them at lucky's usually.
emphasis was on edible.
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Re: What items would you most like to see in an Import Store

Post by 0to60 » Sat Aug 09, 2014 8:42 am

LOL :Yahoo!:
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Re: What items would you most like to see in an Import Store

Post by Sailorman » Sat Aug 09, 2014 9:36 am

Belmonte Latin Foods in Singapore has bulk Masa Harina, I believe he will ship by PO, takes visa/paypal and has an on-line store.

Decaf Coffee beans, molasses, Stivia, a decent stocking of auto parts (like Autozone, Pep-Boys does), decent tools like Snap-on, etc, electrical products that work 100% of the time, a decent hardware store like Ace, home Depot, etc, in store customer service, decent wide shoes in bigger sizes, thick cut American grain-fed black angus T-bone steaks and Rib Eyes with the bone on, dehumidifiers.
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Re: What items would you most like to see in an Import Store

Post by OrangeDragon » Sat Aug 09, 2014 9:47 am

You know, I was really thinking the ACE line... because I saw one in malaysia and was in heaven. But I wasn't sure how well it would sell stuff. Tools/etc... is there really a lot of barang demand for them? Khmer's wouldn't pay the extra in most cases... and barangs usually hire khmers to do such jobs as require them.

Decaf coffee is a great one... molasses good as well, but i have to wonder how popular it would be. Dehumidifiers... brilliant... why aren't those here already? lol.

Beef would be great, but a refrigerated container is likely way more expensive.
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Re: What items would you most like to see in an Import Store

Post by Kuroneko » Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:23 am

Weber Charcoal grills and smokers

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Re: What items would you most like to see in an Import Store

Post by OrangeDragon » Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:10 pm

already on my list ;-)
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Re: What items would you most like to see in an Import Store

Post by giblet » Sat Aug 09, 2014 12:38 pm

Are you just looking for products that aren't available in Cambodia that you can get in the US?

Quite a few products for women. For one, fancy lady razors. No one stocks them yet (like Venus, Venus Breeze, etc). Underwear and brassieres in Western sizes and styles. High-end makeup brands. For brands like MAC, even going to Bangkok or Singapore doesn't usually cut it because they don't carry the colors for peachy skin tones because locals don't use them.

For dry food (which I know you aren't interested in but whatever) I would also vote for Mexican ingredients and supplies. If you do decide to go this route, canned tomatillos, masa harina, dried chilies, etc. Happy to provide a more in-depth list. Non-Mexican ingredients would be dried porcini mushrooms, dried apricots. Basically if you could set upTrader Joe's, that would great.
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