Get started with a dropshipping business
Open a business without the hassle of managing inventory, packaging, or shipping.
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How does dropshipping work?
No more up front inventory costs or shipping logistics. With dropshipping, products are sent directly from your wholesaler to your customers.
Your customer places an order from your online store
Your store automatically sends the order to your dropshipping supplier
Your dropshipping supplier prepares your customer’s order
Your dropshipping supplier ships the order directly to your customer
How to find products to sell online
Not sure where to start? Read the complete guide to finding, evaluating, validating and sourcing a product to sell online.Read the guide
Jumpstart your dropshipping business with Shopify
Launch for less
Start your dropshipping business with minimal costs. Using a dropshipping supplier means saving on inventory space, and not paying for products until you’ve sold them.
Work on what matters
Fulfill and ship orders with only a few clicks. Dropshipping suppliers free up time to perfect your products, optimize your marketing, and talk with your customers.
Test for success
Experiment with new products, suppliers, and sales channels. Dropshipping is a low-risk way to find what works best for you and your business.
Grow your business by selling to customers all over the world. Many dropshipping suppliers offer worldwide warehousing and fulfillment.
Learn more about dropshipping
Learn how to dropship
Free webinar that walks you through how to launch and grow your store.Register for webinar
Start your business
Get step-by-step instructions on building your brand and online store.Explore Shopify Start
Browse a collection of free resources that will help set you up for success.Visit the Shopify Blog
Frequently asked questions
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