Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Mixture Feelings : Commercial Supplies
I was using the Time Machine 2 today to check out what are some of the recent items that were sold... I stumbled upon some ribbons that look awfully familiar. After clicking on the item and checking out the Etsy seller's supplies shop, I realised that these items were bought from Daiso. Daiso is a Japanese chain of livingware shops often known as the $2 shop (SGD2) in Singapore or the 100 yen shop in Japan. Naturally, the items were priced alot higher. Having realised this, I had mixed feelings...
On one hand, I guess this is no different from selling beads as supplies that were bought from another local bead shop. And maybe these supplies will be useful to people from other parts of the world who do not have access to such items.
However, on the other extreme, it can also mean that I can basically resell anything commercially made stationary that will can be use for crafting. This even include pencils, erasers, tapes, letterpads, notepads etc.
Hmm.. I am torn.. what do you think?