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Work from Home Opportunity: Dropship Gerber Blades


dropship Gerber blades

Did you know that you can dropship Gerber blades and work from home?

Anyone who is longing to break away from a job that has become nothing but an unpleasant chore in order to be their own boss in a home based business might want to take a good look at this idea: dropship Gerber blades!

As you will see, knives in general and the Gerber blades in particular have enormous profit potential for a wannabe home business person.

About Gerber Blades

You might be wondering what the heck Gerber blades are and need some info to be able to get the big picture of why they are such a good bet for a dropship home business product.

Here, straight from the horse’s mouth---the Gerber website, that is---is the skinny on Gerber blades that should make everything about this niche clear to you:

“Over 70 years since its founding and Gerber continues to grow. Still grounded in the same principles that first guided Joseph R. Gerber’s “enterprise,” Gerber is a company dedicated to making knives and tools that combine high quality materials and innovative designs that will stand up to a lifetime of use.

The sleek, stainless steel sheath knives of the ’50s and ’60s (the Magnum Hunter) have given birth to today’s lightweight, open-frame clip folders (the Remix). Gerber is, however, no longer just a knife company. Multi-tools, axes, handsaws, machetes, headlamps, flashlights, survival kits, digging implements - these are the newest directions that Gerber explores with the same standards of quality and design that inform their revered knife making.”

This internationally famous company was started back in 1939 and as you can see from the blurb above, has continued to grow and improve year after year.

When you dropship Gerber blades, you are offering brand recognition that will stand you in good stead when it comes to making sales. Why? Because one of the biggest stumbling blocks to clear in making an online sale involves overcoming the shopper’s doubt and fear about buying on the internet.

By having a world famous brand such as Gerber blades, you have instantly taken a giant leap and cleared that hurdle simply because the brand itself is known to be of high quality and trusted. This cachet rubs off on you, the online seller!

There is a wide variety of Gerber blades available to dropship. You can basically offer something for everybody. Since you only pay for your products as you sell each one and collect the payment for it with dropshipping, you are free to sell as many different types of Gerber blades as tickles your fancy, without spending any money on inventory or worrying about getting stuck with some that didn’t prove to be good sellers….if that happened with this brand, which is unlikely.

Here are some of the dropship Gerber blades available for you to sell online:

  • Covert
  • Mini
  • Double Bevel
  • Applegate Combat Folder
  • Epic Serrated
  • Gerber Edge
  • Void
  • Fine Edge
  • Paraframe
  • Aluminum Presto
  • Transit
  • Ripstop
  • Propelius
  • Downrange
  • Gator
  • Freeman
  • And many, many more

You can dropship Gerber blades for use in these categories:

  • Outdoor
  • Survival
  • Tactical
  • Military
  • Hunting
  • Essential
  • Industrial
  • And More

Here is a an interesting bit of data that should illustrate the point about knives being a wide open and very HOT niche for ecommerce:

The American Knife and Tool Institute (AKTI), the knife industry's advocacy group, has compiled the statistics below.

U.S. Sporting Knife Industry - $5.9 Billion Economic Impact on U.S. Economy

  • 3,881 direct U.S. Employees at 61 Companies
  • 19,405 Ancillary Support Jobs in other industries
  • $986.87 Million Gross Revenues (2007) at manufacturer/importer level
  • $5.921 Billion Total Economic Impact on U.S. Economy

Need more convincing? Check out these stats:

35.6 Million Households Own Pocket Knives; 24.8 Million Own Hunting Knives

  • 35,595,000 Million U.S. Households own an outdoor or pocket knife
  • Of all outdoor and pocket knife owners - 68.8% are men, 31.2% are women
  • Of total U.S. population - 22.97% of pocket knife owners are men, 9.72% are women
  • 24,775,000 Million U.S. Households own a hunting knife
  • Hunting knife owners are 60.46% men, 39.54% women
  • Of all hunting knife owners - 13.84% are men, 8.77% are women

Source: 2008 Doublebase Mediamark Research & Intelligence

It’s plain to see that if you dropship Gerber blades, you will have a year round, global market of potential customers, so get started today!


My husband and i recently launched an E commerce site selling Emergency Preparedness products. We would be interested in finding out more info on dropshipping Gerber blade products.
Posted @ Thursday, December 13, 2012 2:02 PM by Alicia Atwater
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