You can read my previous post on recent updates here and Part 4 here.

Ok, just a quick update. For Product 1, all the physical products are completed. I have fully paid the manufacturer. I have 5 cartons with the manufacturer now. See below.

Currently, I have 5 cartons with the manufacturer now. See below. I consider this one of the key milestones.

Each item in the carton has their own individual FNSKU barcode affixed at the back. My contact person from the manufacturer has taken a few photos (as well as 2 videos) of the individual products and case packed items in the cartons to show me. Basically, the items are neatly stacked in the cartons and protected by bubble wrap.

Now I am currently getting a final quotation from a freight forwarder/custom agent. Most likely I will be shipping via Air Express (either via the manufacturer or the freight …