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7 Ecommerce Business Ideas For 2018

Do you want to start an eCommerce business but are not sure about the products to sell?

Choosing the right products is perhaps the first and most important step to starting an eCommerce store. With so many business ideas, it’s really hard to decide which one is worth pursuing.

In this blog post, I will be sharing 7 eCommerce business ideas that you can consider to start your eCommerce business.

#1 ‘Smartwatch’ eCommerce business idea

smart watch ecommerce business Singapore

Why should you choose a smartwatch to sell on your eCommerce store?

Whether it’s about planning a day or steps tracking, smartwatches have become the favorite of millions. In one of the researches, it’s mentioned that by the end of 2018, there are expected to be 141 million units of smartwatches that would be sold worldwide.

Below is the graph from Google Trends of smartwatches which clearly shows its tremendously increasing demand.

smart watches google trend

#2 Wireless Earphones eCommerce business idea

wireless earphones ecommerce business singapore

Selling wireless earphones online is another great eCommerce business idea that you can pursue.

Whether it’s a WiFi-connectable or Bluetooth-connectable earphone, its growing demand can be seen in the below graph that shows the data from Google Trends.

wireless earphones google trend

#3 Phone Case eCommerce business idea

mobile cases ecommerce business singapore

Almost everybody carries a smartphone, right? It also means they do need phone cases for their mobiles.

The next great eCommerce idea for startups is to sell phone cases online. With so many designs for the customers to buy from and that too at affordable prices, they will be bound to buy from your eCommerce store.

mobile cases google trend

#4 Power Bank eCommerce business idea

power banks ecommerce business singapore

Similar to phone cases, power banks are also in huge demand. We all know that smartphone apps consume a major portion of the phone’s battery. There come the power banks to the rescue of users. Through a portable power bank, mobile users can charge their phone’s battery on the go or from anywhere.

Therefore, the next product idea for you to sell on your eCommerce store is power banks.

You can grow the sales of power banks on your eCommerce store through Facebook advertising. Since Facebook advertising allows you to choose a targeted audience to promote your products, you can easily pitch the users who own iOS or Android smart devices.

power bank google trend

#5 Men’s Backpacks eCommerce business idea

mens backpack ecommerce business singapore

Men’s backpacks are another great product to sell in your store. With several designs & features, you will find ample options for you to select and sell on your eCommerce website.

If you see the search trend for men’s backpacks for the last 5 years on Google, you will find that the demand for this product has been steadily increasing.

mens backpack google trend

#6 Baby Rompers eCommerce business idea

baby rompers ecommerce business singapore

If you ever wished to set up an online store for selling kids’ items, baby rompers should be your next choice.


Young parents, being busy in this competitive world, prefer to search for and buy rompers for their infants online.

Below is the graph from Google Trends that shows the growing searches for baby rompers in the last 5 years.

baby rompers google trend

#7 Throw Pillows eCommerce business idea

throw pillows ecommerce business singapore

Being one of the cheapest household products to decorate your house, throw pillows have been in huge demand for the last 5 years, and it’s consistently increasing.

throw pillows google trend

So, selling throw pillows on your eCommerce website would be a great idea for you to explore and run a successful business.

How to get these products?

If you are convinced to sell the above products on your eCommerce store but wondering from where you can procure these products at lower costs, then ‘dropshipping‘ is your answer.

There are several suppliers at renowned eCommerce websites like AliExpress and Amazon from where you can find the products and order from them only when you get orders from your customers. So, no investment is required.

What’s next?

Hire a web developer in Singapore who can help you to develop your eCommerce website with dropshipping features.

If you are keen to learn more about dropshipping, do write me at support@bhupeshkalra.com

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