Dropshipping is a reliable and profitable online business that will remain evergreen as long as e-commerce exists. However, cheap and trending products are sometimes difficult to spot.
Simply put, dropshipping is an online retail business where the retailer (dropshipper) do not keep stock of the product, but sends the client’s orders and delivery address to the manufacturer or another retailer who delivers the orders to the client.
Nowadays, there are millions of dropshipping stores on the internet and the number keeps increasing. This is one way proof that dropshipping is easy to start and affordable.
To get yours up and running, create an e-commerce store (a website from Shopify, Oberlo, etc), add products from another e-commerce store (another website store that manufactures or retails the product) that sells the product very cheap and trending into your website. That’s all!
You are only left with making the product go viral by marketing and promoting the product on social media platforms, search engines, and other advertising platforms.
It is sometimes a daunting process to kick-start ,but once you set them up and running, you are only a few clicks away into the PROMISED PROFITS!!!
To achieve maximum success in dropshipping business, you have to select products and niche that are relevant to your target clients and channel your advertising campaign to those clients. Make sure to select niche and products that have high search volumes but low completion (this will require some research using keyword tools).
You can also choose to hop into the trending product’s niche and grab your bag of profits while the buzz lasts. Here, I have curated 25 cheap and trending products in five (5) niches you can choose from for your dropshipping store.
These products will keep trending for a long while, who knows…or trend forever.
- 1 Smartphone Tech Gadgets and Accessories
- 2 Home Products for personal hygiene
- 3 Lifestyle niche
- 4 Portable Home Electronics
- 5 Eco-friendly products
- 6 Conclusion
Smartphone Tech Gadgets and Accessories
A forecast on the portable tech product and accessories market predicts that it will reach $18 trillion by 2025. Following the internet boom of 1995-2001.
mobile and internet-enabled devices sprout from around the globe; integrating them in our daily activities and depend on them for our whims and fancies.
To tap into the true power of the smartphone device, there are gadgets and accessories that complement their usefulness. They are cheap and trending now and the list is endless.
I have selected a few that will likely remain evergreen only with slight modifications as technology advances.
1. Screen protectors and films:
The invention of touch screen PDA (personal digital assistant) mobile phone in 1992 (IBM Simon personal communicator) probably instigated the idea of a screen protector.
Perhaps, it was invented after testing the first touch screen device on the global market and was reported to be prone to constant breaks and scratches.
Screen protector designs are different for different portable devices and with market size of $18 billion by 2025. Little wonder it is a cheap and trending product in e-commerce space.
It will not be a bad idea to include screen protector and films to your dropshipping store. The price of screen protectors costs $0.5-$100, depending on the device type.
2. Wireless charging stations
Wireless charging is an emerging technology that works on the principle of electromagnetic induction. It presently has a market size of $120 million and its expected to reach $30 billion by 2026.
The history of wireless charging dates back to 1831 with the discovery of electromagnetic induction by Michael Faraday. About two centuries later, wireless charging became widely adopted for charging smartphones.
The charging plate has in it, coils of wire which creates a magnetic field as electric current passes through it. This magnetic field then induces another coil of wire adjacent to it without actually touching it, thereby charging a battery that is placed in its circuit.
The Qi wireless charging standard is used in most wireless charging device because of its efficiency of up to 95% when compared with USB charging.
It is only wise to consider adding this emerging, cheap and trending product to your e-commerce/ dropshipping store. The price ranges between $10- $50.
3 Graphic phone cases and pop sockets
Phones look stunning in these graphic phone cases. They offer an aesthetic value to their owners.
Pop sockets, on the other hand, offer a great grip on your phone while taking a photo, or offer support while watching a movie.
Graphic phone cases and pop sockets will be in the phone accessories market for a very long time. The market size of graphic phone cases and pop socket combined will be about $8 billion by 2025.
Feel proud to adopt this cheap and trending product in your e-commerce store and get ready for a long haul in profits. You can choose the designs you want at a price range of $10-$50 for either product
4. Smartphone camera lens kits
Camera lens kits are add-on to the regular smartphone camera to enhance picture quality after a photo shot.
They are fixed to the rear or front camera, as the case may be, and causes a zoom effect, wide-angle view or blur effect. They, however, do not increase the resolution of the photo.
The camera lens kit is also an emerging and viable market for photo and selfie lovers. As a drop shipper or e-commerce store owner, you should tap into this $3.36 billion market size product, as it is still hot cake
Market watch predicted a CAGR of roughly 16.4% over the next five years which will be about $8.340 billion by 2024.
The price of the smartphone camera lens ranges from $10-$50.
5. Chargers and cable adaptors
The wireless chargers may probably replace cable charging but for the time being, this market is definitely on steroids.
The market size for cables and accessories market is valued at USD 115.81 Billion in 2016, and further projected to reach USD 158.25 Billion by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 5.40% during the forecast period.
Cable adaptors are constantly being modified to meet expectations of insatiable consumers. There is the USB-type C to HDMI cable adaptor, which makes projecting media from the mobile phone view onto a larger screen possible.
Tap into this market now and be sure to rake your millions. The price range for cable adaptors and chargers are within $20-$50.
5. Wi-Fi 6 routers
We all know how wireless devices made our lives very easy in terms of network connectivity with multiple devices within a certain distance and that is what this cheap and trending wifi 6 router is all about.
What is Wi-Fi? Wi-Fi stands for wireless fidelity, which allows us to receive information over a network at a certain frequency. Usually, the Wi-Fi router uses a frequency of up to 2.412 GHz to 2.472 GHz to transmit data.
Wi-Fi 6 router is an emerging technology that promises to be faster and more robust than the previous Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) standard.
It is only wise to tap into this cheap and trending product with a projected market size of $3.570 Billion from a current size of $2.4 Billion in 2019.
The price for Wi-Fi router ranges from $80-$500 depending on the model.
7. Bluetooth earphone and earbuds
Still on the list of wireless tech devices is the Bluetooth earphones and earbuds. Bluetooth technology is one of the earliest wireless technology adopted for use as a file exchange medium in mobile devices (after infrared).
With Bluetooth earbuds and earphones, you can listen to music from your mobile device hands-free, hands-free receiving of calls from the mobile phone from a distance of up to 33 feet (10 m).
The global bluetooth headphones market size was valued at USD 7.8 billion in 2018. This is expected to rise with a CAGR of 12.5%. It’s all profits and a great idea if you include this cheap and trending product in your e-commerce store.
The price of bluetooth earphones and earbuds is from $30-$300.
Home Products for personal hygiene
Good homes depend on the best products for a hygienic and healthy home. The home care products discussed here are trending products you probably do not know exists or have neglected over the years.
As an e-commerce store owner or a drop shipper, you can include some of them or all in your store, as they are always evergreen products.
The products listed are mostly eco-friendly: to help cut down the impact of both plastic waste and other environmental pollutants.
They are affordable and you can include them for personal use in your daily routine.
8. Dry shampoo
A look at google trend data on dry shampoo over time shows a progressive increase in the market. In an effort to save water as a means of environmental protection and as protection for the hair, the dry shampoo is your best choice.
Dry shampoos keep the hair dry and scalp free from oil, making it feel and look freshly washed.
It is not meant to replace regular washing of your hair with water, but to serve as a means of lengthening the time between washes or use in a pinch.
Dry shampoos usually come in three forms: Solid powder type, liquid type, or an aerosol spray type. Whichever one you prefer to use, keep in mind to use one that matches closely to your hair color to avoid leaving white residue after use.
The market size of dry shampoos in 2019 is USD 3.36 billion and it’s expected to rise to USD 4.3 billion by 2023
It is a market every drop shipper or e-commerce store owner in the homecare products niche should have in store.
Commercial dry shampoos can cost anywhere from $3 to $75 a bottle, depending on the brand.
9. Chewable toothpaste
Going zero-waste includes adopting this organic chewable toothpaste. They are cheap and trending products and they offer better protection against tooth plaque.
They are affordable and easy to use: just pop in some tablets into your mouth and chew.
Using chewable toothpaste helps save water and minimize the use of non-biodegradable or non-recyclable materials used in toothpaste tubes. The chewable tablet toothpaste usually comes in containing materials, which are easily recycled.
The global market size of chewable toothpaste is 3.4 million US dollars in 2018. The projected increase will be about 6.6 million US dollars by 2023.
Include chewable toothpaste into your e-commerce Shopify or dropshipping store today. The price of chewable toothpaste from notable brands ranges from $20 to $70.
10. Laundry Detergent Packs
Laundry detergents come in different shapes, sizes, and types. It is relatively cheap to produce but, when environmental friendliness is in consideration, it comes down to only a few products.
Detergents contain certain chemicals that are harmful to aquatic life, especially when used in large quantities. This chemical, known as phosphates, causes algae growth in water channel and deplete oxygen content in the water, which affects fishes.
Considering an eco-friendly detergent in your daily routine is the first step to zero-waste campaign. As a drop shipper, you can include this cheap and trending evergreen product in your niche for some real profit.
The global market size for detergent as of 2019 is 116.72 billion US dollar and it is expected to grow up to 170.32 billion US dollars by 2025.
The price range for the various eco-friendly detergent is within $25-$100 per 200mg
11. Silicone Reusable Food Storage Bag
Going zero-waste will be a dream come true if poly-bags comes off our kitchens and offices. It is achievable with the newly introduced silicone reusable food storage bags.
These bags are easy to clean, takes up lesser space than the regular plastic pack, environmentally safe and keeps food fresh for a longer time.
Contribute to an eco-friendly lifestyle by having this cheap and trending product in your home and/or e-commerce store.
The global Reusable Shopping Bag market is valued at 6.020 billion US$ in 2018 and will reach 10.100 billion US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of 6.6% during 2019-2025.
The price for silicone reusable food storage bags is $10-$50.
12. Blueland Cleanup kit
Blueland cleanup kit is a new, cheap and trending product for household cleaning that helps reduce the quantity of single-use plastics. Blueland Company is a startup with a mission to provide homes with an eco-friendly cleaning kit.
The kit contains acrylic reusable bottles, dissolvable detergent tablets for multi-surface (glass and mirror) bathroom cleaners and hand soap.
All you need to do is add water into the acrylic bottle and drop in the tablet detergent. You can use this to do your cleaning without harming aquatic life.
As the campaign to keep the world plastic-free keeps rising, Blueland is contributing its quota to help assuage the menace.
It’s only fair to join in this mission and get Blueland cleanup kit for your household cleaning.
The cost of the cleanup kit is $30-$45
13. Electric liquid soap dispenser
Liquid dispensers are home cleaning device that, when activated, dispenses soap in small, single-use quantities.
The activation to dispense soap can be automatic (using motion sensors) or manual (by pressing a button, knob or lever).
Electric liquid soap dispensers are usually of the automatic type and it’s a cheap and trending product at the moment. When used with an eco-friendly liquid soap, you are saving water and aquatic life.
The global market size of electric liquid soap dispensers was estimated at USD 668.3 million in 2018 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 6.0% during the forecast period.
The price of electric liquid soap dispenser is $20-$150.
It is a free world as the saying goes… so is our lifestyle. We are different in some ways and make life choices based on certain factors: biological, environmental, socio-economic, interpersonal influences, level of education, family, gender and age.
To live happily and be our best self, there are gadgets we fancy using more than the rest.
These products are numerous to mention but here is a list of the ones that are cheap and trending that will fairly be evergreen. As an e-commerce store owner or drop shipper, take the bold step; include these products in your store, and be certain of steady profit flow.
14. Leatherman FREE P2 Multitool
A multitool is usually a hand tool that combines the functionality of different tools into a one-piece single tool. They are easy to carry, fanciful and durable.
Multi-tool can contain pliers, large scissors, can opener, small straight screwdriver, small meter rule, pocket clip, serrated blade, small knife, large blade screwdriver, etc.
Multi-tool history dates back as far as Middle Roman Time. Many people find using multi-tool fun and fanciful to carry, not necessarily because of the functions.
Various brands make multi-tools from which you can choose from, and as a drop shipper or store owner, you can stock this and be sure to rake in profits.
The price of multi-tools range from $50 -$400
15. Men’s wallets
Men’s wallet is one of the cheap and trending products to include in your store. Wallets have been in use since the centuries prior, dating back as far as Ancient Greece.
Wallets compliment men’s fashion and it’s advisable to use wallets that are durable as is not a product you want to be changing every now and then.
Most wallets are embedded with RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Device) blockers to protect its user’s credit card information from electronic pickpocketing or identity theft.
In order words, RFID wallets have special metal fiber mesh that makes a “cage” around the chips in credit cards that radio waves cannot penetrate.
The market size of men’s wallet has the potential to grow by USD 5.72 billion during 2020-2024, and the market’s growth momentum will accelerate throughout the forecast period.
With brands like; Burberry, Chanel, Coach, Etienne Aigner, Furla, Hermes International, Kate Spade, LVMH, Michael Kors, Mulberry, etc. you will surely find a favorite pick for use or for your e-commerce store
Price of men’s wallets range from $30-$100
16. Portable rechargeable USB arc lighter
Rechargeable lighters ignite candles, cigarettes, or anything that requires fire by means of an electric spark between electrodes. The lighter gets its power from a large-capacity lithium-ion battery.
They are chargeable by means of a USB cable. Charging can take anywhere from 1hr to 3hrs depending on the model and size of the lighter.
At full charge, rechargeable USB arc lighters can produce arc ignitions more than 500 times. The rechargeable USB arc lighter is a cheap and trending product. It is also an eco-friendly ignition option since it does not use combustible fuel for its operation.
It also made single-use lighters, which causes plastic pollution, irrelevant. I will recommend adding this very useful product to your e-commerce store as it has great potential for yielding you tons of profit in the future. You can also buy one for yourself.
The price of rechargeable USB arc lighters is $10-$50
17. Electronic cigarettes and Vape
Vaping is a term mostly used to describe electronic cigarettes. Health experts say they are safer to use than regular cigarettes as they contain fewer chemicals in them.
E-cigarettes contain nicotine, flavoring and other chemicals which when heated, produce inhalable aerosol just like regular cigarettes. Most e-cigarettes have a battery, a heating element, and a place to hold the nicotine liquid. Some can be charged by means of a USB cable.
Though the US government wants to regulate vaping within the state because of the obvious harmful effects, the market keeps surging. E-cigarettes are cheap and trending option for smokers with a market size expected to reach USD 47.1 Billion by 2025.
The price of vape ranges from $20-$100
Portable Home Electronics
We use products in this category in our homes every day. They are always going to be evergreen trending products as new homes spring up on a daily basis.
Electronic home appliances like Television sets, Radio sets, video games, DVD players, etc. will never go out of business as they are already enshrined in our lifestyle.
Annual home electronics sales are expected to reach $3.4 trillion by 2025.
Just recently, Bluetooth technology revolutionized the way we interact with audio media in an unprecedented fashion.
Most audio-enabled devices also come with the Bluetooth technology imbedded, so it can interact wirelessly with our mobile phone if the need arises.
The list of products in this category is endless, but I have limited the list to least expensive within a $100 range.
18. HD Streaming Media Player
Enjoy unlimited streaming video or music from your favorite video streaming service providers (Netflix, Hulu, Redbox, YouTube TV, Sling, Fubo TV, AT&T Watch TV, Philo, etc.) using this device.
Most smart TVs are able to recognize these streaming media players; which connects to the internet, to allow users access to watch whatever they choose from the streaming service providers.
The device has basic connections like the video (HDMI and/or composite), audio (RCA and/or digital), and Ethernet networking jacks.
The ten most popular and trending streaming media players include Amazon Fire TV, Roku 3, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku Streaming Stick, Netgear NeoTV NTV300, WD TV Live, Keedox Smart TV Box, Sony NSZGS8 Player w/Google TV, and G-Box Midnight MX2. The list is almost endless.
The market size of HD Streaming Media Player is expected to reach US$4.828 billion by the end of 2020 and grow annually by 19.5% (CAGR 2020-2023).
As an e-commerce store owner or drop shipper, you can start investing in this niche of this cheap and trending product as it promises a great ROI.
The cost of streaming media player devices is between $30-$200.
19. Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Audio and voice communication is rising at an alarming rate all over the world. Bluetooth speakers are portable devices that pair with the smartphone or other Bluetooth enabled devices (laptops, smart TV) in order to amplify the volume of whatever is played on the smartphone wirelessly.
The waterproof bluetooth speakers are impervious to water. You can choose to listen to your favorite music while taking a bath or while at a beach party without worry if they are going to get soaked in water.
They are built using special technology and engineering that makes it difficult for water to penetrate into the delicate part of the device.
Adopting this cheap and trending product in your store will keep you in profit once you have access to the best brands.
The global market size of portable Bluetooth speakers was estimated at US$ 1.21 billion in 2018 and it is projected to expand at a CAGR of 11.71% from 2019 to 2025.
The price for bluetooth speakers ranges from $30-$200
20. Sleep and wake up light Alarm clock
Sleep and wake up light alarm clock is another cheap and trending product that will be evergreen only with slight modification in the future maybe. They come in various designs and brands.
Many people find it difficult to sleep at night or wake in the morning, but this product promises to take care of this challenge. Some models have in th a digital clock, an alarm system and music, different light colors, an mp3 player, and radio.
It also comes with a USB charging cord. This is a product to have in your store if you are in the lighting niche or home electronics niche.
Your buyers will be thankful you made their life a lot easier.
The price of sleep and wake up light alarm clock is in the range of $30-$200.
Renewable energy is no doubt the energy of the future. It is an energy type that comes from the inexhaustible earth’s natural resources such as wind, water, sunlight, moon, ocean currents, etc.
Energy from these sources has proven to be less harmful to the environment than traditional energy sources like coal, nuclear energy, petroleum, and natural gas. These are the fossil fuels.
Recently, there is an increasing effort to abandon the traditional energy sources that cause global warming (increase in temperature of the earth’s atmosphere because of high levels of CO2 and other pollutants).
These products of the future will revolutionize the world with minor modifications as time passes. They may not be tagged as cheap and trending products for now but will be in the future; as more advancement will ultimately make them affordable.
We can call these: TRENDING ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS. Eco-friendly products help reduce the prevalence of earth’s pollutants which is becoming devastating lately.
As a drop shipper or e-commerce store owner, you can stock up these products of the future because profitability is a sure thing.
21. Eco-friendly bamboo toothbrush
This is one of the cheap and trending eco-friendly products invented in a bid to reduce the quantity of plastic–made toothbrushes.
As toothbrush is necessary for every home, getting everyone to use the bamboo toothbrush will take away 1% of plastic from the ocean.
Ninety Percent (90%) of the bamboo toothbrush is made entirely of bamboo, with only the bristles, made of plastic material (sometimes, made with another biodegradable material). Eco-conscious homes will embrace this product in a blink.
It is a profitable market for every eco-friendly dropshipper too. The price of bamboo toothbrush is between $20-$200.
22. USB portable mini air conditioner
The portable mini air conditioner works by forcing air (using a fan) to pass through a cooling corrugated fiber onto which cold or cool water flows. The water outflow is sometimes recycled, or collected in a separate tank.
The portable mini air conditioner also works as a humidifier and air purifier. This is a cheap and trending product, especially during the hot season.
It saves energy and therefore an eco-friendly product. Some are rechargeable by means of a USB cable so energy consumption is small.
You can include this in your product niche to support “green energy campaign” while making profit.
The market size of portable mini air conditioners will grow by USD 204.25 million during 2018-2022. The price of mini air conditioners is $5-$100
23. Silicon baking cups
Silicone-based utensils are gradually becoming the bakers’ choice because it is safe and makes baking so much easier.
It is easy to clean, non-sticky to baked food, affordable and has an appealing look. It is made from silicon, oxygen and some reactive elements.
Though the material is non-recyclable, it still better to be used as kitchenware than plastics because it lasts longer and free of plastic chemicals.
Silicone baking cups come in many designs and sizes depending on needs. They are cheap and trending products you can include in your dropshipping or e-commerce store and be certain to make lots of profit.
Silicone Elastomers Market size is projected to reach USD 8.81 billion by 2023, at a CAGR of 6.7% during the forecast period. The price of silicone baking cup is $10-$30
24. Stainless steel straws
Stainless steel straw is a cheap and trending product developed in an effort to eliminate single-use plastic straws. They are durable, lightweight, washable and ideal for any occasion.
Another environmentally safe alternative is the bamboo straws made from bamboo trees, but the bamboo straw is not so easy to maintain (they are difficult to clean).
The trend for stainless steel straw is on a positive geometry as more people are becoming aware of the harmful environmental impact of using plastic straws.
You can decide to dropship this product to your store and make lots of profit. The price of stainless steel straw is $20-$40 per pack
25. Solar Led Security light
Led lights are efficient, durable and low energy consuming electric lights. They come in different colors, types, and sizes.
Since they are able to use little energy to produce high-intensity lights, they are powered with solar energy. They used in street lighting; with the solar panel and battery safely installed.
As a drop shipper, or e-commerce store owner, this product will constantly bring you tons of profit because it is an evergreen cheap and trending product.
The market size of Solar led security light is expected to grow from USD 42.9 billion in 2016 to USD 127.3 billion in 2025 —growing at a CAGR of 12.9%.
The price of solar led security light is $20-$200.
Never think its too late to start dropshipping a particular product because you think many people are already doing so. You can always find your own voice and present a product from your unique perspective and style.
Experiment on these products using social media platforms and search engines and decide on ones that are most profitable for you. The outcome, in the end, will definitely be worth the effort… if you are willing to do the task.
Check out my other article on why you should start dropshipping today.
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