“I’m starting to think this is hopeless.” I thought as I visited the fifth store dedicated to selling cell phone protective cases in Quito (Ecuador’s capitol city).
You see, in Ecuador, just like the cars on the road, due to the import restrictions there is a very limited variety of cell phones available locally.
And the cell phone case stores cater to only the most popular brands and models of phones in Ecuador.
Yet, there are many people like me who brought their phone from somewhere else. And my poor-little Motorola smart phone is not a common make and model here.
And it’s da-n near impossible to find a case for it.
But I’m not the only one, there are A LOT of people who bring a phone to Ecuador.
Good luck finding a case for it!
Searching online I had slightly better luck, but the one store I found across country said they were sold out of my case, but could order it and it would be here in a month!
I can only imagine what it’s like in the smaller towns of Ecuador to find a case for their phone.
I think this is an opportunity for someone.
You don’t even need a store front. Selling online in Ecuador would be enough.
This is one example of an under-filled niche in Ecuador. There are many similar ones.
I’d focus on what you know…
Why do I share this idea?
Because I already have a business at the current time and I need a case for my phone before I break it!
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