New Business Idea

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  1. Lexie Huv

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    Hello,

    A group of us have come up with a new business idea and we were hoping to get some feedback on the idea. Our idea is a jacket that allows the person wearing it to adjust the temperature of the jacket depending on the weather. An example would be if it is cold in the morning they could adjust the jacket to a warmer setting and if by the afternoon it is warmer out they could adjust the jacket to a cooler setting. We are hoping this would allow for people to not need more than one jacket.

    Thank You
     
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    Or just unzip the jacket if you get too warm.
     
  3. Jessica A.

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    Hi! This is a great idea. However I'd like to ask, does it have any built in wires of some sort inside the jacket to make it warmer and cooler? I don't quite like the idea of having an "electronic" jacket. I fear wearing something that will possibly electrocute me.
     
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    That's a great idea. When we can wear such jacket.Implement this soon
     
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    Here in Texas there are times when it is cool in the morning and hot in the afternoon. I myself have experienced the opposite, as I work the overnight shift in my regular job - hot when I go in to work, cool when I get out. I can bring a sweater and keep it in my car when I'm working, but I use fisicx's suggestion at other times.
    I'm sure that precautions can be taken so this won't happen, and a label can be added to the inside with a warning not to wear the jacket when the wiring gets damaged. In fact, such a warning may be legally necessary.
    So far, it appears to only be an idea, nothing actually exists yet. First, research would have to be done to see if there would be sufficient demand for such a product. Then, a prototype would have to be made, and a manufacturer found to make the product. It won't actually be available for some time.
     
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    well the idea is great but what should be the power source for this. i hope you are also thinking of some safe and consistent power supply which should not loose power frequently .
     
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    Well, that 's great idea.
    But, is that jacket water-resistant ?
    where you hide the power source or recharge it ?
    how long it could keep you warm ?
    how safe it is ?
     
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    These are all excellent questions, and should be kept in mind when a prototype is made. if desired, a survey could be taken to see what features buyers might want, and concerns they would have.
     
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    Hi, I think you should check out Flexwarm in Indiegogo, there is already this kind of adjusting temperature jacket out there, you can even charge your phone through the jacket. What I'm thinking is that maybe you can do some research and study on that then come with better improvement in your prototype that have better or extra feature. Good Luck!
     
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    Be careful, as there are, or were, two jackets on Indiegogo, one called the Heacket, another called Flexwarm. The Heacket had several delays when they first started, which caused many people to request refunds. There is also one by a company called Redder, and a search of "Heated jacket" on Google will bring up even more, including a review of the 10 best heated jackets. The two mentioned above started in 2016, so Lexie is a little late to the party. In spite of what fisicx may think, there is a demand for this sort of garment.
     
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    Hi might,

    I think it is a great idea, I think it will sell in large quantity. Try making a Proto-type and approach an investor. I think it will work well.

    Good luck with you product.
     
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    Shopify basically is a e-commerce site creation platform. They have a very user friendly platform which you can use to create a functioning store in less than an hour.

    Of course you need to spend around 4–5 hours to make the store pretty and customized.

    Even if you don’t know how to do a minor tweak, there are many videos on Youtube which explains exactly how to do that.
     
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    From my opinion you should go ahead with that because it happens it many countries where weather is not stable like to sometimes it is hot & after few times it converts into cold. But before that market research is one of the most important task in that if you will do that in right ways then no one can stop you to get the success in your new business.

    Best of luck in advance from my end.
     
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    Look at competition (the two cases of similar products in indiegogo.com that someone pointed to you earlier).
    What market they address? Maybe you could find a niche, such as sales persons especially in the winter: they have to reach as many as possible meetings (to sell their products) while keeping the target of sales for an entire day, so travelling in winter and interrupted by inside (in the buildings) meetings. This might qualify for a jacket that is easily switch on/off warm (outside) / normal (inside) and rechargeable from a mobile (inside you charge your mobile - during the meetings, and outside your mobile recharge your jacket).
    Good luck!
     
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    From an insurance nerds point of view: I am having issues with this, you should probably get someone to give you a ballpark idea on the cost to carry insurance for this endeavor.
     
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    Great idea! First of try to find your competitor, if this idea is very new then I guess no completion there. so what to do next?

    you are require to increase brand value and marketing for the people who would love to use this. Cold country should get preference for this kind product.

    Make sure the product quality and flexibility
    Make sure great marketing plan

    Best of luck.
     
  17. John G. Anai

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    See, new business notions are fully depends on you. Before, to start any business check out the marketing related to that business.
     
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    That's a great idea. When we can wear such jacket.Implement this soon.Good luck with you product.
     

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