How to Source Wholesale Clothing
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If you want to get into the very lucrative market of selling clothing on eBay, you're not the only
one. Clothing and accessories are among the hottest sellers on eBay. Did you know that a women's dress is sold
every 14 seconds on eBay?
There are great opportunities with buying wholesale and selling with a markup. The issue with
opportunity, however, is that "opportunity" often comes with a chance of losing a lot of money.
There are companies on the internet that have some really great looking websites that promise you the world,
only to later take your money and deliver knock-offs or counterfeit items.
There really are thousands of these conmen that make a living by cheating people like you who are wanting
to get into the clothing market.
The best way to find and source a reputable
wholesale company is to get referrals. You can do this by asking other eBay users or by joining wholesale
The biggest and most reliable directory is SaleHoo. At SaleHoo.com you can find the best suppliers for clothing
for you to contact and develop a business relationship with. There are also forums where you can do your
They have over 8,000 suppliers listed in their directory. And best of all, every single one of them
has been verified as legitimate, so you know that you are safe trading with them.
When searching through SaleHoo, or any other directory, have a pad of paper, or an open Excel sheet, to write
which ones are the most suitable for your business.
It won't be hard to find out which ones you like and which ones you don't need.
Your goal is to find 10 wholesale
companies that you think you can work, and email them to discuss buying from them.
Write a very brief email pitch about the nature of your business, and try to answer any questions you know they
will have such as how much stock you will be buying. They might also want to know
- How long you have been in business
- How much traffic you get (if you own a website)
- Your PowerSeller status, if applicable
Also ask them whatever questions you have.
If after 3 business days, you haven't heard from them, I recommend giving them a call. Calling suppliers is
often a much more effective way of getting in touch with them.
Like many business people, suppliers are often very busy, and it's not uncommon for emails to get neglected or
When you call a supplier, you get their attention right there and then. I recommend contacting as many suppliers
as you can before deciding to use one. It's always best to give yourself as much choice as possible.
It really is that simple. What you should NOT do is type in "clothing wholesale" into a search engine and expect
to stumble upon a company that is the best one for your needs.
Just like these companies that are good at taking your money and delivering bogus goods, they are also good at
The best - and safest - way to go about it is to try to get any referrals or recommendations from anyone doing
what it is that you are trying to do. You might be surprised at the amount of people that will help you in forums
and on eBay.
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