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Wholesalers & Wholesale Suppliers UK Forum – The Wholesale Forums

  1. Wholesale & Trade Forums

    Discuss wholesale and International trade topics.
    1. General Wholesale

      Discuss general wholesale topics that are not catered for in other sub-categories.
      Discussions:
      963
      Messages:
      14,348
      Latest: Laptop bags and sleeve bundles! Graded Electrical, Jul 28, 2014 at 1:19 PM
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    2. Suppliers

      Find wholesale suppliers, trade distributors & manufactures. Features wholesale supplier reviews, wholesaler leads, trade experiences & due-diligence advice.
      Discussions:
      11,482
      Messages:
      92,977
      Latest: Wholesalers of Italian Made floyd_dias, Jul 28, 2014 at 1:39 PM
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    3. Products & Trends

      Discuss wholesale products, supplies and trends impacting local and international trade markets.
      Discussions:
      4,396
      Messages:
      39,058
      Latest: Checking quality of a perfume Rekha Kapur, Jul 28, 2014 at 2:21 PM
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    4. Dropshipping

      Discuss dropshipping, find dropshippers, source products and exchange experiences, resources & advice all in the dropship forum.
      Discussions:
      2,603
      Messages:
      27,472
      Latest: Crazyprofit UK based dropshipper No join... philyates, Jul 27, 2014 at 5:50 PM
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    5. Import & Export

      Discuss importing and exporting goods to and from overseas. Features help and advice on taxes, duties, customs, licences and regulatory compliance for importers and exporters trading internationally.
      Discussions:
      2,463
      Messages:
      17,539
      Latest: First time importing from China Import Expert, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:08 AM
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    6. China Sourcing

      Discuss product sourcing in China, find China suppliers, trading companies and manufacturers and learn how to successfully import goods from China. Features expert sourcing guides from GlobalSources.com
      Discussions:
      1,163
      Messages:
      11,285
      Latest: Legitimate CE certificate GSW, Jul 27, 2014 at 11:59 AM
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    7. Payment & Shipping

      Discuss payment services and shipping methods in here. Do you want an opinion on a payment method? Confused as to how a payment method works? Need advice with organising shipping? Get help and advice in here.
      Discussions:
      4,099
      Messages:
      35,199
      Latest: How can I track my cargos? Import Expert, Jul 28, 2014 at 9:55 AM
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    8. Trade Shows, Fairs & Exhibitions

      Discuss local and International trade shows, fairs and exhibitions. Flag upcoming events, organise meet and greets and much more.
      Discussions:
      331
      Messages:
      2,280
      Latest: Trade Show Directory Djordy, Jul 12, 2014
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    9. Bad Supplier Experiences

      Formerly the Name & Shame section. Tell us your BAD supplier experiences in here. Warn others to protect the wholesale industry from rogue operations. Please only post threads with facts in here.
      Discussions:
      2,339
      Messages:
      27,777
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  2. Business Forums

    UK Business Forums featuring useful help & advice for UK small businesses.
    1. Start-ups & Business Advice

      Discuss general business topics NOT relating to wholesale in here. Thinking of starting a business? Need advice about a certain issue surrounding your business? Get practical advice and discussion in here.
      Discussions:
      4,635
      Messages:
      48,006
      Latest: Need Bottling Company Melissa H, Jul 28, 2014 at 1:07 PM
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    2. eBay, Amazon & Online Marketplaces

      Discuss eBay, Amazon Marketplace, eBid, QXL and other popular online marketplaces within this category.
      Discussions:
      10,781
      Messages:
      119,291
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    3. Retail

      Discuss retailing your products, opening a store and talking about the state of the highstreet.
      Discussions:
      86
      Messages:
      1,176
      Latest: Genuine Cash and Carry ? Saff, Jul 24, 2014 at 11:58 PM
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    4. E-Commerce

      Discuss E-Commerce related topics including setting up an online store, website design & development and more.
      Discussions:
      7,294
      Messages:
      73,128
      Latest: Logo Re-Sizing for Default Template in Open... Ross, Jul 27, 2014 at 7:51 PM
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    5. Social Media, SEO/SEM & Online Marketing

      Discuss how to leverage social media, optimise your websites and market your business online.
      Discussions:
      484
      Messages:
      4,597
      Latest: Which domain to use? psxgamer, Jul 27, 2014 at 2:46 PM
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    6. Legal, Insurance & Issues

      Business law forum including contracts, employment issues, health & safety, IP, trademarks and copyright queries.
      Discussions:
      411
      Messages:
      3,634
      Latest: Concerns over CE marking ldgc, Jul 25, 2014 at 3:17 PM
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    7. Money, Accounts & Finance

      Business finance forum including advice on accounting, bookkeeping, taxes, banking and more.
      Discussions:
      618
      Messages:
      6,176
      Latest: VAT flat Rate scheme Exporting to EU ROW Saff, Jul 25, 2014 at 12:06 AM
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    8. Business News & Resources

      Business news forum and resources to help you in business.
      Discussions:
      298
      Messages:
      3,190
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  3. Stock Marketplace

    Trade supplier offers on wholesale goods, wholesale stock, pallets and trade clearance.
    1. Computing & Networking

      Stock offers marketplace featuring wholesale computers, wholesale laptops & networking goods.
      Discussions:
      2,361
      Messages:
      18,593
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    2. Consumer Electronics

      Stock marketplace featuring wholesale electronics, wholesale cameras & wholesale TVs & other consumer electronics.
      Discussions:
      3,125
      Messages:
      25,739
      Latest: Raw Toasters X100 £185 Graded Electrical, Jul 28, 2014 at 1:13 PM
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    3. Cosmetics, Fragrances, Health & Beauty

      Features stock lots of wholesale cosmetics, wholesale fragrances and health & beauty wholesale.
      Discussions:
      541
      Messages:
      7,406
      Latest: Forever Flawless Skincare Platinum Line... Effy Salhov, Jul 28, 2014 at 3:21 PM
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    4. Designer Brands & Unbranded Clothing

      Stock offers for wholesale clothing, wholesale clothes, ex-catalogue dresses & designer brand clothing.
      Discussions:
      6,997
      Messages:
      53,315
      Latest: 1400 Refurbished Authentic Designer Jeans,... jedi777, Jul 28, 2014 at 3:14 PM
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    5. Fashion Accessories & Footwear

      Marketplace featuring wholesale shoes, wholesale footwear, hats & sunglasses & fashion accessories.
      Discussions:
      911
      Messages:
      4,984
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    6. Gaming & Entertainment

      Features offers on wholesale games, wholesale video games for platforms such as PS3, Xbox 360 & Nintendo Wii.
      Discussions:
      3,709
      Messages:
      43,740
      Latest: Wholesale Xbox, PSN, Origin, Steam, Blizzard... xDoko, Jul 28, 2014 at 8:17 AM
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    7. Giftware, Seasonal & Occasional

      Features offers on wholesale giftware and seasonal goods for Christmas, Birthday's, Halloween and Easter.
      Discussions:
      53
      Messages:
      340
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    8. Home & Garden

      Marketplace featuring stock pallets of wholesale garden equipment, wholesale garden furniture plus home & garden wholesale.
      Discussions:
      784
      Messages:
      1,816
      Latest: Lifemax 1251 Pelican LED Light with clock David Bloor, Jul 22, 2014 at 3:39 PM
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    9. Jewellery & Watches

      Features stock lots of wholesale jewellery, wholesale watches, rings, bracelets & fashionable jewels.
      Discussions:
      829
      Messages:
      3,636
      Latest: Special Offer | D&G -75% Martin Smith, Jul 28, 2014 at 5:44 AM
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    10. Telecoms & Mobiles

      Marketplace featuring wholesale phones, wholesale mobile phones such as iPhone, Blackberry, Samsung & HTC. Plus wholesale phone accessories.
      Discussions:
      4,580
      Messages:
      30,952
      Latest: Mailing List for Wholesale Smartphones,... Martin Smith, Jul 28, 2014 at 5:48 AM
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    11. Sports & Leisure

      Stock offers for wholesale sports, wholesale sporting goods, sports clothing, accessories & sports equipment.
      Discussions:
      118
      Messages:
      1,069
      Latest: Baseball cap Reebok (5 Euro) fcfarul, Jul 26, 2014 at 11:01 PM
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    12. Toys & Gadgets

      Features stock offers of wholesale toys, wholesale gadgets, kids toys and baby toys.
      Discussions:
      2,724
      Messages:
      14,591
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    13. Miscellaneous & Clearance Lots

      Trade stock offers on miscellaneous wholesale goods that fall outside of top-level categories. Also features clearance lots.
      Discussions:
      296
      Messages:
      1,879
      Latest: Raw toasters this week only! Graded Electrical, Jul 28, 2014 at 1:13 PM
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    14. Single Units & Non-tangible Goods

      Variety of goods all available in single unit quantities from our advertisers.
      Discussions:
      38
      Messages:
      1,053
      Latest: LIFEMAX 1251 Pelican LED Light with Clock David Bloor, Jul 22, 2014 at 3:37 PM
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    15. Stock Wanted

      Post your wholesale stock requests and the community will do their best to help you find a reliable source.
      Discussions:
      20,175
      Messages:
      82,969
      Latest: Clothing supplier ML INTERNATIONAL TRADING, Jul 28, 2014 at 2:22 PM
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  4. Services Marketplace

    Offers on business services such as E-commerce development, web design, hosting, freight & logistics, accountancy, company formation and more.
    1. Business Support Services

      Offers on other business support services including: accountancy, legal advice, company formation and more.
      Discussions:
      64
      Messages:
      1,056
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    2. E-Commerce Services

      Offers on website design & development, web hosting, shopping carts, online marketing and more.
      Discussions:
      601
      Messages:
      8,593
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    3. Sourcing & Freight Services

      Offers on wholesale sourcing, agents & brokers. Also features providers of freight and logistic services.
      Discussions:
      85
      Messages:
      741
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    4. Services Wanted

      Request services for your business in this forum.
      Discussions:
      301
      Messages:
      1,837
      Latest: eBay Template Needed Gary, Jul 24, 2014 at 1:14 PM
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  5. Member Forums

    These forums are exclusively for the participation of our community members. In here, members can introduce themselves or take a break from work in the lounge.
    1. Introductions

      Introduce yourself to the rest of the community and tell us a little bit about what you do and how you found us.
      Discussions:
      11,674
      Messages:
      103,205
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    2. Lounge

      Take a break from work and discuss or share something light hearted, entertaining or interesting with other members.
      Discussions:
      8,948
      Messages:
      116,275
      Latest: TWF Advertisers - Membership Question Helen, Jul 28, 2014 at 2:59 PM
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  6. Community Forums

    Information and support regarding the community can be found in this section.
    1. Forum Support & Feedback

      If you are experiencing any technical problems using any of our community services, have a general enquiry or wish to share your feedback, please do so in here.
      Discussions:
      1,161
      Messages:
      11,350
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    2. Forum News & Announcements

      If we have something important to announce or new community development to inform you of, we will generally use this forum.
      Discussions:
      236
      Messages:
      5,377
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