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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.
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      1,015
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      Latest: Counterfeit goods? Anna.V, Apr 23, 2015 at 4:30 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:
      11,620
      Messages:
      93,829
      Latest: Finding right manufacturer or supplier for... Anna.V, Apr 24, 2015 at 3:39 PM
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    3. Products & Trends

      Discuss wholesale products, supplies and trends impacting local and international trade markets.
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      4,422
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      39,207
      Latest: Defected/Factory Seconds Designer clothing Luke95, Apr 25, 2015 at 8:51 PM
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    4. Dropshipping

      Discuss dropshipping, find dropshippers, source products and exchange experiences, resources & advice all in the dropship forum.
      Discussions:
      2,662
      Messages:
      27,809
      Latest: Benefits of dropshipping Anna.V, Apr 23, 2015 at 4:08 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:
      2,561
      Messages:
      17,922
      Latest: Alibaba first time advice please WoodHorse, Apr 25, 2015 at 11:29 PM
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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:
      1,246
      Messages:
      11,582
      Latest: Chinese wholesalers in UK Hoper, Apr 24, 2015 at 9:59 PM
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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:
      4,174
      Messages:
      35,574
      Latest: looking for boxes naweewan, Apr 25, 2015 at 6:05 PM
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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:
      344
      Messages:
      2,315
      Latest: Online Seller Meetup - Hammersmith Wed 22nd Helen, Apr 23, 2015 at 11:25 AM
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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:
      2,353
      Messages:
      27,993
      Latest: TWF Member Fr33dom - Sahin Uysal - Fraud Erik, Apr 22, 2015 at 4:25 PM
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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:
      4,769
      Messages:
      48,355
      Latest: Help Required - VAT Threshold - Sole Trader... Gary, Apr 25, 2015 at 2:14 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:
      11,121
      Messages:
      122,078
      Latest: eBay and Amazon sales totally dead? fashion uk, Apr 24, 2015 at 3:44 PM
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    3. Retail

      Discuss retailing your products, opening a store and talking about the state of the highstreet.
      Discussions:
      98
      Messages:
      1,291
      Latest: Bottling S.D.B., Apr 12, 2015
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    4. E-Commerce

      Discuss E-Commerce related topics including setting up an online store, website design & development and more.
      Discussions:
      7,365
      Messages:
      73,624
      Latest: Is you website mobile friendly? Else you're... psxgamer, Apr 24, 2015 at 4:54 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:
      510
      Messages:
      4,778
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    6. Legal, Insurance & Issues

      Business law forum including contracts, employment issues, health & safety, IP, trademarks and copyright queries.
      Discussions:
      427
      Messages:
      3,682
      Latest: Can you legally sell designer clothing? Matus Antalec, Apr 20, 2015 at 5:22 PM
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    7. Money, Accounts & Finance

      Business finance forum including advice on accounting, bookkeeping, taxes, banking and more.
      Discussions:
      644
      Messages:
      6,315
      Latest: Advice needed. Continue with Sole trading or... Hoper, Apr 24, 2015 at 4:46 PM
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    8. Business News & Resources

      Business news forum and resources to help you in business.
      Discussions:
      316
      Messages:
      3,262
      Latest: Potential Grexit jedi777, Apr 19, 2015
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  3. Stock Marketplace

    Trade supplier offers on wholesale goods, wholesale stock, pallets and trade clearance.
    1. Cars & Automotive

      Automotive accessories, equipment, audio & car maintenance supplies

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
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    2. Computers & Electronics

      Stock offers marketplace featuring desktop and notebook parts, cameras, storage devices, and other electronic goods

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
      Discussions:
      2,332
      Messages:
      18,121
      Latest: HP PCs Refurbished Kornelia, Apr 22, 2015 at 9:16 PM
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    3. Cosmetics, Fragrances, Health & Beauty

      Features stock lots of wholesale cosmetics, wholesale fragrances and health & beauty wholesale.

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
      Discussions:
      600
      Messages:
      7,676
      Latest: MAC MakeUP Artist Application Accessories cv11, Apr 24, 2015 at 2:18 PM
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    4. Designer Clothing & Unbranded Apparel

      Stock offers for wholesale clothing, wholesale clothes, ex-catalogue dresses & designer brand clothing.

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
      Discussions:
      7,273
      Messages:
      54,500
      Latest: American Brands directly from USA dmb.designer, Apr 25, 2015 at 10:43 PM
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    5. Footwear

      Marketplace featuring wholesale shoes, socks and other footwear

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
      Discussions:
      822
      Messages:
      4,909
      Latest: Nike Air Max Light Essential 1 Trainers 3... ebay.M, Apr 22, 2015 at 8:28 PM
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    6. Giftware, Party, & Occasional

      Features offers on wholesale giftware and seasonal goods for Christmas, Birthday's, Halloween and Easter.

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
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    7. Home, Pet Care, Garden & Outdoor

      Features offers on home equipment, furniture, home décor and pet care items

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
      Discussions:
      836
      Messages:
      1,929
      Latest: Pallet of Vaccum Cleaners Ben-Prestek, Apr 20, 2015 at 10:29 AM
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    8. Jewellery, Watches, Bags & Accessories

      Features stock lots of wholesale jewellery, wholesale watches, rings, bracelets, bags & fashionable accessories.

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
      Discussions:
      1,889
      Messages:
      5,056
      Latest: Lady, For Yourself! Gentleman, For Your... chloe_wong, Apr 24, 2015 at 8:20 AM
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    9. Mobile Cases & Electronic Accessories

      Stock marketplace featuring mobile phone cases, headphones, screen protectors, camera stands, lenses, white boxes, and other electronic accessories

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
      Discussions:
      3,388
      Messages:
      26,690
      Latest: Tempered Glass Screen Protector For iPhone... nav, Apr 24, 2015 at 11:13 AM
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    10. Mobile Phones & Tablets

      Marketplace featuring mobile phones, tablets, mp3 players, and other gadgets

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
      Discussions:
      4,605
      Messages:
      30,961
      Latest: Brand New Smartphones Rytis, Apr 25, 2015 at 8:29 PM
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    11. Office & Packaging

      Features stock lots of office supplies and furniture, Packaging materials and boxes

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
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      Latest: Cable clips Hartronics, Apr 9, 2015
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    12. Sports & Leisure

      Stock offers for wholesale sports, wholesale sporting goods, sports clothing, accessories & sports equipment.

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
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      126
      Messages:
      1,224
      Latest: Stock list (sportswear) KS SPORT, Apr 22, 2015 at 10:54 AM
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    13. Toys, Books, Arts & Craft

      Wholesale toys, arts & crafts, books, puzzles, and other recreational toys for children

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
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    14. Video Games, Gift Cards & Software

      Wholesale offers on video game consoles, accessories, subscription cards, and other computer software

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
      Discussions:
      3,903
      Messages:
      46,005
      Latest: Best PC Games wholesale platform -... Omar B, Apr 25, 2015 at 7:07 PM
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    15. Miscellaneous & Clearance Lots

      Trade stock offers on miscellaneous wholesale goods that fall outside of top-level categories. Also features clearance lots.

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
      Discussions:
      340
      Messages:
      1,944
      Latest: Mini Sewing Machine steveshaw, Apr 25, 2015 at 10:29 PM
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    16. Dropshipped Goods

      Features all products open for dropshipping

      Please Note: Your account may be affected if you breach any of our community guidelines, especially those regarding fake/unlicensed goods, goods which do not meet UK safety requirements, or otherwise illegal goods/material.
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    17. Stock Wanted

      Post your wholesale stock requests and the community will do their best to help you find a reliable source.
      Discussions:
      20,739
      Messages:
      84,384
      Latest: Supplier needed for Levis Jeans grade A... weaver33, Apr 25, 2015 at 5:41 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.
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      77
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    2. E-Commerce Services

      Offers on website design & development, web hosting, shopping carts, online marketing and more.
      Discussions:
      574
      Messages:
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    3. Sourcing & Freight Services

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

      Request services for your business in this forum.
      Discussions:
      319
      Messages:
      1,874
      Latest: UK Manufactured T Shirt Supply/Print Wanted steveshaw, Apr 25, 2015 at 10:33 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:
      11,902
      Messages:
      103,904
      Latest: CGM Sports Ltd - Sports Footwear & Clothing... jedi777, Apr 25, 2015 at 8:59 PM
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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:
      9,016
      Messages:
      116,490
      Latest: Bored on a Friday check this out, Dave, Apr 25, 2015 at 8:34 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:
      1,180
      Messages:
      11,442
      Latest: Using TWF as a guest is terrible steveshaw, Apr 25, 2015 at 10:08 PM
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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.
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      248
      Messages:
      5,494
      Latest: New Moderator Announcement - jedi777 Jenilee, Apr 21, 2015 at 4:06 PM
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