1. Starting Monday, 18 May, 2015, we will be implementing a new system in listing offers in the marketplace. Check the announcement here!
  2. We would like to know you better hence we made the the introductions more interesting. Would love to see you answer the questions here!
  3. We will now move all advertisers who are based outside of the UK to the International Advertisers Group. Check out the announcement here!

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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      1,019
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      14,689
      Latest: Difference between group buying & buying... idrissa, May 22, 2015 at 9:01 AM
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    2. Suppliers

      Find wholesale suppliers, trade distributors & manufactures. Features wholesale supplier reviews, wholesaler leads, trade experiences & due-diligence advice.
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      11,633
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      93,944
      Latest: licences to be a supplier J.Rowland, May 24, 2015 at 1:03 PM
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    3. Products & Trends

      Discuss wholesale products, supplies and trends impacting local and international trade markets.
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      4,424
      Messages:
      39,228
      Latest: Fresh coconuts in the UK kansam49, May 17, 2015
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    4. Dropshipping

      Discuss dropshipping, find dropshippers, source products and exchange experiences, resources & advice all in the dropship forum.
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      2,663
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      Latest: Benefits of dropshipping Bestnes, May 20, 2015 at 12:47 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.
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      2,569
      Messages:
      17,949
      Latest: Importing food from Spain Eduardoblanco, May 20, 2015 at 1:00 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
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      1,248
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      11,610
      Latest: Electrical safety testing in China Globetraveler, May 21, 2015 at 4:00 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:
      4,181
      Messages:
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      Latest: Supplying a larger order - carriage costs,... Icclebits, May 23, 2015 at 2:33 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.
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      347
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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:
      2,356
      Messages:
      28,012
      Latest: Alaibaba wholesaler terrible service ULAK, May 22, 2015 at 10:35 AM
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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:
      4,776
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      48,414
      Latest: Design business PJR, May 21, 2015 at 8:17 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:
      11,144
      Messages:
      122,249
      Latest: Not one sale on Ebay or Amazon today :( ULAK, May 23, 2015 at 3:22 AM
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    3. Retail

      Discuss retailing your products, opening a store and talking about the state of the highstreet.
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      Messages:
      1,307
      Latest: It's decided: gonna start my own B&M shop psxgamer, May 23, 2015 at 9:47 AM
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    4. E-Commerce

      Discuss E-Commerce related topics including setting up an online store, website design & development and more.
      Discussions:
      7,373
      Messages:
      73,700
      Latest: Pictures Amy@Filplastic, May 20, 2015 at 11:17 AM
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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:
      514
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    6. Legal, Insurance & Issues

      Business law forum including contracts, employment issues, health & safety, IP, trademarks and copyright queries.
      Discussions:
      428
      Messages:
      3,686
      Latest: Advice on selling branded cosmetics and... Bestnes, May 21, 2015 at 5:18 PM
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    7. Money, Accounts & Finance

      Business finance forum including advice on accounting, bookkeeping, taxes, banking and more.
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      645
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    8. Business News & Resources

      Business news forum and resources to help you in business.
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      Messages:
      3,271
      Latest: Potential Grexit jedi777, May 20, 2015 at 12:05 PM
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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:
      2,337
      Messages:
      18,162
      Latest: Gaming Mouse Lee John Belcher, May 23, 2015 at 8:40 AM
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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.
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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:
      7,310
      Messages:
      54,628
      Latest: Diesel Jackets egis, May 24, 2015 at 7:00 AM
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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:
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      4,929
      Latest: Converse Core Models lordsmill, May 23, 2015 at 3:45 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.
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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:
      1,908
      Messages:
      5,098
      Latest: Seiko Watches OFFER siz, May 24, 2015 at 4:18 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:
      3,397
      Messages:
      26,732
      Latest: WHOLESALE - Samsung Tab 4 7.0 Cases -... ULAK, May 23, 2015 at 1:41 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.
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      4,609
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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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      128
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      1,246
      Latest: Stock list (sportswear) Nadahan, May 24, 2015 at 12:38 PM
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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.
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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.
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      344
      Messages:
      1,975
      Latest: 30k worth of Apple iPod Cases for Just £800 lordsmill, May 23, 2015 at 5:14 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. General Stocklists

      Stocklists, price lists, new stock offerings, and mailing list subscriptions can be posted here.
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    18. Stock Wanted

      Post your wholesale stock requests and the community will do their best to help you find a reliable source.
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      20,790
      Messages:
      84,550
      Latest: Customized apparel suppliers wanted idrissa, May 23, 2015 at 9:03 AM
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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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      78
      Messages:
      1,079
      Latest: Cheap Barcodes from only 50p – MOQ 1 - FREE... Gary, May 23, 2015 at 10:48 AM
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    2. E-Commerce Services

      Offers on website design & development, web hosting, shopping carts, online marketing and more.
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      574
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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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    4. Services Wanted

      Request services for your business in this forum.
      Discussions:
      321
      Messages:
      1,883
      Latest: wholesale job, need workers adezy, May 24, 2015 at 11:41 AM
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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.
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      11,924
      Messages:
      104,023
      Latest: Heya ULAK, May 23, 2015 at 3:26 AM
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    2. Lounge

      Take a break from work and discuss or share something light hearted, entertaining or interesting with other members.
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      9,022
      Messages:
      116,553
      Latest: Ever tried working on tablets? Dean, May 21, 2015 at 11:00 AM
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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.
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      1,183
      Messages:
      11,461
      Latest: Advertiser How To: Create a Stock Offer Erik, May 19, 2015 at 9:27 AM
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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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      Latest: TWF Development II - Uniformity of... Erik, May 21, 2015 at 10:36 AM
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