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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:
      985
      Messages:
      14,437
      Latest: Taking the plunge pixycart, Oct 23, 2014 at 9:26 AM
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    2. Suppliers

      Find wholesale suppliers, trade distributors & manufactures. Features wholesale supplier reviews, wholesaler leads, trade experiences & due-diligence advice.
      Discussions:
      11,540
      Messages:
      93,315
      Latest: Looking for supplier - mascara ositsu, Oct 23, 2014 at 6:39 PM
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    3. Products & Trends

      Discuss wholesale products, supplies and trends impacting local and international trade markets.
      Discussions:
      4,405
      Messages:
      39,107
      Latest: Toys - Personal Inventory Amy@Filplastic, Oct 21, 2014 at 1:44 PM
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    4. Dropshipping

      Discuss dropshipping, find dropshippers, source products and exchange experiences, resources & advice all in the dropship forum.
      Discussions:
      2,629
      Messages:
      27,677
      Latest: Crazyprofit.co.uk Simple Aquatics, Oct 23, 2014 at 2:37 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:
      2,505
      Messages:
      17,696
      Latest: Import duty question (China to UK) Import Expert, Oct 23, 2014 at 11:43 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:
      1,200
      Messages:
      11,358
      Latest: Hi any dealt with a wholesaler than runs... Dean, Oct 23, 2014 at 6:12 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:
      4,126
      Messages:
      35,337
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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:
      335
      Messages:
      2,292
      Latest: Canton fair. Anyone been? MY OFFICE IN CHINA, Oct 23, 2014 at 2:37 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:
      2,345
      Messages:
      27,770
      Latest: Warning: Mega Trade Star Co., Ltd Kumarsantosh, Oct 23, 2014 at 1:58 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:
      4,684
      Messages:
      48,235
      Latest: Quick question about a new brand NPNG, Oct 23, 2014 at 5:52 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:
      10,925
      Messages:
      120,502
      Latest: eBay buyers multiple addresses Dean, Oct 22, 2014 at 12:04 PM
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    3. Retail

      Discuss retailing your products, opening a store and talking about the state of the highstreet.
      Discussions:
      89
      Messages:
      1,240
      Latest: 7 November = d-day Icclebits, Oct 18, 2014 at 10:20 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:
      7,326
      Messages:
      73,381
      Latest: Getting a domain and a business e-mail. NPNG, Oct 23, 2014 at 7:20 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:
      494
      Messages:
      4,668
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    6. Legal, Insurance & Issues

      Business law forum including contracts, employment issues, health & safety, IP, trademarks and copyright queries.
      Discussions:
      418
      Messages:
      3,646
      Latest: Non compete contract business legalities PM123, Oct 23, 2014 at 6:45 PM
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    7. Money, Accounts & Finance

      Business finance forum including advice on accounting, bookkeeping, taxes, banking and more.
      Discussions:
      626
      Messages:
      6,194
      Latest: Pensions - Who has one? ladyvgw, Oct 19, 2014 at 9:10 AM
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    8. Business News & Resources

      Business news forum and resources to help you in business.
      Discussions:
      301
      Messages:
      3,228
      Latest: Anyone considering buying tesco shares? lauris, Oct 23, 2014 at 6:54 PM
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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:
      2,384
      Messages:
      18,660
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    2. Consumer Electronics

      Stock marketplace featuring wholesale electronics, wholesale cameras & wholesale TVs & other consumer electronics.
      Discussions:
      3,213
      Messages:
      26,090
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    3. Cosmetics, Fragrances, Health & Beauty

      Features stock lots of wholesale cosmetics, wholesale fragrances and health & beauty wholesale.
      Discussions:
      565
      Messages:
      7,515
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    4. Designer Brands & Unbranded Clothing

      Stock offers for wholesale clothing, wholesale clothes, ex-catalogue dresses & designer brand clothing.
      Discussions:
      7,092
      Messages:
      53,721
      Latest: Diesel Jackets.... pisceank, Oct 23, 2014 at 10:36 AM
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    5. Fashion Accessories & Footwear

      Marketplace featuring wholesale shoes, wholesale footwear, hats & sunglasses & fashion accessories.
      Discussions:
      982
      Messages:
      5,153
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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:
      3,746
      Messages:
      43,994
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    7. Giftware, Seasonal & Occasional

      Features offers on wholesale giftware and seasonal goods for Christmas, Birthday's, Halloween and Easter.
      Discussions:
      54
      Messages:
      344
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    8. Home & Garden

      Marketplace featuring stock pallets of wholesale garden equipment, wholesale garden furniture plus home & garden wholesale.
      Discussions:
      803
      Messages:
      1,866
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    9. Jewellery & Watches

      Features stock lots of wholesale jewellery, wholesale watches, rings, bracelets & fashionable jewels.
      Discussions:
      1,138
      Messages:
      3,991
      Latest: Wholesale Joblot of 10 French Connection 4... WCUK, Oct 23, 2014 at 10:08 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:
      4,639
      Messages:
      31,156
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    11. Sports & Leisure

      Stock offers for wholesale sports, wholesale sporting goods, sports clothing, accessories & sports equipment.
      Discussions:
      128
      Messages:
      1,171
      Latest: Magic Back Support JamesWalker, Oct 22, 2014 at 3:05 PM
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    12. Toys & Gadgets

      Features stock offers of wholesale toys, wholesale gadgets, kids toys and baby toys.
      Discussions:
      2,781
      Messages:
      14,687
      Latest: 99p Clearance Toy Auctions from Risus... ladyvgw, Oct 21, 2014 at 5:03 PM
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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:
      324
      Messages:
      1,959
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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
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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:
      20,400
      Messages:
      83,528
      Latest: MASCARA ositsu, Oct 23, 2014 at 7:37 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:
      68
      Messages:
      1,065
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    2. E-Commerce Services

      Offers on website design & development, web hosting, shopping carts, online marketing and more.
      Discussions:
      601
      Messages:
      8,599
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    3. Sourcing & Freight Services

      Offers on wholesale sourcing, agents & brokers. Also features providers of freight and logistic services.
      Discussions:
      88
      Messages:
      749
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    4. Services Wanted

      Request services for your business in this forum.
      Discussions:
      307
      Messages:
      1,848
      Latest: Storing and dispatching organic products James and James, Oct 17, 2014 at 10:28 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.
      Discussions:
      11,776
      Messages:
      103,487
      Latest: Hi Everyone, ositsu, Oct 23, 2014 at 6:45 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:
      8,967
      Messages:
      116,429
      Latest: A techy question for ther computer buffs -... Dean, Oct 23, 2014 at 2:47 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:
      1,169
      Messages:
      11,380
      Latest: Advertising Dean, Oct 14, 2014
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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:
      237
      Messages:
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