Looking to get stock from wholesale suppliers but not sure if they are legitimate? Follow these Due Diligence steps for sourcing wholesale suppliers. There are a lot of ways to research about your supplier, but here are a few simple steps which you can do to have an early judgment!
Importing from China is a viable business model for many businesses today. Importing opens up many opportunities for your businesses, as well as giving you a competitive edge over other suppliers. 2014 saw the United Kingdom import more than £498b, increasing with an annualized rate of over 6% from nearly £377b in 2009, making the…
Unfortunately the world we live in isn’t perfect, and that means at times there can be negative consequences when dealing with suppliers. Some instances are a simple lack of communication where the wrong product is dispatched or extra fees are invoiced that weren’t initially specified, however sometimes things can take a more sinister turn with…
Being in first contact with suppliers will always be the point of making or breaking possible business, and it is fairly important to leave the best impression possible. Here are tips that will make you leave a good professional footprint among suppliers.
For many people, it’s likely to be one of the most challenging aspects of buying to resell online; and that is knowing exactly where to look to find reliable wholesale suppliers. Time and again within The Wholesale Forums I see new posts from people asking other members for help with finding wholesale suppliers of particular…
Sourcing products abroad always has risks, but are you sure that using international suppliers will be good for you? Here are the pros and cons in using them.
TWF together with Alibaba.com hosted our very first live Twitter Q&A on How to Find the Right Supplier. Over 200 tweets used the #safesourcing hashtag including tweets from our very own TWF community members. Check out the session's storified summary.
Scams were around long before the internet was, but with its advent, online scams have become both easy for scam-artists to pull off, and easy for all online users to fall victim to.
Unfortunately, online retailers, or anyone else who sources wholesale products online, are highly targeted by online scammers.
Manufacturers are the 'real deal' in the product supply chain and are best for their exceptionally low prices. Buying wholesale products direct from manufacturers means you'll have plenty of room for prosperous profits! Read on to discover 3 things you should know about manufacturers.
Collecting payments from customers can be a challenge. This article provide some helpful tips on how small businesses can ease their credit control tasks.