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Hello,I would like to know where can I buy sport brands as wholesale.I've read online that I should contact the brand itself e.g. Nike ,but in meanwhile I see many stores or online stores selling the products either they are very small or big shops.And I am talking about original stuff.Thank you in advance!

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Hello,
When buying wholesale, in most cases you will need you EIN or Tax Id number. ( at least in the USA) in order to purchase from wholesale dealers. You are assigned that number when you open a formal legal business.  If you are talking about big brands like Nike , they may also require you to purchase large quantity like a full container or Eagle as they are called.

Yes, you may find many "lots" on sale on various other sites, these are probably jobbers or person who buy seconds or persons who buy a lot and break it up in order to charge a little more than the vendor and make money. Many times from these other sources you do not need a tax number.
So my friend, it all comes down to what quantity you are seeking and the styles and sizes and how much you are willing to pay. I hope this helps you. Good Luck! Jill

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Jill Odermann-Mullins

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expert at technical design, writing of specifications, fitting, working knowledge of grading. Expert at production construction and pattern making. Expert at entire process from inception to top. have worked with designers and merchants and also worked the other end in agent office.

Experience

15 years technical professional working in Asia and recently Caribbean and Latin America. Experienced in Denim, knits, super stretch knits, mens casual, polos and khaki, womens separates, special sizes and toddler through teen boys and girls. I teach pattern making and draping. Recently started up my own company for technical design solutions with a team that can offer full package consulting as well.

Education/Credentials
A.A.S Illinois institute of Art Currently teach at Miami school of art and design in the fashion department, history of fashion, textiles, knit design, pattern making and construction one through four

Awards and Honors
1998 The May Company Best Support Person

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