Starting a Small Business/wholesale

Advertisement


Question
I am looking to start a business online for men's skin care. i need a wholesaler. where do i start to find such a company, i am new to this. thanks

Answer
it really is a combination of the following:

internet search
local search through yellow pages and similar
attending local trade shows where wholesalers will be exhibiting.

You might also be lucky to have several salespeople contacting you.

Make sure that you compare before you sign any contracts that bind you to one supplier.  You might get a better terms elsewhere.

Staying with one supplier will help you build a relationship and get better terms.

good luck.

If you have a small internet based company, I would welcome your help in completing a survey and helping me with my Masters Dissertation. I am researching how a small company can build its brand and grow quickly using social media marketing. The survey takes 4 minutes and all information is confidential and will NEVER be used for marketing purposes. Thank you in advance. The link to the survey is below:
http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1679437/Branding-using-Social-Media

Starting a Small Business

All Answers


Answers by Expert:


Ask Experts

Volunteer


Lee Lister

Expertise

If you are a serious entrepreneur and want to set up your own business or ensure that your existing business is more profitable then let me assist you. I answer questions on business start up, business strategy, business models, business planning, marketing plans, marketing strategy, branding, business tune ups and business improvement. I do not answer any legal, tax or accountancy questions - you should see your own professional adviser about these. If you cannot be bothered to read and rate my answers - I can't be bothered to answer yours! If you have a small internet based company, I would welcome your help in completing a survey and helping me with my Masters Dissertation. I am researching how a small company can build its brand and grow quickly using social media marketing. The survey takes 4 minutes and all information is confidential and will NEVER be used for marketing purposes. Thank you in advance. The link to the survey is below: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1679437/Branding-using-Social-Media

Experience

Over 20 year’s management, IT and business consultancy experience with businesses large and small as well as being a serial entrepreneur.

Publications
A prolific writer and published author, I write on entrepreneurship, project, bid management and career improvement.

Education/Credentials
BA (Hons) Economics MSc Marketing Management , studying for DBA. Numerous business qualifications.

©2016 About.com. All rights reserved.