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If you’ve read our previous articles on finding niche ideas and evaluating products for online sales, you may have already found some innovative product ideas. It could be an interesting time for a contractor; indeed, the excitement can serve as momentum and motivate you to consider more seriously your product idea.

However, very often, many entrepreneurs become discouraged and lose their momentum when they have to obtain or “source” their products. Whether it is to manufacture your own product or to find suppliers from which to buy wholesale, the task is often not very easy. For Wawa – Sell to Wawa you will need to know more.

In this article, we will examine the fundamentals of sourcing suppliers, wholesalers and manufacturers for your next project. We’ll look at a few places where you can do your research, how to approach suppliers, and what you need to ask them.

Let’s go.

Fundamentals – What are you looking for?

In this article, when we use the word supplier, we refer to anyone who has the ability to provide you with products and inventory. This includes manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors.

There are tons of useful resources that you can find online just by doing some research on Google. However, before you begin, there are little things you need to know. For more you can read about Retail distribution.

First, you need to determine what type of provider you are looking for. This will help you determine the terminology that you need to use for your research.

There are several options, the most common being:

  • A manufacturer to produce an article that interests you or give life to your own product idea.
  • A supplier, who could also be a manufacturer, wholesaler or distributor to buy brands and products that already exist.

National or Foreign Suppliers?

A common question when looking for suppliers, if you plan to have your product made or buy it wholesale to sell, is whether you want to source in your country or abroad. The stranger may refer to any other place in the world, but generally, and as part of this article, will refer to Asian countries like China, India, and Taiwan.

You probably already know that it is always cheaper to get your products from abroad, but apart from the initial investment and the cost per unit, there are many more things to consider when making your decision.

Both types of sourcing, both at home and abroad, have advantages and disadvantages, which we will discuss below:

Advantages

  • Better work standards and better workmanship
  • Easier communication without a language barrier
  • Marketing advantage for the sale of the product, linked to the fact that it is manufactured in France
  • Easier to check the reputation of manufacturers
  • Shorter delivery times
  • Better protection of intellectual property rights
  • Better payment security and recourse

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