If you have a business license and a tax ID number and want to get your hands on products long before they make it to the retail segment, check out these 10 resources (listed in no particular order).
These are free resources, with no membership fees or set-up costs:
Please email me [email protected] if you feel I have left anything off the list. I am happy to add your faves and share them with our entrepreneur community.
USA Closeouts – This site offers wholesale name brand clothing
Alibaba – You can search for just about anything on Alibaba. You will need to create an account and orders are usually a larger quantity.
Aliexpress – You can search for anything on Aliexpress and find an excellent selection of drop shipping companies to buy from.
AAA Closeouts Network – This wholesale company offers several different products at low, low prices. Minimums vary per products, enquire for more details.
Camera Wholesalers – All you need to know to start your own wholesale camera business.
925e – Sterling Silver wholesale jewelry with cubic zirconia and semi precious stones.
DH Gate – Computer Wholesale equipment of all kinds can be found on this site.
Sidney Imports – Gorgeous sterling silver and opal jewelry at very affordable prices.
Wooden Expressions – In business more than 40 years they specialize in wooden games such as backgammon, chess, checkers & cribbage.
AeWholesale – Housewares, toys and really long list of gift items including angels, fountains, solar products, pillows, figurines, dolls and more.
Nina Designs – Sterling silver jewelry findings for you jewelry designers out there along with a long list of jewelry making videos to help you get started should you want to become one. They even give micro loans so they are a terrific wholesale business. They do sell retail but you can register for a wholesale account with a tax ID number. Excellent customer support!!
Wholesale Central – This is one of our favorite wholesaler resources. Their website says that they are “the internet’s largest wholesale directory and marketplace of active wholesalers, importers, and manufacturers.” We absolutely believe them. You will find links to everything you could ever want to sell. Check them out and let us know your thoughts.