Trading Advice

Why You Need a Wholesale Directory

If you are reselling items and regularly need to purchase new stock then using a wholesale directory should be a part of your every day routine. Here’s why:

Access to Multiple Suppliers

Using an online wholesale directory will mean you have access to hundreds of suppliers, based all over the world. Having access to multiple suppliers based in different locations is valuable for a number of reasons. Firstly, if you are trying to buy stock that is particularly popular having access to multiple suppliers can guarantee your stock flow. If you use only one it is likely they will run out of stock or find it hard to meet your buying needs so having multiple options can really help your buying strategy. Speaking to a number of wholesale suppliers will also mean you have access to the best rates. When buying products you should check with a few wholesalers to confirm pricing and minimum purchase orders and you can then whittle down the most competitive one. This will help you to build higher profit margins.

Trusted Suppliers

By using a wholesale directory you can be assured that the suppliers you are contacting are trustworthy and reliable. Wholesalers will usually have to go through a check before being submitted to a directory. If you search for random suppliers online you may find yourself entering into business with a supplier that can’t supply you with the stock you need or supplies it at high prices. Using a wholesale directory will ensure you only deal with trusted wholesale suppliers and it can help your business to run more smoothly.


Product trends can mean you need to search and secure stock quickly in order to sell it on at a maximum resale price. If it takes you months and months to secure stock or to find the right items, then you are missing out on your selling opportunity. Wholesale directories are usually easy to use and a quick search for a product will show up multiple results and you should be able to sell products more efficiently.

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