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Sales Leads

justinboyd101justinboyd101 subscriber Posts: 11
edited April 2009 in Business Planning
Is it rude to ask another retail store where they get their inventory? I need some sales leads for warehouses that sell video games and am having a hard time finding them. I figured I could just ask another retail store owner where they get their inventory.


  • justinboyd101justinboyd101 subscriber Posts: 11
    Thanks for the reply!
    Yes I have looked for wholesalers online. But I`m having a really difficult time because most of the wholesalers I`ve come across don`t carry an up to date inventory. Let alone the website looks completely unprofessional. I don`t judge books by their cover but I`m trying to make sure I won`t get scammed out of money. But you are right, it couldn`t hurt to ask.
  • nevadasculnevadascul subscriber Posts: 3 Member
    Maybe I misunderstood, but why are you trying to sell to warehouses.  Generally warehouses store product.  Some other entity actually sells the product.  This could be the sales branch of the same company.  Or, a retailer who stores his product in a warehouse until the product is sold. 
    If you are looking for a warehouse to hold your product, you can go with a 3P (3rd party) type of warehouse.  They will store your product, handle shipping and send you inventory updates.
  • avinklineavinkline subscriber Posts: 0
    I would definitely ask. It`s surprising how much information companies are happy to offer - even to competition.
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