Selling wholesale is the act of selling your hand made, designed or manufactured purchased items to a retailer.
PROS & CONS OF BUYING FROM A MANUFACTURER
If you're goal is to become a bulk wholesaler, you'll more than likely have to work with a manufacturer to create the product for you.
Finding the right manufacturer takes a lot research and probable travel, depending on where you choose to do your business. Here are the pros and cons of working with a manufacturer.
You can produce unique clothing items
You can establish your own brand
You can generally sell items at higher prices
You have greater control over branding and marketing
You have to make a significant investment up front
You have to buy bulk items that might not sell
You have greater legal obligations
You expose yourself to more risk
MANUFACTURER DIRECTORY SITES
This list is a cumulative list and more manufacturers will continue to be added. Only secure sites have been included on this list.
Not just a directory, Apparel Search offers access to manufacturers along with information about trends and best practices. If you're just getting started in the fashion industry, Apparel Search is a good place to start.
Manufacturer & Supply Chain
Along with offering valuable information and manufacturing services, Suuchi also offers a platform for selling your clothing as a wholesaler.
Along with being one of the top manufacturers, Sewport offers sewing products that will help you on your wholesale journey.
A BETTER LEMONADE STAND
Mini Manufacturer Directory
A mini directory of clothing manufacturers. Go to A Better Lemonade Stand >
GO SOURCING 365
Global B2B Networking & Sourcing Platform featuring worldwide Apparel Manufacturers. Go to Go Sourcing 365 >