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    Default Selling name brand is it ok?

    Om thinking of starting a small business selling something that u can only get online in Perth.. So I want to buy this stuff and re sell it with a small mark up which means Perth people can get it straight away not wait for shipping. Alao Australians with faster shipping.

    Can u actually do that? Buy and resell as u wish?

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    I haven't done it before but is there a RRP? Perhaps enquire what the terms and conditions are for being a distributor

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    I see many many on bss who get access to a desired product and sell with a markup ( think bonds, mcn, juju be to name a few).
    It's risky if it doesn't sell, and many on bss don't think highly of these people but it happens.
    You may experience issues if you are planning on setting up a proper business/ shop

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    Thanks guys. I just know I would pay heaps more to know I could buy something I want and have it that day or within a couple of days rather than a weeks shipping.. Just an idea im working through..

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    I think if you offer the option to pick up I would pay a little extra so I get it when I want and I save on shipping.

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    Lots of people have eBay stores that do exactly this.

    A relative of mine has an eBay business. She imports a name brand product and sells it via eBay. She has an abn and everything. She buys large quantities and buys them cheaply as it's bulk. She sells them individually.

    Is this the kind of thing you have in mind op?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kim85 View Post
    Thanks guys. I just know I would pay heaps more to know I could buy something I want and have it that day or within a couple of days rather than a weeks shipping.. Just an idea im working through..
    I would approach the manufacturer/ wholesaler and see if you can become their distributor. You might be able to negotiate a bulk buy discount and freight discount them still sell it at the RRP but still make a profit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by preggasaurus View Post
    Lots of people have eBay stores that do exactly this.

    A relative of mine has an eBay business. She imports a name brand product and sells it via eBay. She has an abn and everything. She buys large quantities and buys them cheaply as it's bulk. She sells them individually.

    Is this the kind of thing you have in mind op?
    Snap!

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    Quote Originally Posted by preggasaurus View Post
    Lots of people have eBay stores that do exactly this.

    A relative of mine has an eBay business. She imports a name brand product and sells it via eBay. She has an abn and everything. She buys large quantities and buys them cheaply as it's bulk. She sells them individually.

    Is this the kind of thing you have in mind op?
    Yes I would love to do that and offer a pickup instead of shipping.. I might call and see if just anyone cam be a distributor and get a bulk discount. Sounds like a good idea but I don't know if im dreaming or not!

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    Hi, yes its legal as long as it's genuine product and not imported replicas.
    I've worked in product development for other companies. They wholesale to store owners. whilst they might have a RRP, it's just that "recommended" retail price. No company can legally force you to sell their brand at their RRP. It's why pricing varies so much from store to store. If you register as a proper business you should be able to purchase at wholesale price direct from the company who's brand you want to sell? If unregistered it makes it a little more difficult.


 

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