About Light Bulk

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What is light bulk?

Will a light bulk supplier dropship?

What kind of profit margins are there buying in light bulk?

How do you find light bulk suppliers?

What are middlemen?

Do I need a tax ID to work with a light bulk supplier?

Do I need a tax ID to work with a light bulk supplier if I'm outside the US?

Do you list light bulk wholesalers from all over the world?

My company is a wholesale supplier. How can we get listed in the WorldwideBrands.com Product Sourcing Tool?


What is light bulk?

Light Bulk Wholesale or Light Bulk Wholesalers is a term coined by Worldwide Brands a couple of years ago. This is what we call genuine wholesale suppliers that will sell products to retailers with minimum orders of $500 or less. Having lower minimums allows many retailers to purchase in these quantities without breaking the bank.

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Will a light bulk supplier dropship?

Many light bulk wholesale suppliers will also dropship, but not all of them will. So make sure to search the portion of our database that you are wanting to source from.

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What kind of profit margins are there buying in light bulk?

Profit margins when buying in any kind of bulk quantity will always increase your profit margin. You are not buying in single item quantity, so you are going to get extra discounts depending on the amount you buy.

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How do you find light bulk suppliers?

We find genuine light bulk suppliers the same way we find genuine drop ship suppliers. Please go here; http://www.worldwidebrands.com/wwb/productsourcingresearch.asp for more detailed information.

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What are middlemen?

a. A middleman is a company that was created to simply pass on orders. A middleman will not hold inventory and will send your order to the actual manufacturer or wholesale supplier to send the product. They charge extra fees to do this, and that is typically found in the increased "wholesale" costs.

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Do I need a tax ID to work with a light bulk supplier?

Yes of course! You definitely need a tax ID to work with genuine suppliers. Check with your State’s Department of Revenue!

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Do I need a tax ID to work with a light bulk supplier if I'm outside the US?

Anyone from anywhere can purchase access to our Membership and still get a lot of benefit! Over 50% of our listed wholesale suppliers will work with international retailers. That means over half of our 8,000 listed suppliers will work with you! If you are interested in a specific country, and only want to work with wholesale suppliers in that country, you are welcome to contact customer support and they will check for you. Keep in mind, that since International rules differ from the US, there is no tax ID involved like you would need for the USA. So you will typically not need a tax ID in order to work with US wholesale suppliers. However, you will still need to obtain a registered business name and any other documentation required to prove you are a legitimate retailer. So you will need to check with your country or region to see what you need to show you are a genuine retailer. Quick tip! In a search engine, type Starting a business in XXXX and replace the X’s with your country name. There are a lot of great free resources out there that will provide you with what you need to know.

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Do you list light bulk wholesalers from all over the world?

We do list suppliers from all over the world, but the majority of the wholesale suppliers we list are based in the USA & Canada. But if you are an international retailer, 60%-70% of the listed wholesale suppliers will work with you and ship products worldwide.

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My company is a wholesale supplier. How can we get listed in the WorldwideBrands.com Product Sourcing Tool?

If you are a wholesale supplier that dropships and/or sells in small bulk quantities (under $500), please go here; http://www.worldwidebrands.com/freelisting to submit your company for a listing in our database.

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