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Wholesale Clothing to Sell Online


So you are looking to sell clothing online? Did you know that this is one of the highest requested product types from our members? Clothing is already so highly saturated online, that it is very difficult to make a profit selling these types of products. We highly recommend against it, unless it's a very small part of your chosen niche area. So many want to sell clothing online, but fail pretty quickly once they realize that they 1. Can't earn any profit 2. Don't get any traffic and 3. Competition is too big to pay for advertising.
 

Wholesale Clothing Restrictions and Warnings

 
Something that many new online retailers don't understand is that many name brands have selling restrictions. Yes that's right; they limit this market big time...
  1. Many will not allow online sales by anyone. They only sell their products to stocking brick and mortar stores, and those stores are allowed to sell those brands online. This will allow them to check more easily for knock-offs. They WILL shut you down if you are selling their brand without permission.
  2. Most are not looking for additional retailers. They feel that oversaturation is a bad thing, because retailers will be constantly trying to it drive down their prices, which causes a price war. This is not good for the retailer, and absolutely not good for the brand owner.
  3. Clothing & Shoes are the highest returned products online. It is not uncommon to see a 30% or more return rate for products purchased online, but clothing is closer to 40%. Because of this high rate of return, brand manufactures require their retailers to purchase in bulk and order different sizes and colors of the products to handle their own returns and exchanges.
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Imagine this, you are a clothing supplier, and you work with 10 online retailers & drop ship clothing for those retailers. Those 10 online retailers, make an average of 10 sales per day = 100 products sold per day. With the current rate of return, that means 40 of the 100 products sold that day, have the chance of getting returned from any one of those retailers at any given time within the return policy. Could be 4 from one retailer, 6 from another, 2 from yet another. This could end up being a logistics nightmare for a clothing dropshipper. That's 1200 products that could get returned within one month! This is one of the biggest reasons it's hard to find wholesale clothing dropshippers.
 
Find Your Wholesale Clothing, Shoes and Accessories Product Niche
 
Just like any other product category, it's best to center your online store around a niche. This includes wholesale clothing or wholesale shoes. Choose one of these categories; clothing or shoes and then narrow down your options from there to choose the best niche. It's imperative that you find an area to specialize in. You don't need to be an expert to resell clothing products online, but your site needs to be knowledgeable for your niche. For example, choosing only clothing for beach cover-ups will allow you to streamline your focus to also talk about the trends going on at the different beaches around the country.
 

Wholesale Clothing Ideas from our Wholesale Directory:

 
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Wholesale Children's Clothing
Wholesale Baby Clothing
Wholesale Men's Clothing
Wholesale Senior Clothing

Wholesale Shoes Ideas:
Wholesale Work Boots
Wholesale Adaptive Shoes
Wholesale High Heel Shoes

Wholesale Accessories Product Ideas:
Wholesale Leather Belts
Wholesale Kids Sunglasses
Wholesale Handbags

 
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