"Front loads of money" is a highly subjective concept -- you should try to get into off-price with enough money to stock a small store. In fact, many of the good o.p. suppliers won't deal with you if you don't have a physical store, so that's worth taking into consideration.
If you are near or can travel to New York or Las Vegas, there is a big off-price show each year. The site for it can be found, suprise, at OffPriceShow.com You might consider digging through their Link hidden: Login to view while you're there -- some potentially good supply leads there.