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Designer Products - Louis Vuitton, Prada, Chanel - suppliers wanted


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Hi,

Looking for these 100% authentic products (from wholesales, suppliers, factories):

1) Louis vuitton
2) Abercrombie & Fitch
3) Prada (In Milan)
4) Chanel

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Jesline


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Hello there! Good luck looking for this products at wholesale prices because most definitely, you'll never find one. If you want to 100% authentic, buy directly from the manufacturers. Don't get caugth up by so called suppliers for this products because you'll just end up with a lot of headaches and heartaches later. These so called suppliers or wholesalers you see on the net will have a definite FAKE products. Trust me, avoid at all cost! If you want legitimate ones, then buy directly from the manufacturers.


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Most all designer handbag companies do not wholesale their products. They mainly sell through their own brand stores, major dept stores, boutiques, and factory stores...

You can buy end of style and season bags at discounted prices, but the cost will still be high for authentic bags..If you see a designer bag that is selling very cheaply and claiming to be authentic and at wholesale, that's a dead givaway that it's a fake...

Having sold authentic handbags for many years, I can only suggest several companies that sell authentic bags and guarantee authenticity...(keep in mind that these are authentic bags and even at discount will not be cheap):

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Keep in mind that they sell on a first come, first serve basis. They mainly sell overstocks and closeouts so they normally sell out very quickly. If you see something you want, I wouldn't wait around to try and get it...

Maltastockhouse will provide paperwork to authenticate their bags, I' don't remember about the other two sites...Luxurymagazzino normally sends a runner to purchase their bags and they have a solid reputation for only selling authentic bags...Authenticdesignerpurses has a solid money back guarantee on authenticity.

I would not recommend buying from anyone other than the above listed if you are looking for truly authentic bags....


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the above post is true, you will find 100% authentic stuff from those souces in the above posts. Especially maltastockhouse.com they are closeouts and end of season goods, but be prepared to shell out big dollars for them as they are not cheap. I saw a gucci bag they were selling and there discounted price was about 600.00 euro, which is about nearly 1000 dollars if not more, and they sell in a minium order only. Hope this helps, good luck
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hi,

thanks for all yr tips....

I got this email from saleshoo... selling guarantee authentic bags...
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anybody try this website before?

best regards
jesline


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I can probably get you many brand name Handbags From Macys. But they are sold by pallet only


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HI

HOW IS THE COST LIKE FROM MACY.... THANKS

BRDGES
JESLINE


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anybody try this website before?

best regards
jesline


Yes element of style is a legit site. They will also provide a sanitized invoice. (which is a must if selling on ebay. I always include it in a physical letter to ebay along with a 'notice of intent to resell').

The reason I did not list them in my previous post is that I found their prices just a bit high to allow for a decent mark-up to make a decent profit..Another reason is that they always seem to have a very limited selection...But they do sell only authentic bags and accessories..You will find good deals on their Prada handbags, but the rest can be pretty tight for profit margin...


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I can probably get you many brand name Handbags From Macys. But they are sold by pallet only


If you can cut a deal with them to get their 'Tommy Bahama' shirts, I'll be glad to buy them by the pallet...


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HI

HOW IS THE COST LIKE FROM MACY.... THANKS

BRDGES
JESLINE



Macys every once in a while releases deals in Customer returns and Store Stock

For instance this week we received a list with 2 lots
1 lot of 206 Units was $18,533.77 in retail and our price is $3156.38
2nd lot of 317 units was $24,072.96 in retail and our price is $3950.60

All lots are based on size. We are considering Buying a lot here and there and offering them in Unit count per piece. But they would most likely be sold by us for $20 each or more. Most of these items have a high retail value. I actually had a Coach Wallet in one of the pallets that had a $280 Price tag on it. It was mistakenly put in one of my towel pallets.


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Hi,

Thankss for all yr expertise tips... I will contact them and try to bring in some of the handbags to sell to friends first then i will slowly expand my business to web base... Thanks to SALESHOO...

No regrets in signing up as member...

Brdgs
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Hi Gulfy,

That means it would be better to ask for 'sanitized invoice' either maltahouse or element of style if purchase any bags from them.

'Sanitized invoice' - can prove that the bag is guaranteed authentic is it?

Brdgs
Jesline


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I always ask for a sanitized invoice. The reason for doing so is that it proves several things. First it proves that the seller is confident about their bags being authentic. Second it allows you to prove that the bags were purchased from a licensed or authorized dealer..It also allows you to be able to show your customers that the bags are authentic...Most sanitized invoices will have the contact info from whomever they were purchased from. This allows you to do two things. One, you can contact them directly and try to purchase from them and cut out one middleman..It also gives you the oppertunity to place a photo of the invoice showing that the bags are authentic and purchased leagally from an authorized source..

A valid 'sanitized invoice' will have all the correct serial and model numbers, item codes, store number code, ect. Normally the purchase amount is blacked out so that the invoice does not show what the purchaser paid for the bags by item or lot...All the other important info will be shown...

If you have purchased a bag or bags from an authorized source, that is, someone who has either a master license or sub-license (that would someone like a dept store, factory store, or brand boutique) then you have the legal right to resell the bag and are protected under the 'first right of sale' law...Most brand parent companies only license certain types of businesses to sell their brands..Mostly these will be major dept stores like macy's, dillards, factory stores, and of course the brands boutiques. When the have old stock, which is normally left over when the new styles and models come out, they are allowed 3 options by the parent company to get rid of the old bags..First they can return them to the parent company who will then distribute them to their factory store. Second they can sell them at a discounted price from within their store. Third, they can sell them to a liquidator...

They are very protective of their brands and aggressive in protecting the copyright/trademarks..The contract to sell 'Tommy Bahama' is 27 pages long.

Most all of the time, when you find someone selling authentic bags, it will be from either someone who is licensed or a liquidator, or someone who has a contract to purchase a particular dept stores end of season/style stock...Since they have legally aquired the bags they normally are willing to give you a sanitized invoice since they have nothing to hide....


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Hi Gulfy,

Thank you so much. I will request for a sanitized invoice from MALTAHOUSE or elementofstyle if I purchase the bags from them

Best Regards
Jesline


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Jimmy,

Please let me know when you get your handbags in. I may be interested in them as well. Thanks!

Steve


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I already have 2 buyers that have preordered for a Pallet of Handbags. So they will be guaranteed the first lot I can get my hands on. But if more come avaliable or this lot is bigger then they prepaid for I will note it.


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I think timg ordered 1. But i've asked how it went and can get no response from them. Whats the big secret?Why cant we get any input on the designer handbag pallets that were bought is beyond me. :?


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Maybe they haven't read this post yet. Jimmy is usually pretty good at getting back. Guess he is busy. Anyone with info please let me know how these pallets are. Thanks

Steve D


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Hi,
Does anyone know where I can get discounted Dooney & Bourke handbags?

Thanks -Wendy


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Go to the D&B Outlets. Thats where I get mine


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I purchased few at an outlet and I lost on few and barely came even on the others. I don't think they're marked down enough to sell them for profit on ebay

Wendy


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Wendy, I found the leather ones do well. You have to research the bags before going in. What I do is if I am not sure is get a pad and write the serial numbers of the ones you want to buy. Go online on your phone or a computer at home and look them up. The go back and purchase. I also call my wife from the place and have her look them up from home or work. That part is a pain though. Hope this helps

Steve


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Steve,Thank you for this excellent advice

Thanks - Wendy


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Try their homepage :Link hidden: Login to view and then click on the 'specials' link at the top right of the page those will be the bags on sale and discounted...

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Wendy ,

You are very welcome! Gulfy has good advise too

Steve


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Jimmy,

How have you found these Handbag pallets do? Anyone with any input , please let me know. I know a few people have purchased these and I want to see what the profit margin is. Thanks

Steve D


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Gulfy, Thank you so much for your help! I don't know but I think that prices on D & B bags must be higher where I live because I bought 2 bags at TJ MAXX yesterday. I checked the completed listings on ebay and all these bags sold for less than I paid. There really is nothing to mark down after season because everything is sold out. I've been checking TJ MAXX stores a lot in my area. I guess it depends which area you live in. I also went on D & B site and clicked on the specials and checked 4 bags against completed listings and all the bags sold for less than the sale price on Dooney & Bourke bags. I'm really frustrated because I'm down money selling these bags. I probably should have given up by now.I don't want to be down on myself but that's how I feel.

Thanks - Wendy


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Wendy,

The best way is to go to D&B outlet and also Coach Outlet and try what I told you. I do this all the time and you will get some great items that you will profit over $100.00. You really just have to do your homework and make sure you are going to make some profit after the four fees on Ebay. Some of these will relist more than once so calculate this too. I don't know why people sell these purses so cheap. They want to make sure they have the lowest price but don't make any profit. What this does is makes everyone else lower their prices and the bags sell for a loss. There is no magic wholesaler that will sell these purses to you for less than the outlets will. If they do then they are probably fake or selling for much less on Ebay. TJ Maxx and other places like that are sometimes a good place to find these purses but it is really hit or miss for what you are looking for. It is also a lot of time and gas going to those types of places if you aren't finding what you want to sell. Look for alternative places to sell other than just Ebay. Craigslist works, Ebid.net is slow but may pick up. Tomorrow get your own business My Space. You can look at mine. My my space is The Handbag House. They let you link directly to your site or Ebay store and the good thing is My Space is free! I had a designer custom design my Ebay store. You can take a look at it. My username is Stevedarp. Let me know and I will give you the designers name. She is excellent and will work with you even after it is complete. Going directly to the outlets is the way to go. Get to know someone that will hold bags for you, or even better that will call you when there is a sale and will put bags aside for you. Handbags are very slow because of the economy. I still sell the purses but have also been trying some of the products plus items that Jimmy sells. If you have any questions, please contact me. I get very frustrated sometimes and maybe we can learn the best solution together. It is so frustrating sometimes and I know this first hand. Just hang in there and don't give up. Thanks

Steve D


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Steve,

I think outlets are the way to go. Thanks for all the tips. I did see your Handbag House it really looks great. I hope you can give me the designers name so I can use her when I'm ready.

Thanks - Wendy


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Wendy,

My email is Link hidden: Login to view if you have any questions or want to contact her. Her website is candycrayon.com and her name is Maribel . Not sure if I am allowed to give her site out but she is excellent , very professional and trustworthy. Thanks

Steve D


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Jimmy,

How have you found these Handbag pallets do? Anyone with any input , please let me know. I know a few people have purchased these and I want to see what the profit margin is. Thanks

Steve D


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I have found Handbag pallets. I have sold a few pallets to buyers.I sold a split pallet to 2 members of salehoo. But I have got mixed results from one buyer on the pallet. He said he made more money of the Guess handbags then any of the others high end designer names he thought would make more. He said the guess handbags sold close to their retail value.. But he did make a small profit. Nothing to boast about.

Only thing is he split the pallet with another member so that member may have had more of the guess handbags then him. I only split the load by the price stickers we saw on the bags not the acuall handbags. There was a large amount of guess handbags on the whole pallet.

I really dont know what to say about the Macys handbag pallets until I get feedback from a member that has bought a full pallet.


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I have been trying to find someone that purchased them but have had no response. If you hear anything, please let me know. Thanks. Looking forward to seeing what is in the Premium Housewares pallet.

Steve D


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I can look but thats probably 500 transactions ago lol . It may be archinved


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Steve I have purchased half a pallet of handbags for a little over $1600 and I can share my experiences with you.

My experience with the handbag pallet was kind of positive and I will explain why. First off the pallet itself is set at 20% retail as opposed to 10% for many of the other pallets. It doesn't take much math to figure out to make it worth buying over the other pallets you should selling items at at least 10% higher than the other pallets to make it worth it. As for my sales, I am up a couple hundred dollars with a couple handbags left to sell. Now with a $1600 plus investment and making only a couple hundred dollars in profit isn't a very good ROI especially when you consider the many hours I have put into cleaning the handbags, sometimes repairing them if possible, research and listing. Now I will explain how I only made a coupe hundred and not more:

1: as stated before the 20% of retail is high,when factoring in ebay fees and paypal fees..you have to sell these at a decent profit margin to even hope to make decent money, at 10% it would probably be a different story.

2. Damage is detrimental to the bags value. Unlike other products Jimmy sells that are still working even with cosmetic damage..handbags are usually all about the cosmetic appearance so a stained or unrepairable damaged handbags will not sell no matter what the retail price. (I couldn't sell a popular $200 lucky brand handbag for even 99 cents because it was so stained..and that really hurts your margin because you basically paid $40 for it)

3. How well the handbags sell depend upon the brand...not the retail value. Unfortunately because the handbag market is all brand recognition...your dollar value of sale does not usually correspond to the retail value. For example..Guess is a popular handbag on Ebay..and it isn't because they are priced high (usually around 95$) I had one Guess handbag that I sold for nearly $80 DAMAGED (zipper was missing) and it was $95 retail. Awesome sale you might say..and it was. These types of sales unfortuantely were off set by high retail bags of little known designers who sold for a very low dollar amount. For example..a new with tags Franco Sarto bag retailed at $120 but after 3 re-lists I could only get 20$ for it...not so good. If you compare that with the Guess bag that went damaged for near retail...you can really see the volatility the brand name can bring.

So all in all..although I profited there are probably better products of Jimmys to spend your money on. I will probably be trying a new category soon. Probably the only way I would buy another pallet of handbags would be if the retail percentage matched that of the other pallets (10% which isn't likely) or there was a way to filter out some of the brands that are high in retail but do not sell as well. (jimmy was checking into that for me but there haven't been many handbag pallets available)


Oh also one more thing. As for where I sold these, I used Ebay (majority of sales took place here) Amazon (couple sales), craigslist (2 sales) and to family and friends (about 4-5 sales). Also I am very experienced with amazon and I am a Ebay powerseller who has bought and sold on Ebay for 7 years so my lack of profit more than likely was not a result of inexperience selling online.

Well thanks everyone for reading that short novel..please feel free to ask me questions and I will stop back in an answer anything you need to know. Also please leave comments if some of Jimmys products have been working out well for you..I need to move to some new products.


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Tim,

Thank you very much for your feedback! I really appreciate it. Ebay is definitely way to sell for handbags. I do not want to mess with cleaning purses. You are right and purses are all about the cosmetic look. Women want these to be perfect. I will stick with the outlets for my purses. Thanks again!

Steve D


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Has anyone bought designer purses from Liquidation.com? or any other liquidation? What was the experience like and what was the profit margin? Thanks in advance!

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Has anyone bought designer purses from Liquidation.com? or any other liquidation? What was the experience like and what was the profit margin? Thanks in advance!

Wendy


Liquidation.com is a very popular spot to purchase from, but always read the manifest carefully, and even then you can get caught out. Liquidation.com has independent sellers on there moving their stock, and you have to ask yourself why are they using a site like that as a method of disposal, when profits could be higher through other avenues.

What people do is buy in large volume, then they do what is called Cherry Pick. This means they go through the stock purchase, remove the high value items for resale, and then liquidate the lesser value items to create cash flow. What tends to happen on sites like Liquidation.com is smaller resellers are attracted to the lots because they can't afford the big investment for the bulk purchase, and choose the cheaper option.

End result, the seller gets their money back, plus some in most cases with the liquidated stock, while still having all the good stuff to resell and maximise their profit, while the auction winner ends up with a cheap purchase of the not so good stuff, and can then struggle to make a small profit.

It's a simple equation, to make the most profit, you need to buy the biggest load, because that is where the volume discounts are. The smaller the load, you have to be ultra careful of not getting stuck with a Cherry Picked purchase, or no matter how much you paid for it, you could do your rear end.

I'm not saying everything on Liquidation.com is like that, but people seem to forget you are not just dealing with one company here, your are dealing with many resellers, and some may have better quality products than others.

The other point to remember is that companies liquidate stock for all sorts of reasons. Slow moving, customer returns, damaged, over stocked, gone out of business. When you buy from a liquidator, they usually won't just sell you a clean pallet of stock from a business that has closed the doors. They will mix the pallet with stock that has been sourced from across the board, or they would be left selling pallets of complete junk.

About the only time you will ever really be able to buy 100% clean stock is from the actual companies liquidation auction when they close down, before it makes its way to any liquidation company, and is watered down for resale.


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Fudjj,

Thanks for the great info! I learned a lot about Liquidations.

-Wendy


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Hi Wendy,
I live close to a large designer outlet and I want you to know that there are tricks to getting great deals at the outlet. 1. Sales are very seasonal: at my outlet I never find great sales during high traffic season ie. spring break, before Christmas, summer vacation. The best sales are after the tourist are gone and the stores have to get rid of all the left over stock to make room for the new stock for the next tourist season. (ask sales clerks and management about off season times and when you can catch the best sales). When you find that you are the only one in the store, you will know that it's going to be a great day for a great deal. 2. Most stores and even the outlet itself offer unadvertised coupons: at our outlet management office I can purchase a $3 book with over 100 coupons in it for all of the stores, each coupon is different, for example: Off 5th (Saks 5th Ave Outlet) has a additional 20% off one item coupon (includes sales items), Dooney & Bourke has a free gift (wallet), with a purchase of $250 or more. Also check the outlet website for unadvertised sales, most stores offer special sale days and additional discounts for seniors and military 10-20%, but the clerks won't tell you about these sales, you have to ask for your discounts. 3. Also most stores have a customer reward program that you can sign up for (ask the store clerk to put you on their mailing list for coupons and sales), ie. Osh Kosh sends me by mail and email coupons for an additional 20-30% off my entire purchase almost weekly and Off 5th sends me 25-50% off my entire purchase almost weekly by mail and email. The more I use the coupons (they take my phone number each time I use the coupon), the better the deals get - when I shop frequently I get the higher value coupons. Off 5th sells Prada, Coach and Dooney and Bourke frequently at deeply discounted amounts. I once purchased a Couch purse for $44 that I had seen that same day at the Coach Outlet store on sale for $125 (Retail $425). I used the purse for a year and then I sold it on ebay for $95. I wear Chloe sunglasses and I only paid $12 at Off 5th, purchased off season of course. 4. Always check your receipt because quite often there will be a coupon printed at the bottom that you can use on your next shopping trip. Make sure you make note of the expiry date so you don't miss out. 5. Lastly, ask a friendly clerk if they know of any available coupons or discounts that are available - they can be very informative but only if you ask - they don't seem to give out any information unless you ask.

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Cynamon,

Thanks,You gave me some great tips just in time because I'm going to outlet tomorrow.The things you mentioned make a lot of sense. Never thought of it. I'll let you know how everything goes.

Thanks - Wendy


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Hi,

I'm letting you know about the experience I had at my closest Dooney & Bourke outlet which is about one hour away. I bought eight handbags. The cashier took the tags off the bags. I was told the limit is six bags a year. The supervisor took me aside and asked me if I sell on ebay? I denied. I knew I wasn't welcome over there . Black friday I went back and bought four bags. She recognized me and gave me mean look covered her mouth and whispered soething to the cashier. I won't even try going there anymore. Looks like i'm done with that place Just curious if anyone else had experience like that. Meanwhile I see a lot of Doonies from outlets being sold by other sellers on ebay.


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I really like to sell dooney & bourke handbags but I'm open to sell other designer products.

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I always ask for a sanitized invoice. The reason for doing so is that it proves several things. First it proves that the seller is confident about their bags being authentic. Second it allows you to prove that the bags were purchased from a licensed or authorized dealer..It also allows you to be able to show your customers that the bags are authentic...Most sanitized invoices will have the contact info from whomever they were purchased from. This allows you to do two things. One, you can contact them directly and try to purchase from them and cut out one middleman..It also gives you the oppertunity to place a photo of the invoice showing that the bags are authentic and purchased leagally from an authorized source..

A valid 'sanitized invoice' will have all the correct serial and model numbers, item codes, store number code, ect. Normally the purchase amount is blacked out so that the invoice does not show what the purchaser paid for the bags by item or lot...All the other important info will be shown...

If you have purchased a bag or bags from an authorized source, that is, someone who has either a master license or sub-license (that would someone like a dept store, factory store, or brand boutique) then you have the legal right to resell the bag and are protected under the 'first right of sale' law...Most brand parent companies only license certain types of businesses to sell their brands..Mostly these will be major dept stores like macy's, dillards, factory stores, and of course the brands boutiques. When the have old stock, which is normally left over when the new styles and models come out, they are allowed 3 options by the parent company to get rid of the old bags..First they can return them to the parent company who will then distribute them to their factory store. Second they can sell them at a discounted price from within their store. Third, they can sell them to a liquidator...

They are very protective of their brands and aggressive in protecting the copyright/trademarks..The contract to sell 'Tommy Bahama' is 27 pages long.

Most all of the time, when you find someone selling authentic bags, it will be from either someone who is licensed or a liquidator, or someone who has a contract to purchase a particular dept stores end of season/style stock...Since they have legally aquired the bags they normally are willing to give you a sanitized invoice since they have nothing to hide....



What does 'santized' invoice mean-I mean I've never seen one. Do you just ask the wholesaler/supplier for one before purchase or if they give them out? How do you know the information is correct? I wish I was a pro at telling real from faux products.....? I'm new as well-just getting my feet wet-waiting to start an online store once I have my baby :)


raine123
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  • Karma:
13 Aug 10 07:57:06 pm
[quote='wgdudzin']Has anyone bought designer purses from Liquidation.com? or any other liquidation? What was the experience like and what was the profit margin? Thanks in advance!

Wendy


Liquidation.com is a very popular spot to purchase from, but always read the manifest carefully, and even then you can get caught out. Liquidation.com has independent sellers on there moving their stock, and you have to ask yourself why are they using a site like that as a method of disposal, when profits could be higher through other avenues.

What people do is buy in large volume, then they do what is called Cherry Pick. This means they go through the stock purchase, remove the high value items for resale, and then liquidate the lesser value items to create cash flow. What tends to happen on sites like Liquidation.com is smaller resellers are attracted to the lots because they can't afford the big investment for the bulk purchase, and choose the cheaper option.

End result, the seller gets their money back, plus some in most cases with the liquidated stock, while still having all the good stuff to resell and maximise their profit, while the auction winner ends up with a cheap purchase of the not so good stuff, and can then struggle to make a small profit.

It's a simple equation, to make the most profit, you need to buy the biggest load, because that is where the volume discounts are. The smaller the load, you have to be ultra careful of not getting stuck with a Cherry Picked purchase, or no matter how much you paid for it, you could do your rear end.

I'm not saying everything on Liquidation.com is like that, but people seem to forget you are not just dealing with one company here, your are dealing with many resellers, and some may have better quality products than others.

The other point to remember is that companies liquidate stock for all sorts of reasons. Slow moving, customer returns, damaged, over stocked, gone out of business. When you buy from a liquidator, they usually won't just sell you a clean pallet of stock from a business that has closed the doors. They will mix the pallet with stock that has been sourced from across the board, or they would be left selling pallets of complete junk.

About the only time you will ever really be able to buy 100% clean stock is from the actual companies liquidation auction when they close down, before it makes its way to any liquidation company, and is watered down for resale.


Yes-I haven't bought anything from them yet but frequent there site quite a bit. I an't afford the over thousand mark pallets or boxes of goods but my store is run from home and not very big so it actually would work for me. I look up only certain brands and usually try to stick w/ stuff that has 0 or few bids. I get on facebook a lot and ask my friends on their what brands or things they would buy from a website-this gives me an idea of what is in demand. I also have a blog and like previously stated-I don't use eBay a lot but will for certain items as advertisement for my store and possibly a nice way to clear stock if it doesn't eventually sale on my website. Wendy-I've been trying to do ebay and other things for a while and I wish I had SaleHoo then b/c I bet it would have saved me a lot of money. Just research as much as you can, these guys I don't think are going to steer your wrong & ask questions. No questions is a dumb one-better get loads of answers/advice then none at all and regret later. Good luck :)


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  • Karma:
11 Oct 10 10:56:34 pm
Hello everybody!

I just want to share - Link hidden: Login to view Throughout the forum, this supplier has actively reassured SaleHoo members about the authenticity of their designer brand bags.

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Hope this helps. :)


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  • Karma:
15 Feb 13 02:12:33 am
has anyone heard of this site.

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I found it at www.wholesaledesignerhandbags.com/members


 

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