A factory authorized wholesaler is one who has been handpicked to distribute a particular brand or product line. Big name brands are very fussy about choosing only the very best wholesalers to resell their products, so becoming factory authorized is a very important achievement for a wholesaler.
Factory authorized wholesalers have the paperwork from the brand owner to prove that they are legally permitted to distribute their products. If you are ever in doubt about whether a supplier has authorization to sell a product, ask to see their paperwork.
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