Category: Working with Buyers

Are Wholesale Margins Changing?

I pride myself on sharing accurate, up-to-date information with the people I work with.  Running your own business can be difficult enough, but with bad of out-of-date information, it could be disastrous. A member of my LinkedIn Selling Wholesale to…

Selling Like a Gift Business

My friend, Carolyn Edlund from the Arts Business Institute has hit the nail on the head with another one of her articles this week:  What Artists Can Learn from the Giftware Business. Having worked in the Giftware Business, I can…

Sell Wholesale on Etsy?

Yes, if you have not heard, Etsy announced their pending launch of  a wholesale marketplace  for their sellers.  Etsy, who has been under fire lately for their questionable policy concerning handmade products, is now directing attention to their Etsy Wholesale…

Wholesaling Your Handmade Items

Every so often, I run into an article on wholesale/retail pricing that brings out another point that I find interesting. The following article is from the perspective of an Etsy seller deciding to sell their handmade items to a retail…

Dealing with High Risk Stores

Dealing with stores in trouble or going out of business.  Stores come and go, but when they plan to go out of business, they can leave unfinished business and unpaid bills.  Watch for any communications from your buyers that may…