I know I have said it many times before and will not tire of saying it, but the Internet is really a wonderful resource for information be it for business or for leisure. Just about anything you need to know about anything can be found online. Take wholesale business, for example.
Wholesale business is big time. It entails every aspect of the business being big, many times in magnitude over a non-wholesale business. Anyone who is thinking of starting a wholesale business would have to be very well-equipped with the relevant knowledge of the mechanics of running such a large business.
For a start, what better place to search for information than online. There is this website I stumbled on that has Wholesale News and Sources for the Latest in the Wholesale Industry. In this very up-to-date website, you will find Insider Tips to Online and Offline Wholesale Marketing, and Sourcing.
This site covers everything: from running a wholesale business to selling wholesale items in retail outlets; finding reputable vendors to making contracts with vendors for exclusive selling rights; reviews of new opportunities in wholesale trading and drop shipping to insights on owning a successful home-based web business. Their library is well-stocked with articles and how-to guides for wholesale e-business companies.
Mostly, the articles are eye-opening, interesting and easy to read. This article, e.g., on Wholesale Sourcing Opportunity - An inside look at an Asian bazaar, tells of sourcing for products in Chatuchak market in Bangkok. You can learn a thing or two here about shopping in bulk and shipping them back to your desired destination.
WholesaleNewsletter.com is a free e-mail based subscription newsletter of wholesale sources of information and latest news important to the wholesale industry. The authors and contributors have extensive experience in either wholesale trading, e-commerce development, or successfully running an e-business from home. The goal of this newsletter is to provide a 360-degree picture of wholesale e-trading to readers to keep them up-to-date with the latest and greatest in the industry.
Appropriately taglined "The Official Newsletter of the Wholesale Industry", there is no better resource than the wholesalenewsletter for news and tips on everything wholesale and more, from Bulk Drop Shipping, eBay, eBusiness, Homebased business and Warehousing. For specific topics, do check out the site's tag-cloud on the sidebar. This newsletter is indeed the wholesale source of wholesale sources, a real asset for anyone planning on starting a wholesale business.