28 Sep

Product Sourcing for Retail: Why Finding a Quality Wholesale Vendor is Key

Product Sourcing for Retail: Finding a Quality Wholesale Vendor - WFS
Product sourcing for retail can be overwhelming. Where do you start and what's the best plan of action? Here are helpful tips. Finding products to sell in your retail business is much easier than finding products that will sell. Some reports suggest having a sourcing strategy that involves determining what products you need, market research, finding the right vendors, testing product quality, contract creation, and inventory planning. When sourcing products, you must purchase for your customer, not yourself. Fortunately, whenever a customer enters your store, you can gather information to help you choose the right products. Customer behaviors give you great insight into their preferences. You can learn a lot from what customers buy or don’t buy. Find a way to keep track of...
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18 Sep

How to Choose Jewelry for Women to Sell in Your Boutique

How to Choose Jewelry for Women to Sell in Your Boutique - WFS
Choosing jewelry for women for your boutique is a delicate yet fun process. Here's a helpful guide. Reports on how women purchase jewelry show major changes happening. The fact that women are buying their own jewelry is one. Currently, 56% of jewelry buyers are women between the ages of 25 and 34. Out of this group, 35% prefer white gold. People of every income level and age are spending money on jewelry each year online and in the 52,331 retail stores in America. Women over 55 typically spend around $1200 yearly on jewelry, while those below 55 spend about $600 annually. Women earning six figures or more tend to spend more, closer to $2000. Choosing Jewelry for Women The group of women who buy...
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14 Sep

Tips and Tricks for Buying Wholesale Merchandise for Resale

Tips and Tricks for Buying Wholesale Merchandise for Resale - Wholesale Fashion Square
If you're new to buying wholesale merchandise for resale, it's good to get ahead of the game and know the best tips. Read on. Buying wholesale merchandise for resale is one step of many required to run a successful business. Understanding the wholesale industry is crucial. Wholesale companies offer discounts that increase as the number of items you purchase increases. Some refer to it as buying in bulk. If you learn what it takes to become a master wholesale buyer, you will feel like you hit the jackpot, with the rewards being higher profits and happy customers. What Does It Mean to Buy Wholesale Merchandise for Resale? As a retailer, you have options for purchasing items to sell in your store. You can...
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7 Sep

The Types of Fall Wholesale Clothing to Stock This Fall

The Types of Fall Wholesale Clothing to Stock This Fall - WFS
It's that time to check out the latest fall wholesale clothing trends. Here's a helpful guide. Fall is almost here. You can tell by the unpredictable weather patterns. One day you are rocking your mini-dress and strappy sandals; the next, you must wear jeans layered with tees and sweaters. Fall seems to bring about excitement, especially when shopping for new clothes. If you own a clothing boutique, you can capitalize on this excitement by stocking high-quality yet affordable clothes for your customers. When planning to purchase Fall wholesale clothing, take time to think like your customers. What activities will they participate in this Fall? Do they need clothes for work, school, working out, play, or all the above? What are their personalities...
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24 Aug

Wholesale Quality Jewelry Styles: Find What Your Customers Want

Wholesale Quality Jewelry Styles: Find What Your Customers Want - WFS
Finding wholesale quality jewelry styles is key to growing your business. Here are helpful tips to keep in mind. Revenues in the jewelry industry are over 55 billion today and are expected to grow yearly. Your boutique can be a successful jewelry retailer if you implement specific steps. One of the most important is to find what your customers want. Below are tips that have proven to help other retailers succeed in selling wholesale jewelry. Define Your Jewelry Brand Successful jewelry retailers understand their brand and how it translates into the jewelry market. You likely won't see high-end wedding jewelry retailers selling athletic jewelry for kids. You won't see artisan-made jewelry right next to mass-produced, low-quality jewelry. Think of your brand as a direct reflection...
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16 Aug

The Different Types of Plus Size Wholesale Dresses

The Different Types of Plus Size Wholesale Dresses - WFS
Keep up with the trends and find a variety of plus size wholesale dresses for your boutique. Read on. The good news: trendy, plus size clothing options are available everywhere, and you can buy them wholesale. The not-so-good news: figuring out which plus size pieces to buy can be challenging. The description “plus size” seems to vary by designer, age group, and type of clothing. A plus size dress by one brand may be completely different from other brands. Shirts, tees, bottoms, underwear, and outerwear can have different plus size measurements. This makes choosing plus size clothing for your customers confusing and frustrating. You can do things to make buying plus size wholesale dresses a lot easier for you and your customer. First,...
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11 Aug

How to Plan a Successful Retail Distribution Strategy

How to Plan a Successful Retail Distribution Strategy - WFS
It can be difficult to determine the right retail distribution strategy. Here's a helpful guide. Owning a retail store with fabulous products does not put dollars in your account. You must get the products into the hands of customers willing to pay for them. You must distribute them. Distribution is not always straightforward because every customer has different needs and budgets. So, how do you make your store products stand out and become a “must buy” item for customers? You plan a successful retail distribution strategy. What is a Distribution Strategy? A strategy is a plan of how to complete an action. In this case, distributing products is your action. Therefore, you want to create a distribution strategy comprising various approaches to getting customers...
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2 Aug

Perks of Buying a Variety of Clothes Wholesale for Your Boutique

Perks of Buying a Variety of Clothes Wholesale for Your Boutique - WFS
Buying a variety of clothes wholesale is essential for boutique business success. Read further about the perks. A perk is a benefit, an advantage, something that makes you smile. As a business owner, you already enjoy some perks. For example, you are your own boss and get to make the decisions. Also, owning a clothing boutique means you get to buy clothes. That sounds like the best job ever, until you realize you must buy clothes for customers, not yourself. Your job is to fill your boutique with clothing options that meet the various sizes, styles, colors, and preferences your customers want to buy. Buying wholesale clothing helps you meet your customers' needs and gives you many more perks. Keep reading to discover...
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27 Jul

9 Reasons to Purchase Wholesale Clothes in Bulk

9 Reasons to Purchase Wholesale Clothes in Bulk - WFS
Why purchase wholesale clothes in bulk? There are very good reasons. Read on. Owning a retail clothing business, whether it's a small boutique or a superstore, it's important to know the process of acquiring clothing to resell for a profit. It starts at the textile mills, where designers and manufacturers purchase materials to create clothing. The manufacturing team produces large amounts of various items in different sizes to sell to wholesale companies. A wholesale supplier buys clothing items in bulk at a discount. They then price the clothing and set bulk pricing deals for retailers, who shop the wholesaler's product lines online, in person, or at a trade show. After choosing clothing items for your customers, you place an order, and the...
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20 Jul

Very Small Boutique Design Ideas, Wholesale Items to Include

Very Small Boutique Design Ideas and What Wholesale Items to Include - WFS
Believe it or not, there are many very small boutique design ideas to consider. Here are all the details you need to know. Designing the layout of your boutique must be done with careful thought and planning. Each space of your boutique serves a purpose, to draw in the customer and give them an enjoyable experience. Your boutique’s theme and variations of your theme should be apparent throughout. It should all blend from the color scheme and artwork to the furniture. Below are some very small boutique design ideas with a lot of power. The Entry When customers enter your boutique, they are leaving one world and stepping into another, your world. Those first few steps into your store will influence your customers in...
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