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How to Electronics/Clothing Stores Operate?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by SpellZ, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. SpellZ

    SpellZ Regular Member

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    My question is this...

    Imagine your electronics store.
    They carry TVs, laptops, sound systems; Sony, Toshiba, you name it...

    Imagine your clothing store.
    They carry hoodies, jeans, shirts.

    My question is this...
    How do they operate?
    Do they strike a deal with the companies? Like let's take an electronics store for example.. Do they approach Sony (and so on) and tell them, "Give us your products for free, and what ever we sell, we give you 70% of it", or is it, "We buy 10 TVs at wholesale, and sell it at retail"

    ?

    What about small stores that sell... Guitars for example? Or lamps? Or furniture?
     
  2. Nuz25

    Nuz25 Junior Member

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    I ain't no expert of anything, but I just think you need some money to invest.

    If you try to contact Sony directly ,don't have a registered company and just have a 2k$ budget they will probably won't even pay attention to you.

    So you'll have to contact distributors and pay a higher price per unit but you'll need to buy in smaller bulks.

    Of course there are many different possible situation where big guys will you get started and loan you some material, but you usually need contacts for that.

    I am just speaking out of common sense I don't have any relevant experience with that, correct me if I'm wrong.
     
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  3. SpellZ

    SpellZ Regular Member

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    Ye, I was just thinking about it and trying to figure it all out...