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Want Honest (Frank) Feedback About Getting Your Product Into Retail?

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How far in advance do retailers generally make decisions about holiday products?

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Does anyone have thoughts on product exclusivity clauses? Pros, cons?

Charles Flemming

Chess Kingz Brands

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If you are a producer looking for a company that can assist you in your growth and marketing. A company you can partner with not only for sales but to give you leadership and knowledge in this cra... more.

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What is your thoughts about Run Mice Run Rat Run?

Alvin Hemphill

Run Mice Run Rat Run LLC

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Has anyone used Faire to sell products to indy retailers?

Alexa Murdoch

The Benjamin Group

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What are the most important certifications to have to be able to get natural health and wellness products onto retail shelves?

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If any reps focus on kids boutiques, I have a great jewelry line that would be exclusive to you.

Ilan Ronay

BecKids Jewelry

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Anyone buy closeouts? I have a lot of merchandise I am closing out and trying to make room for new. Great prices!! Let me know.

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What is the best way to approach Sales Reps in taking on your product?

Teddy Sardar

Royal Individual

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Have you taken your brand to a trade show? Want to be interviewed for our blog about your experience? Leave a comment or message me directly!

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Shipping - Anyone know how to get the best ground shipping rates for a startup?

David Bezar

DazzleWrap

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Good afternoon, I present superior quality & the most luxurious authentic leather , shearling and fur pieces to the market

Azim Hanif

Mint Green Society

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Cycling Designs, LLC is looking to obtain feedback from individual cyclists, bike stores and manufacturers representatives. We have gone through three design iterations and are in the process of cr... more.

Jeff Gindin

Cycling Designs LLC

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Are third party resellers of Barcodes a common thing?

April Clark

Miss April Fashion Girl

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If the internet is eliminating middlemen, why will reps still matter for brands?

Craig Mays

Mays Innovations

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What is the best practice when offering a product on consignment or is it only recommended for very high end products?

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I have a fairly unique crocheted boot to wear outdoors. The pattern is 100% my design. I just need to market it to hobby lobby for a kit

Laura Steward

cro-boots

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How to find a good importer for home textile products

ke zhu

Zibo Guper Textile

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What CRM software do road reps use?

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Displays

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For those of us just starting out, is it best generate some sales momentum with small, indy retailers before contacting a rep?

Alexander Salazar

Verbier Beverages

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What is the best way to cover the expense of a nice display or color POP box?

David Bezar

DazzleWrap

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Are the sales reps commission based only

Jennifer Kassir

Samson Pharmaceuticals Inc

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How can a new product with a very small profit margin survive the cost of marketing?

Fran Maghsoud

Yogi Sponge

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What are the steps for getting UPC/EAN compliant?

Alexa Murdoch

The Benjamin Group

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What is the best way to reach out to retailers to carry your product?

Hall Banks

6:24 Handcrafted

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What's the best way to get my product into convenience stores, gas stations and grocery stores?

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What about MAP? What is that exactly and how does it work for brands looking to get into retail?

Alexander Salazar

Verbier Beverages

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What is the best way to build strong contacts in the larger chains?

Shelly MacLean

G2G Refrigerator PROTEIN BAR

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How much time and money should I spend on packaging for my product?

Andrew Cullen

Maris Oats

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What A Nifty Platform!

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Why do retail buyers always say they want to see "programs" instead of single product brands?

Davison Landry

Chunk O' Change