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What is the best way to get started on Abound?

Brian Dalrymple

Anchored NW Candle Co.

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Does anyone know a company that offers eco-friendly packaging?

Jennifer Peets

Naked Bar Soap Co.

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Hi guys! Just curious who has worked with a rep and if you have any advice for beginning the relationship and setting expectations!

Nicole Smith

Nikki Smith Designs

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

Charles Flemming

Chess Kingz Brands

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What do you eat with your coffee or tea?

John Bronson

Finger Licking Dutch Caramel Stroopwafels

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How Can I Find A Rep Familiar With The Hispanic Market

Karla Butvidas

Karla and Co.

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Tips to reaching out to big box stores

Sunchea Phou

YAY NOVELTY

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What do you like most about Abound's platform?

Sunchea Phou

YAY NOVELTY

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Seeking Southern California Indie Reps - familiar with NOSH landscape.

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Are you a rep looking for a fun, attention grabbing, bath product to offer your stores? If so, please reach out and see what Soaring Suds Soap Co. has to offer you!

Leslie Edmunds

Soaring Suds Soap Co

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How do you keep track of your inventory while having multiple sales channels?

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Are you a rep with a great track record in high-end grocery (Whole Foods, Trader Joes, etc?) I'd love to hear from you.

Lane Mitchell

Café Femenino Coffee

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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 most helpful collateral do you, as a rep or retail buyer, prefer to have from a brand when considering it for representation or purchasing?

Amy Wienecke

Marcus York, LLC

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Finding Sales Reps

Jennie Brown

Laelani Beauty

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What is a way to connect with Museum, Resort and Hotel gift shop reps? Have not been able to locate through the search tool. Not sure of the correct search terms.

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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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At what point does adding a UPC barcode to packaging become necessary?

Desiree-Antonella

Yourlixir Multi-Functional Superfoods

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What CRM software do road reps use?

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Displays

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Are the sales reps commission based only

Jennifer Kassir

Samson Pharmaceuticals Inc

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

Fran Maghsoud

Yogi Sponge

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When do you typically reach back out to a buyer after they place their initial order?

Desiree-Antonella

Yourlixir Multi-Functional Superfoods

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

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How do reps feel about artisanal and limited-edition products?

Kenny Laskan

Gallery Drinkware

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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

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how can I track down an expert in the shoe industry -- someone with commerce experience and an understanding of industry trends.

Shari Friedman

women's footwear startup

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What A Nifty Platform!

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

Rashad McCants

Vegano energy

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

David Bezar

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