With the ever-changing pace of business, many print publications, such as directories, are out of date sometimes even before they are printed. For more accurate information, try obtaining the information from an online wholesale website.
BAOlink is associated with some of the world’s most outstanding trade shows. Not only does the site present some of the world’s leading wholesalers, but it also facilitates the transaction of business between buyers and suppliers.
Closeoutcentral connects suppliers with buyers and offers a wide range of products, such as apparel, jewelry, and tools and hardware. It offers products resulting from liquidations, closeouts, and extra inventory. If you wish to be added to their directory, fill out the online form to begin posting your closeouts.
ToyDirectory.com is an upscale directory of more than 2,000 top-selling specialty toys across more than 90 categories, from games to crafts to action figures and educational toys.
While its name doesn’t set it apart, Wholesale Directory has the site to back up its all-encompassing name. With thousands of suppliers and hundreds of thousands of products available, this is a directory you should definitely check out.
Although perhaps not any more comprehensive than the other sites mentioned on this list, Wholesale Hub’s rather unique feature is the ability to compare suppliers side-by-side as you search for the best deal.
Alibaba.com serves millions of wholesale buyers and suppliers from over 190 countries and regions worldwide. The site offers millions of items in over 40 major categories from electronics to apparel.
While focused on the UK, this site also lists American and European suppliers. A novel feature is user ratings in which buyers rate sellers.
Using Online Directories
These websites provide an easy an efficient way for buyers and suppliers to connect with each other in the wholesale industry. Some companies are solely U.S.-based, while others serve customers globally.