Here’s a list of some of our favorites, both general and in niche industries:
Wholesale Central is a B2B directory that connects wholesale suppliers to retailers. Over 130,000 wholesale distributors of varying types host their services on the site. There is a super diverse line of products that can be found. They are also notorious for having rock-bottom prices, including their “deals and steals” section. The service is free and is easy to navigate. If you are looking for drop shippers, however, you may be a bit disappointed. Only 84 of the suppliers offer that type of service.
One of the most well-known and largest worldwide wholesale suppliers is Alibaba. The supplier connects B2B, C2C, and B2C marketplaces with an emphasis on international sales of Chinese goods of all varieties. Although there have been a number of complaints in communications and other areas, all in all, Alibaba helps millions of retailers attain their wares.
3. Shark Eyes
Need glasses? Of course you do. Everyone needs glasses and sunglasses. That’s what makes selling them so smart. If you intend to sell reading glasses and/or sunglasses, Shark Eyes is the optimal “go-to” for wholesale services. You’ll find men’s, women’s, children’s, and unisex readers and sunshades for ultra-low prices. The many incentives this wholesaler offers, like pre-packaged and pre-priced products, are enticing. Shark Eyes’ customer service is unmatched.
4. Kole Imports
Be Santa! What could be more fun than selling toys for a living? Kole Imports makes the dream possible. You’ll find incredibly low prices on the site. The quality of the merchandise isn’t always top-line, but at the ridiculously low price tag, you’ll definitely snag some bargains you can resale for cheap and still make a nice profit.
On this resource site, you can find more than 140,000 wholesale suppliers from countries like the USA, Germany, Italy, the UK, Spain, China, Hong Kong, Australia, Ireland, Canada, and more. Included in the service is unlimited free mobile hosting for e-commerce sites and stores. This is an excellent option for those who have niche products and who require dropship services. Checkout payments that are accepted include PayPal and Google, and the platform supports Facebook integration.
6. Tiger Claw
If you’re into selling Marital Arts, you can’t beat Tiger Claw for wholesale products. From uniforms to weapons and all MMA things in between, this company is easy to order from, and the prices are amazing too. They do offer drop-ship services.
Got a shoe obsession and need to make the funds to support it? Why not put your best foot forward and sell shoes? Shoenet makes it easy. Designed to set retailers up to succeed, Shoenet has an excellent selection and great prices too. On the website, you’ll find valuable information on opening your own online shoe store.
8. Global Sources
Another B2B, Global Sources, is a gathering site for wholesalers to make themselves available to retail sellers. You’ll be able to access a vast catalog of a wide diversity of wholesale goods hosted by a multitude of companies all over the world.
9. Amazon Business
Amazon Business makes buying wholesale quite simple. You’ll be able to access a host of wholesalers in one spot. Office supplies, restaurant equipment, toys, clothing, and practically everything else will be available at your fingertips on this site. Registering for an account is free.
10. Wholesale Book Distributor
Here’s a retail business you can feel really good about - selling books from Wholesale Book Distributor. Pick a genre or sell them all; it’s your choice with this wholesale supplier. You’ll enjoy up to 55% off retail price with 3 million titles to choose from. The company has a requirement of 25 copies per title and a $100 minimum purchase per order.