Most often, especially during the festive seasons, it is more economical to purchase your gifts in wholesale rather than retail. The logic behind this is that the manufacturer/wholesaler will sell the goods to you as a retailer/reseller. So that you will end up paying less, if you would have purchased from the retailer as you will have bypassed him (retailer).
In buying wholesale, a consideration of the amount of gifts to buy is vis–vis the people that you have in mind to give to. Many wholesale outlets usually have offers to shoppers buying wholesale with some reducing the price up to a certain percentage. You may wonder then how they make their money. It is called spreading risks. They may sell at a lower price but end up selling large amounts thus balancing their books when it comes to making profits.
Whenever you buy goods at some outlets, they may act as drop shippers. This is the act of ordering wholesale goods through a retailer that does not stock the goods you need. They purchase directly from the wholesaler on your behalf and the items are shipped directly to you bypassing them (retailer). The retailer may at times charge a fee which is derived from the difference between the wholesale and retail price.
It is therefore advisable to go direct to the wholesale distributor for your wholesale needs. Remember, if you whole family are looking up to you, or you have a number of friends who are graduating from college, and you need to pass a message through special gifts; wholesale buying is the way to go. You end up reaching out to each and every one of them and touching them in a special way in a personalized manner without having to spend so much on buying individual gifts at retail price.
There are other non-price related benefits that come hand in hand with the purchase of wholesale goods. Online purchasing, access to drop shipping services that are unlimited to number of orders, low minimum to no monthly charges and no membership fees are such benefits.
It is therefore no wonder that people are resolving to purchase of goods on wholesale to cut down on costs and for convenience purposes. It is therefore in good taste that amidst these deteriorating financial times, people are keen on keeping costs of goods as high as possible.However, it is only in wholesale buying that this trend works to their benefit.