How to Buy Wholesale Clothing

Clothes are one of the essential needs of man. These are the things that keep them warm during cool weather and protect them from the biting heat of the sun. This is the very reason why the clothing business is definitely one of the most lucrative ventures these days. Wholesale buying of clothes is one of the easiest ways to earn an extra income.

If you are interested, you must know how to buy wholesale clothing.

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Many business-minded individuals will surely agree that buying wholesale clothing can be a good way to earn some profit to allow you to make some living. But, just like any kind of ventures in the business world, there is much more to running this kind of business than simply buying for low and selling a little bit high. There are some things that you must be aware of before you sell wholesale clothes.

Starting Your Business

Before you buy any clothing items, you must first have your tax identification number. You can visit the IRS website to apply for an ID. This ID will help you open your own account in a bank using the name of your business and it will also be a easy way for you to have your business and personal income as two separate entities when the time for taxpaying comes. Also, majority of the wholesale vendors of clothes will ask for your tax number whenever you buy for them to steer clear of illegitimate transactions.

Obtaining Your License

Most of the buyers and sellers of wholesale clothing sell these items in a number venues and not solely online. You can surely buy wholesale clothing from festivals, flea markets, local stores and even fairs, yet you will still be asked to present a license. You can apply for the official website of your state or you will be offered an application form that is downloadable.

Buying and Selling Wholesale Clothing

When you have already settled the paperwork for your business, this is now the perfect time to shop for the wholesale clothing that you will sell. Picking the correct products will mean business success so make sure that the products that you will sell are of interest to you. For instance, if you are into sports, you might want to sell sports clothing. Since you yourself love the products, there will be genuine enthusiasm to sell them and you will be positively driven to do so.

Drop Shipping

After you have brought wholesale clothing, you can make some profit if you sell them through drop shipping. This is a technique where you are expected to advertise so that you can have your products sold. Most people know achieve success here through the help of eBay while some have their very own websites. The seller will close the sale and have the distributor notified to have the item shipped to the address of the customer. The item will be shipped by the distributor to the customer with the use of the actual address of the seller. This is a system that helps sellers to endorse many kinds of merchandise goods without the need to have a warehouse.


  • venkat ramanan iyer said on November 13, 2011
    hi, i am interested to have marketing people for my designer kurtis, dress materials garments business to take orders from Delhi, Punjab, Ludhiana, Chandigarh and other parts of Northern India..mail me if anybody interested at
  • Sajjad said on July 27, 2012
    Hi, I want to start a small scale cloth trading business in Mumbai & surrounding areas. I would seek your assistance to find a perfect market/location to buy product to sell my prospective customers/ shopkeepers. Your support will be highly appreciated
  • Luis Biancalana said on August 27, 2012
    Need sources of wholesale clothing (all kinds: women, mens, children's, jeans, etc) in the USA. I'm located in Miami, FL, USA Can you help me with that? many thanks in advance, Luis
  • sanjoy dey said on September 21, 2012
    My business area is in central kolkata, give me some home business idea with Rs 50000/-, describe its total details in mail.
  • Mthetheleli said on December 5, 2012
    My business is a startup clothing selling cancellations, overstock and overuns shelf pulls etc and I am interested in buying both from international and South African liquidators or chain stores clearing their stock. My business is in South Africa currently operating from home in Cape Town. Regards, Mthetheleli Zono
  • sunil kumar said on December 6, 2012
    bulandshahr, up, india. please give me idea to open bushiness in that area around 25 lac rupees.
  • Priyadarshini said on April 27, 2013
    what should be the initiatives and plans to launch a sustainable and successful clothing line with own designing and manufacturing at ranchi, jharkhand with the capital of rs. 10 lacs.
  • Tahir Hamid said on September 2, 2013
    I am based in Houston, Texas USA. I have been sourcing and exporting all types of clothing from USA all over the world. If anyone is seriously thinking of importing from USA then please contact me at my email Thank you
  • zain mushtaq said on December 9, 2013
    hello, i am in lahore i am export dress pants all over world my contact
  • Sudhir said on February 4, 2014
    I would like to start business of ready made garments via wholesaling by own company. What would be most minimum capital is required for that in Ranchi. Kindly mail me along with precautionary measures which I should take.
  • Sudhir said on February 4, 2014
    RANCHI, JHARKHAND. Ranchi and their neighboring District which is situated in Jharkhand.
  • Clothing Business said on February 17, 2014
    If anyone need Graphic designed Hoodies, Tshirts, Shorts, Caps or any other type of clothing. Drop me an email: can supply you with wholesale quantities
  • Nazifa said on May 1, 2014
    Hi, I would like to do business on women clothing could u plz help me in where to buy the materials and what should be the minimum and maximum budget. Can u reply me as soon as possible.
  • maria said on May 13, 2014
    hi, I sell a mix parcel about 4500 pieces mix clothing BERSHKA brand(same group of ZARA)South Africa, Johannesburg. contact me WhatsApp+27710800000
  • Ronnie said on July 6, 2014
    hi, i am looking to start selling garments at wholesale level at low prices, garments with any specifications. Price dependent on quantity. Garments made in Bangladesh. Please email me to discuss further Thanks
  • Md.Sajedur Rahmam said on September 7, 2014
    hi, I want to sell garments products in foreign country from bangladesh. so i need buyer. please tell me how i contract with buyer or how buyer contact with me. i do brocary from 2 years more.
  • naginder Gajre said on September 11, 2014
    I want to open clothes shop like t shirts. jeans. kids dress. sarri. towel under wear banian. chudidar.shirt paint. please help me 9702907079, vinita
  • Aro Zhimo said on October 12, 2014
    In nagaland we ve high demands in clothes so want to take wholesale from any company who import clothing from china or bangkok. Please contact me. U can do good business with me.
  • Aro Zhimo said on October 12, 2014
    Dimapur, nagaland..
  • Para said on December 10, 2014
    Hi @Aro Zhimo, I think we can get some good business going. please contact me at Thanks
  • evramana said on February 28, 2015
    i would like to start sarees business in my house .please advise me how can i buy sarees and all varieties of ladies and children wear. both ready made and materials .thanking you . best regards, venkata ramana. city: tirupati, andhra pradesh, pin:517501
  • Dawud Tchitchi AYIGA said on April 1, 2015
    We are located in Kumasi, one of the biggest cities i Ghana, West Africa.What advice can you offer us in order to find prospective wholesale buyers of our locally manufactured clothing products(shirts short and long sleeves, trousers, boubou, diner wear) for ladies and gents
  • bhanu yadav said on April 29, 2015
    Hi we are manufacturers/ wholesalers of mens and womens jeans. If anybody want to purchase jeans at wholesale rate or want to start their own brand you can contact us on +91 9540555437. Email-
  • Bikram said on May 4, 2015
    Hi, if you need any courier partner or Logistic partner for your clothing business you can contact We do Free Pickup, Cash on Pick up and Online payment Option, Door to Door Service, Multi Location Pick up. For more info kindly mail all your details to us. Thanks.
  • unathi kenke said on October 20, 2015
    I am looking to buy chain store overruns clothing in bulks,i am at cape town please contact me via email
  • Tara said on November 11, 2015
    I would try buy wholesale if you are looking for a long list of great clothing suppliers.
  • zayesha textiles said on January 29, 2016
    I am wholesaler from maharashtra i want to start textile agency please contact only manufacturer or mills or textile agents.
  • uday maurya said on April 17, 2016
    I want to start my new clothing wholesale business in my locality ,how much it will cost and how can I establish it please send me full details about this.
  • raja said on August 9, 2016
    I want to start the saree Business in a town near Bangalore. I want to have all kind of sarees in my shop. Please guide which is the ideal place to buy in whole sale and how much investment is required for this.
  • R Shankar said on August 31, 2016
    hi...this is Shankar.. we do trading for all women apparel. saree, lehenga, kurta, gowns, suit, western wear, palazzo and legging. Contact us 8860078735.
  • Janet ibironke Mogaji said on September 23, 2016
    My name is Ronke Mogaji, I'm into clothing business, I'm interested in buying children and adult clothes and undies in Bangladesh but it is not that easy for me since they don't have embassy in Nigeria, I want to be buying in large quantity, how do I go about it?
  • Oviya Creations said on November 10, 2016
    Hi @shankar, pls contact me we are manufacturer of ladies apparel items. For best rate pls contact us 9921678083
  • vishal said on February 20, 2017
    hi m also interested to buy bulk of cloths in wholesale price from nagaland i need good price and good quality. i want to sell these cloths in kolkata retailer shops..i need good wholesaler n cheapest wholesaler..please give me idea having 60000/- ...please give me complete information..09804787153
  • Tejinder Kaur said on March 2, 2017
    Hi, My self Tejinder Kaur, i have one room 8/10. i want to started whole sale clothing business. Please tell me how much i invest in this plan. I am from Mohali, Punjab,
  • bharathi said on October 7, 2017
    I want to export saree from india to srilanka. suggest some ideas
  • Kay said on January 18, 2018
    Hello, I'm Kay , we are manufacturer of baby clothing from China. If you need supplier of baby clothing, please contact me directly - , thanks.
  • mary said on September 8, 2018
    hi i need to buy in bulk ladies apparel n kids collections in Kenya
  • Nawami Freeman said on November 17, 2018
    I supply beautiful ladies dresses in bulk at the best wholesale price. To see pictures of my stock and to place your order kindly chat me on WhatsApp: +228-9777-1343
  • Kay said on March 16, 2020
    Hello, no matter whether you are a retail seller, online shop owner, wholesaler, or importer, please contact me for your inquiry. We are manufacturer of the baby romper, baby suit, any kind of baby clothing. You can purchase or product with your own brand. Contact me for further discussion --, have a good day.


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