How to Start a Leather Wholesaling Business

Successful leather companies have set the standard for a lot of leather businesses to follow. If you want to learn how to start your own leather wholesaling business, you can surely pick a lot of tips from them.

Interested entrepreneurs who want to know some details about how to start a leather wholesaling business would surely pick up a lot of lessons from premier leather companies in the market today.

And why not? Most of these leather companies have been around for many years already and there are surely a lot of useful things that you could pick from their experience. Their expert staff members have been supplying designers worldwide and they even manufacture in different destinations within the country. You have to look for the best tanned leathers, suede and nubuck that you could ever find elsewhere. For special, high-leather needs like in using it for upholstery, accessory or even for garments, a lot of people automatically get it from high-end companies.

As you try to start a leather wholesaling business, you should naturally be an expert when it comes to all things related to leather itself. Aside from the common ones, you should also be familiar when it comes to genuine zebra skins, natural cow hides, Tibetan lamb, fox, minx, long hair goats, shearling, stingrays, ostrich and other leather expansions. In case you are not aware, they come in different colors and sizes too. These days, these leathers are used when some want to make area rugs, wall hangings, handbags or even upholstery covers for chairs, ottomans, pillows and many more. Best of all, you should also learn to offer customizations according to specifications set by their individual clients. This way, you can provide customers with stylish and unique products that would suit their personality and budget at the same time.

With that, you will surely gain good reputation from giving extraordinary service and that could result to a long list of devoted clients who would come back for more. You might even receive many orders from top interior design firms, manufacturers and even architects.

In addition to having a diverse list of leather, one thing that you should also work on is to get a lot of positive feedback with regards to providing excellent customer service. Your staff members should be trained to be professional and creative so it makes working with them a pleasurable experience. They will then give your clients with precious insights for them to get the best products and meet their needs with the best results.

Starting a leather wholesaling business might sound difficult when measured against those standards set by many successful companies. But of course, as a start-up enterprise, you shouldn’t put too much pressure for yourself. Yes, you should set challenging goals and objectives that would definitely stretch you but in no way should you set them too high that it’s not realistic to fulfill anymore. In your own scope of coverage, you know what you should mainly concern yourself about is to reach as many possible customers that you can and then provide them with excellent services so that the next time they would need leather, they would instantly think of you and your business too.


  • Gull Ameen said on June 29, 2010
    Hi, my name is Ameen. I am interested in leather business would any one advice me more regarding this. Regards Ameen
  • Mr.Danish said on December 19, 2010
    hi ameen do contact me on phone or email.. my phone number is 0092-345-2992459. my email address is I AM doing leather business for further details contact me thanks
  • Mr Aamir said on January 17, 2011
    hi ameen you can contact me on my phone number i m basically a manufacturer and my factory is in pakistan. let me assure you that my garments are 100% pure leather. You can contact me on 00447863136909. regards Aamir
  • ALI said on February 19, 2011
    hi all my email i want to start leather goods business in kolkata westbengal area so where i will get cheap raw materials for manufacturing those goods
  • vishal said on March 31, 2011
    hi my email id is and i wanted to start leather business . so what will be the perfect location for that ? faridabad /delhi
  • Arvind Kumar Maurya said on May 15, 2011
    hi my self arvind maurya my email id is and i wanted to start leather business . so give me Suggestion how to start this business i have no experience in this business.
  • inam said on July 13, 2011
    Hi I want to start a leather business with all leather goods please provide me with ideas like how to plan, how to choose good leather, what factors to consider etc. Any help in this regard will be highly appreciated. I am in Hyderabad India
  • tanveer qaiser said on July 21, 2011
    hello myself tanveer qaiser a well trained person in leather wallet and bag manufacturing. any one who just want to give order for leather wallet and bag could contact me through my email id
  • md faizan ahmed said on August 15, 2011
    hi this is faizan ..i want to start my own leather business though i am starter .can any 1 advice me how to start,,plse reply...i am waiting for the answer...
  • rohan pattak said on August 15, 2011
    hi i am rohan i want to know how to start a leather business ..reply me through my mail
  • s.r.dey said on November 4, 2011
    hi now a days i started a new manufacture unit of leather shoes but I have no idea to purchase leather and raw materials on it. now I purchase from padma pukur leather market but if I want to start making a quality product where I buy from each and every item for manufacture genuine leather shoes and also where I get machineries. please give me some idea and some address on it.......thanks (s.r.dey)
  • faizie said on February 20, 2012
    hi, i'm faizie from chennai, india. i want to start my own leather business in here, but, i dont know about this, anyone can suggest me plz,,.,
  • Muhammad Azam said on March 17, 2012
    Hello, I would like to know about the detail of Leather industry, from where i can buy cheaper leather goods or raw material and would like to know which countries import leather goods
  • Rahul said on May 12, 2012
    I want to start leather business. I want a trusted partner for this business. If anyone is there to make business and much more money can contact me at my email address is
  • k banerjee said on August 29, 2012
    I am from kolkata and interested to do leather business , please let me have the basic knowledge to select good leather bags wallets etc how to do trading without manufacturing unit . and prospect for the same and abroad and since i shall be visiting Bangkok shortly i want to carry samples how to get the same and what is in demand in that country. Thanks Regds K Banerjee
  • abdul rehman said on March 24, 2013
    i want to start leather garment business step by step. because i am middle callas person and also working as a pattern master since 30 years in pakistan , karachi.
  • joyce said on April 16, 2013
    am in kenya kiambu district working as a hide and skin inspector. want to learn more about leather tanning and leather articles
  • vinothsan said on April 23, 2013
    hi. am vinno from chennai. i want to start leather manufacturing company. how to start the process step by step. and finishing leathers how sell products goods company. pl ask me. my mobile num 9944458579..and who want to join start the business pl mail me..
  • Rakhim said on April 30, 2013
    Dear Sir/Madam, We are from south india(tamil nadu) the largest hub in leather manufacturing factories where you can find all type of finished leather, we can supply you all types of sheep and goat skins suede, mild, print, crust and foil leathers. we will provide you top quality with your targeted price. If you are interested to source from here then please let us know, waiting for your response. best regards, rakhim, tamilnadu, south india
  • Faisal said on July 7, 2013
    Hi, This is faisal,from Bangladesh. Manufacturing and exporting leather in china for 2 years. is anyone here, need finished and crust lining leather? this is really cheap in with me. thanks
  • Me herman said on July 22, 2013
    Any type of leather work, well designed fine finishing. excellent work contact us
  • Me herman said on July 22, 2013
  • vaskar choudhury said on August 18, 2013
    i am working as a sr merchandiser for leather handbags & slg for major brands of UK. I want to start my own export business. Please advice how to go about. thanks n regards vaskar
  • vikrant said on September 12, 2013
    hi i am vikrant from delhi , i want to start leather business so give me suggestion i have no ideas about this please help me my email id is
  • Sherik Ebrahim said on September 17, 2013
    I am from kerala and interested to do leather business , please let me have the basic knowledge to select good leather bags wallets etc how to do trading without manufacturing unit . And prospect for the same and abroad and since i shall be visiting shortly Sultanate of Oman,I want to carry samples, how to get the same and what is in demand in that country.What factors to consider etc. Any help in this regard will be highly appreciated. My email
  • kazi md. ziaur rahman(mamun) said on October 23, 2013
    Hi, my name is mamun. I am interested in leather business. would any one suggestion how to start my business. my e-mail add:, Mobile:01725739553. Best Regards Mamun, Bangladesh Dhaka.
  • James said on October 24, 2013
    I intend to establish a leather goods supply, please advice me on how can start the business. I am staying Gauteng-Pretoria in South Africa.
  • imran said on December 4, 2013
    assalam alaikum hi everybody i am professional engineer. i want to start leather business in kolkata. specially goat leather can any body advice me and share me in business looking for good partner for the same
  • vipul biswal said on December 6, 2013
    Hi. I am vipul. I am just 20 year old. I want complete information about starting leather industry. I am from kalol, Dist. Gandhinagar, state Gujarat, India.
  • ajaz said on January 1, 2014
    Hi, I supply wallet made of leather and sheep nappa leathers. I am located in tamilnadu
  • imran said on January 20, 2014
    I want to open my leather business just give me some advise how can I open my leather business and my current location is Delhi ....n ..just give me advise in my mail I'd ...n contact number 08506831374.......plz give me some good advise
  • Ashraf Ali, said on January 29, 2014
    I am leather and product buying agent from Chennai. I arrange all types of leather for shoe uppers/linings/goods like wallets, bags, belts etc., both for local / overseas markets. Only serious inquiries are welcome to introduce to my reputed client and arrange personal reviews by them for mutual trust and confidence in between buyers/sellers. I also arrange leather products like :leather soles, shoe uppers, shoes, goods etc., only from factories with good infrastructures. Pls. contact me to skype : athiyaexports, mobile +91 9444413365
  • Upali de Silva said on February 9, 2014
    I am interested about starting up a leather product industry in Srilanka with a potential industry partner in India/China/Banglades who has to provide technology. Anyone interested please write to me.
  • Kalaivani said on February 18, 2014
    Hi all, I really don't know what is leather business. I will want to know do they have any special course to do leather business and how much would be the investment to do so.
  • Gopal Nayek said on March 9, 2014
  • sunil said on March 13, 2014
    i'm manufacture in India we are into leather, making leather handbags wallets, cloths, men wallets, laptop bags we do expect small quantity and big orders also we are into this business last 13 years if anybody want to make samples or give orders please mail me we are GENUINE manufactures so we do except GENUINE BUYERS
  • Abdul sajid said on March 14, 2014
    I wanna start a leather business. but anyone can guide me that how can get customer, how can i sell leather to the manufacturer of leather merchandise.
  • adilahmed said on March 30, 2014
    i have a business and i want a good customer 2 sell my finish goods ... in a good price
  • Junaid khan said on April 9, 2014
    Hi every one, my name is junaid khan from islamabad I want to start a business once my friend currently work in this field he have 20 years experience he live and work in russia he told me russia is best for this business plz any one have any idea is that russia good for import and export leather business. my id is thanks ......
  • Umma Salma Poly said on April 16, 2014
    Hi I am Poly from Bangladesh. I want to start leather business. My email I'd
  • bharath chowdary said on May 13, 2014
    Hi every one, my name is Bharath chowdary from andhrapradesh i want to start I am just 23 year old. I studied bachelor of engineering .i want information about starting leather business plse tel me 919629654195 email facebook id:
  • pratap biswas said on May 17, 2014
    I am from kolkata i want to export leather business
  • rohidas patekar said on May 28, 2014
    hi, my location maharashtra the leather company. raw material get and processing material manufacturing. i thought u r link help the business and sale my leather other country. my worker work skillful the shoes, bags, belt etc. contact; 9322743017, 9323558577. plz i need u r suggestion . thank you
  • Danish said on June 5, 2014
    Hello to all respected members here. i want to know about the scope and income of leather business in india and the cost of money to invest in this business? i am a student so firstly i am planning to achieve a degree in leather designing after that i will step up for this profession........and let me know what kind of leather business will be best after pursuing in leather design ? please reply
  • raj nanda said on June 26, 2014
    hello i have raw hides business in kanpur now i want to explore it give me some ideas to explore my bissness my firm is registered and trading to pvt ltd. firms
  • 0YET EMMANUEL EPHRAIM said on July 23, 2014
    hello? where can i access the best and cheapest leather products in asia and african countries
  • kunal v said on July 27, 2014
    I want to start leather business.
  • shakeel saigal said on August 6, 2014
    At Kolkata I am a manufacturer and supplier of leather gents wallet in India at a best price and of high quality. order accepted in bulk quantity. contact me on my email or mobile no.9038645800
  • Admire Mazhindu said on August 11, 2014
    Hi i am manufacturing leather products such as handbags ,belts, folders etc ,and am looking for market anywhere across the world, i am in South Africa.
  • Raj said on August 14, 2014
    hi, i am from chennai. looking for quality leather goods manufacturer in chennai tamilnadu kolkata for exporting quality leather goods to other country. want to tie up with a factory to manufacture quality leather goods. pls contact me at
  • raj kumar said on August 15, 2014
    hello i rajkumar i am started leather garments business i have no experience in this field so please guide me on my email id
  • MEHEBUB MALLICK said on August 28, 2014
    Hi..this is mehebub mallick from esplaned, kolkata. i am a wholesaler of leather..if you have huge requirement of leather..please contact with me from anywhere in india..9903465160 or
  • Mrs Sumathi Mangalam said on August 30, 2014
    I am a ladies handbag designer and am looking for a company that is willing to produce my designs. My email is
  • Md.Tawidur Rahman Khan said on October 21, 2014
    Hi myself Rupom(Md.Tawidur Rahman Khan) from Bangladesh, I have a small manufacturing plant for Leather Products such as Wallet & Belt. I would like to export my products worldwide. If anyone interested kindly reply to my email (
  • Deepak Pal said on November 6, 2014
    Hi, I am Deepak from Delhi. I want to start my export business for leather products. I have good network in various countries. If anyone interested to supply leather products, can send your details on my E-mail:
  • FEROZ AHMED said on November 8, 2014
    Hi, I am Feroz from bangladesh but now i live in brooklyn new york. i have my own leather business. i have all kind of leather. high finished leather also. 100% best leather i can give you because i believe in honesty. so if u need any kind of leather please contact with me +19299002451.
  • moh belal said on November 21, 2014
    hi all..i'm from dhanbad Jharkhand..i want to start leather business. I'm kindly advice me how to start and where to sale. my email id is
  • Mr mehfuz said on December 11, 2014
    Dear sir, I want to start leather tannery for wet blue process. Pls send me some information about wet blue process. Like machinery, construction lay out ,chemicals for tanning. Thank you.
  • mohamed raffic said on December 21, 2014
    hi i am raffic i want to start leather material business in tamilnadu .so pls h t start this business. pls send information fr y mail
  • Raul Torres said on December 22, 2014
    Hellos everybody, I am from southern USA. I was raised in Mexico about 4 years and now I reside in Texas, USA. I am starting a company of luxury phone cases and I am looking for a business partner from which I can purchase leather. Please contact me via email
  • Adil Khan said on December 24, 2014
    Hi, I am Adil from Kolar. i am looking to start a Leather Business in Kolar or Bangalore.. Can anyone give me the right suggestion to purchase leather products in cheapest Wholesale price with Genuine Quality. What will be d minimum capital to start this business? mail id -
  • Kottee said on December 27, 2014
    I am in chennai I want to start leather business in chennai so anyone to give some tips to make business with your experience
  • Danephraim Abule said on December 31, 2014
    Hello every one, I am from Ethiopia. I want to work in partnership with foreign company/person on leather manufacturing and exporting business. Ethiopia is the leading country in Africa having millions of hides and skins production every year. Currently I am working in the Bank in Ethiopia. any one who want to partner with me is well come. you can also come and visit the opportunity here in the sub-sector, kindly email me at;
  • Mohd Ubaid said on January 2, 2015
    My name is ubaid from Lucknow. I wanna start Leather business. I am new can u pls tell me how to start leather business. Email id:- contact 8563032032
  • S Pervez said on January 3, 2015
    I am in leather carpet business. Any one can contact me for long time business. Shams Pervez. +919839605810
  • Manesh Mangalath said on January 15, 2015
    Dear Friends, Good day. I have a great passion for leather and leather goods. I am an Indian residing in Kuwait. I just want to import all leather products of good quality and cheaper price to Kuwait for trading it here. Also I am planning to do it in Kerala by sourcing it from India. Please respond, for I want to know the positive and negative side of this business. Please respond, help and advice. My Email: Expecting responses. Thanks. Manesh Mangalath.
  • Manimaran.W said on February 1, 2015
    I am Manimaran.w from Near Vellore(Tamilnadu) and interested to do leather business , please let me know the basic knowledge of Buffing Machine & shaving machine unit operations. please reply me through my mail id - and my contact number is +919886332290. please do needfully to all.
  • ambedkar said on February 8, 2015
    hai this ambedkar from andra pradesh. i want to start leather business. i want to know the basic information of the leather business. my contact num 9160534824.
  • devprakash said on February 18, 2015
    hi I am devprakash. I want to start leather jacket exports business. so anyone can help me? my email -09093481422
  • md manzoor alam said on March 17, 2015
    hi my co worldwide leather product is manufacturing and supplying leather belts and wallets. i am searching good buyer to export my product. if any body is interested pls feel free to call me on my mobile no 9710711577 .what sup no +919710711577 my address is no 39 green palace 2nd cross street Nehru nagar pallavaram chennai 600043.
  • armagaan said on April 10, 2015
    sir / madam we are the leading supplier of all kinds of leather goods at reasonable price .kanpur ,uttarpradesh ,india
  • HABEEB HAFIZ said on April 25, 2015
  • MUTHU SELVAM said on June 4, 2015
    hai sir , myself muthuselvam i have started a new leather business. i am not experience for this filed. so please sent the how to start the leather business and more details about the leather business field. please any one help me sir. my mail id:, Contact no: 9790178779
  • kritika said on June 4, 2015
    hello, I am from New Delhi, India. I have a well settled leather business. I manufacture all kinds of garments, lingerie and accessories. I already export my material to US and France. Looking forward to expand my business. Interested dealers and clients can contact me on undersign. then e can share samples and discuss further. Looking for a fruitful long relation. thanks,
  • Shiraz Siddique said on June 24, 2015
    Hello there, we r the manufacturer of leather products like leather wallet, ladies bag, fancy items and etc. You just order we will get it done for u..and we also have a unique piece of art for you is hand made leather ROSE... if anyone want to give us some order in bulk or minimum quantity of any items...and want to see our fancy product they can contact me through my email address- Buyers can contact me across the country. My location is in new delhi (india). Thanks Regard shiraz.
  • vasu said on July 4, 2015
    I want to Start a new business in Haryana. Is it a good choice of Business of Leather Manufacturing in Haryana. Can you give me any suggestion send me details on
  • kaushik.mukherjee said on July 14, 2015
    Respected people I want to start this but don't know the way.
  • Mubashir said on August 8, 2015
    Chenab nagar, punjab, Pakistan. I want to start a business related to leather. I want to know what is scope of it and how I can succeed in it? Regards, Mubashir
  • mohammed shabbir said on August 28, 2015
    assalamualikum friends I want to start leather business. Now I am doing buying and selling of goat and sheep skin business. I want to do higher business of leather, such as manufacturer and exporters. so plz my brothers give me a gud idea to develop my business.
  • adedoyin anuoluwapo said on September 3, 2015
    Hi, how can I start a leather business in Nigeria and how can I get to start the business...
  • adedoyin anuoluwapo said on September 3, 2015
    Hi, i want to start a leather business here in Nigeria, what are things that is needed and what are challenges I will face as business man...plz I needed your advice...I live in nigeria
  • Shareen Leathers said on September 21, 2015
    Hi guys this is yaseer from shareen leathers, Chennai we manufacture all kinds of finished leathers. 8/36, v.v koil street, periamet, Chennai-600003, mob: +918870226603.
  • prince pal said on September 26, 2015
    hi friends i am prince pal from kanpur i want to start a small leather related business plz suggest me any one my own gmail address is
  • imran said on October 8, 2015
    hi thanks for lots of info regarding leather business, because i also interested in it. can anybody give me more info for startup.please feel free to mail, if any have catlogue or product price list please thanks.
  • Ragavan said on October 9, 2015
    Hi All, I am Ragavan from Chennai, TamilNadu but working in Singapore (IT Firm). I am so much interested to do leather business. I don't have any experience for this business. Please let me know the basic knowledge to select good leather products. How to do trading in India as well as Foreign. Please kindly advice me via email:
  • Paul said on October 22, 2015
    Hello Everyone, We are from Chad (Africa) one of the largest hub in leather manufacturing where you can find all type of finished leather, we can supply you with all types of sheep ,goat , Cow and Camel skins suede, mild, print, crust and foil leathers. we will provide you top quality with your targeted price. We also seek for partners or investors to help our come expand. If you are interested to source from here then please let us know, waiting for your response. mail: or you can call me on +235-65138749
  • Ra prem said on January 3, 2016
    Hi we are from BULL GARMENTS Known for quality, originality of design and uniqueness. Bull garments is the fast growing fashion destination at (Vadapalani,KK nagar and Tambaram) Chennai INDIA. We are quality and brand conscious. We specialise in leather articles particularly in wallets blending with classic Motorcycle Gear, & Accessories Mecca.We also specialised at Creative Vintage Leather Seats for cars and bikes All our leather products are rare & custom hand crafted & Features a handsome leather construction.We are in expanding business abroad Franchise/Dealership opportunity available. For further details Contact 9884828636
  • Uduman said on January 14, 2016
    Hi this is uduman . Can any one help How to do leather business.
  • santosh rao said on January 15, 2016
    Hi I want to start a leather business with all leather goods please provide me with ideas like how to plan, how to choose good leather, what factors to consider etc. Any help in this regard will be highly appreciated. I am in Hyderabad India
  • Haji Mohammed Ikhlaq said on February 9, 2016
    Hi I am Mohammed Ikhlaq,I have leather sleepers , belts, purses jackets unit in kanpur and I have license for national and International export too.If anyone interested in dealership, import of leather goods can contact me on below numbers.Samples snaps and price can be provided on request basis and rates can very according to the States(for India) and countries(for UAE,Saudi, Qatar, USA, SIngapore, Canada etc) Call me on below numbers- +91 9919170444 in india +1 862 684 3358 in USA or mail me @ Thanks, Haji Mohammed Ikhlaq
  • mujeeb siddqui said on March 14, 2016
    Hi, my name is mujeeb siddiqui.I am from bhopal.I am interested in leather business would any one advice me more regarding this. Regards - mujeeb
  • Dheeraj Narula said on April 11, 2016
    Hi i am Dheeraj Narula from Jaipur and belongs to middle class family, i want to start leather business so give me suggestion i have no ideas about this please help me my email id is and my contact no is +919610499992
  • Ajith chandar said on April 30, 2016
    Hi am Ajith Chandar from chennai and I like to start leather business . I have no idea on this so pls help me how to startup . I did my MBA so give me some idea sir.
  • Prabhavathi said on May 18, 2016
    I think it's very useful to me. It's very useful.
  • Prabhavathi said on May 18, 2016
    Hi I'm prabhavathi from Chennai. India. I thought to start leather business. Pls help me to start business.
  • A.Mohana ranga said on June 23, 2016
    We have tannery in Ambur. we are looking for job work for shoes suedes leather and garment leathers from EI and wet blue goat skins in to finish leather garments. If anybody want to do job work please contact to Maruthi leathers-204/b, kailasagiri road, periyavarigam, Ambur. contact number :8903568046
  • farooq khan mansoori said on July 26, 2016
    I am Farooq Khan . live in jaipur rajasthan. I want to start a small leather skin & raw material Business. I am a fresher in this sector. So please guide & write way me. Contact, 07610961500. Email Thanks.
  • sathish said on September 14, 2016
    hi I'm sathish, Vellore dist, interested in leather manufacture business how to total invest money for machine cost and raw material cost which machine is use..... how many drum and shaving and any other and factory size also full project report send my mail phone 8608852097
  • HAFIZ RASHID KHAN said on September 24, 2016
    Hello, I am Hafiz R. Khan from Dhaka. I want to start split/crust leather export business. Any one interested are welcome. My contact info,
    cell: +01990261019 (viber/whatsup)
  • Rehaan said on November 17, 2016
    Hii I Want To Start Leather Manufacturing Bussiness In small Level. At Low Investment so any one Interested Are Welcome. I Dont Have Full Knowledge And But Want To Start At Low Level. So Please Any One Can Guide Me. And Any One Interested In Raw Leather So I can Supply Cow Leather, Goat Leather, And Much More. Mail Id :


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