DVD Reseller Business Startup?

 
Old 05-12-03, 02:16 AM
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DVD Reseller Business Startup?

Does anyone know where I can find information on how to start up a DVD reseller business? Any Information would be helpful.
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Old 05-12-03, 02:36 AM
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...with so many well-established "resellers" around already (just click on COMPLETE LIST OF STORES above), do you really think it's a good idea to start up yet another one...?...

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Old 05-12-03, 02:46 AM
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Unless you can buy a large supply of dvd's per week. You wont be able to really give out a discount enough to warrent buying for you. It's like opening a burger stand in a city filled with McDonalds. You really are going are going to have to try to feel the needs of a small area to be successful.

just some tips. I don't have any real info for you. good luck if you do it.
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Old 05-12-03, 04:37 PM
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Im looking to start it in Ebay. There are a lot of power sellers selling dvds on ebay and I am looking to be one of them.
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Old 05-12-03, 09:25 PM
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Build up your feedback with cheapies and surprise the customer with first class instead of media mail. Only then consider loading up on some good titles, there are hundreds of resellers.


Unless you have a very cheap source, the profit from postage avertising, bad checks or money order rip offs. Ebays fees will whittle your profit down from a dot com to dot clown. I am very serious to make it you must keep your promises, e-mail if your out of stock offer the customer another choice of title if he/she wants one and honor it.


Feedback from happy customers is your key to staying business healthy. Keeping your hair on your head, not pulled out and on the floor, if you don't get *great* feedback is the 'other' side of feedback that is devided!
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Old 05-13-03, 04:39 AM
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It's really really EASY to be a cheap reseller of DVDs, especially on Ebay.

All you need to do is order 10,000 or more copies of a particular title - you can contact Ingram for bulk sales.

Then sell each disc at 10 to 15 cents above what you paid.

You won't make a lot of money on each, but if you sell a few million of them it starts to add up.

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Old 05-13-03, 06:21 AM
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mather_2003,

It's a very tough market selling DVDs. Try selling a few DVDs at the beginning and see what people want for them. This will give you a realization of what DVD Reseller market is.
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