Re: [OT] Have questions-setting up game shop
Date: Mon, 1 May 2000 11:12:36 -0700
Subject: Re: [OT] Have questions-setting up game shop
On 28 Apr 00, at 12:04, email@example.com wrote:
An excellent source for info on distributors is the Games
Quarterly magazine, an industry resource that lists,
products, manufacturers, distributors and organizations.
Call 303-254-5824/5820 (fax) for info on how to obtain a
copy. Or contact them by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Of course you can contact us direct, we do sell
wholesale to stores.
> but my big question is who could I talk to find
> distributors. The other shops in other towns dont want to
> give me the answers probally because I will be taking their
> business. Anyone have any info on this ? ***
> Sorry, don't have much on this, but my limited understanding
> would indicate the distributors share the shops reticence.
> A distributor demands volume, and a startup already sharing
> a town, the internet, whathaveyou, has to demonstrate that
> they can deliver orders of that volume.
> They don't care to deal with consumers who are merely
> looking for wholesale prices, nor do they wish to offend
> regular, long-term customers. I won't debate the morality (I
> certainly don't have any say in this) but I can understand
> How detailed is your business plan so far? What are your
> figures for markets?