For most people, buying a perfume means visiting their favorite department store and picking up their choice of perfumes over the counter. Few people are aware that it is possible to get perfumes at wholesale rates. To purchase goods from a real wholesaler means that you need to have a “Certificate Of Resale,” generally available from your State Department of Revenue; it can cost anywhere between five to twenty dollars. Some states do not require that you have this kind of certification.
A proper wholesaler is typically next in line of distribution to the manufacturer. Wholesalers buy in large quantities and are therefore able to pass on their savings. Buying from a wholesaler may mean that you have to purchase stock of a minimum purchase price, which could be anything from $100 to $1,000.
To find out where you can pick up wholesale perfumes, you should check dedicated trade publications. Such trade information can also be found through directory information from the National Association of Wholesale Distributors or the Encyclopedia of Associations that lists over 100,000 different nonprofit American organizations.