IN A NUTSHELL
Our distribution consists of wholesale & retail, and spreads over online & offline.
- Wholesale to company owned shops and to resellers (distributors or retailers)
- Retail via company-owned e-shops & shops
WHOLESALE & DISTRIBUTION
Chill lines, are available for all markets without any exclusivity.
Glam lines, may be granted exclusivity (read below).
Our product, known for its quality & creativity, addresses all women profiles, sizes and culture. Add to this that is well priced, profitable, and that it generates consistent sales, and you’ll find good reasons to become a Blue Glue reseller!
Key point of our distinctive service:
- We create 8 new collections per year.
- Easy ordering online, no waiting time, we deliver from available stock within 24h.
- We organise shipping by courier, you will receive your order to your door within 4 business days.
- Average markup 276%.
- Displays are available for retailers: crates, sticks, show blocks, mannequin Olympia. Check Display Catalogue.
- Posters can be selected from a database and printed http://wholesale.blue-glue.com/home/poster/
Terms & conditions:
- Minimum wholesale purchase amount: 500 EUR, any style & quantity per item.
- Follow the recommended public price.
- Selling exclusively on the address stated on the invoice (no infringement on reserved areas).
- EXCLUSIVE RETAILERS – PRIVILEGE MEMBERSHIP
The Privilege Membership is a program for resellers who wish to benefit from the Exclusive Rights of Blue Glue over an area. It is defined as a yearly amount payable upfront by resellers which grants them:
- An exclusive area
- Access to reserved products (within stock availability)
Reseller’s purchase are deducted from the membership amount which can be extended for another year.
Membership is adjusted yearly.
Distributors order & purchase ex-works from Blue Glue to deliver retailers.
We may discount 20% from the wholesale price when a minimum business is achieved.
When a distributor does not have yet a proven reselling network or well known brands, he may purchase Exclusive Rights and become a Privileged Member.
- Our previous customers may remain direct with us (these are few buyers coming to purchase in Bali).
- New customers showing up at our showroom door in Bali may purchase from us the first time. We inform them that they will be able to purchase with you their next orders.
- Should we have a Franchise on the territories, these should remain direct head office.Samples
- Samples are invoiced as merchandise at retail or wholesale price whichever applies (depending on the total amount reached).
- If samples don’t reach the minimum amount eligible to be invoiced at wholesale price, they will be charged at retail price. In the case, the difference with the wholesale price will be reimbursed at first wholesale purchase.
- Samples sold at wholesale price can be fully reimbursed when their cost is absorbed. This is when they represent 2% of the amount of business achieved.
- OTHER DISTRIBUTION MODES
As a middleman
Middlemen promote Blue Glue to resellers and receive 5% commission of the merchandise invoiced (not inclusive of the shipping amount or other costs re-invoiced).
As an agent
Agents purchase and receive the collection, send us direct customers’ orders and take 10% commission on the merchandise invoiced (not inclusive of the shipping amount, or other costs re-invoiced).
Agent’s clients pay the invoice by bank transfer to us (merchandise + shipping). They pay VAT to the courier company at reception of the order.
- FRANCHISE SHOP
We may accept Franchise shops in the following cases:
- When franchisee fits all required criteria (adequate profile, experience as a franchisee, prime location, relevant budget).
- When the franchise shop brings awareness to BLUE GLUE.
- When a franchisee has access to shop locations & press, etc.
Franchise fee is EUR 10,000
- FRANCHISED CORNER
We may accept to open a Franchised Corner when the viability of a franchise would present a financial risk.
Seasonal countries represent a viability risk, so we prefer to open Corners (only in selected cities and high end boutiques or department stores).
Corner benefits from similar requirements and conditions as a franchise for:
- Visual merchandising
- Merchandise assortment
Corner fee is EUR 10,000