So if I wanted to start packaging and selling various legal supplements...

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  1. kdrweez

    kdrweez New Member

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    A small dream of mine has been to start running a unique online store for various supplements, mostly concerned with the anti-aging and mental health community. In other words, not body building type things. Everything from 5-htp, to piracetam, to CoQ-10, to DMAE. This would be US-based too, distinguishing it from overseas stores.

    My big question is, how does one go about locating a distributor? I mean, I can buy bulk quantities from various sources. But as for finally cutting some deals on buying large quantities of chemicals, where would I start?

    Oddly enough, I used to do consulting work for a chemical lab that does carry a few items I'm interested in. But I'd like to ask on here as well; that company is a little "underperforming" (i.e. about to tank).
     
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    Tom Foolery New Member

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    :rofl: Pick another dream buddy. Online supplement stores are a dime a dozen.
     
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    tried to shack up with a local health store to become their "house" brand... give them huge profit margins and start building up your repuation
     
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    That's not a bad idea.

    I have a few ideas I'd like to try that I feel would make the business stand apart (like running my own house brand - hence the need for suppliers).
     
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    Maybe find out when the next health food convention is being held and attend. You can meet many of the bulk supplement supplier and retail sellers there.
     
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