If you have never been to Turkey and only began to engage in this kind of business, you will be hard to navigate the range of products and prices. Try first to walk through the markets and shops in the hometown, will determine which Turkish products are in demand, what is their price category.
Find friends who are in this business for a long time and are well versed in the nuances of the wholesale procurement. You will receive at least the necessary information, and if you're lucky, you will even be able to get some addresses and names. Or even companions, that would be ideal. But it does not count, because competitors knowledge usually don't share.
Before travelling please call to the customs office (or look on the websites) and find out the rules of export of money and then the customs clearance of goods. Calculate, will not exceed a cost value of your goods.
If the information you want, pre-book your desired hotel in Istanbul (in the area where you plan to make purchases). So housing is cheaper. Your booking please print off and bring along. Usually traders do their job in one day. But if you seriously intend to "put down roots" in this business, it is better to learn and develop communication plan for three days.
The main area in Istanbul, where merchandised citizens from the CIS – Laleli, where there are several thousand shops selling clothes wholesale. In the Merter district is a lot of sports style and jerseys, Zeytin-Bourne – knit, t-shirts, shirts, Bayram Pasha, go for sweaters in Osmanbey for dresses. There are textile factories and in other places, but there are no wholesale markets. Please note that Laleli you can easier to navigate, as there is almost everywhere understand Russian language. In other areas only speak Turkish, and you have to look for the person who would have accompanied.
For the first purchase of goods make a detailed plan – how many and which things you want to buy (dresses, shirts, jeans, underwear, etc.). For each type of item select the budget.
Do not make purchases immediately. At first look, go around as many outlets, find out prices and availability. Then adjust your shopping plan.
In the same quarter look for the firm-Kargo, which can deliver the goods in your city. But this information can be obtained and at home, with friends and colleagues at your shop. If friends were not available, search for Kargo themselves. Again it is better to try them all, find out rates, conditions, terms of delivery and then make a choice. Take their business cards.
In stores bargain. When buying for cash, you can get good discounts. Ask for the certificates on the goods – well, if you manage to take them.
After the purchase of clothing in any store you will receive an invoice. Leave a business card of the company-cargo, in which the store will deliver the selected and paid for your goods. Don't forget to write on the card your name and surname. Follow the packing and shipping things. Check the dimensions so you are not slipped a drug. If you cooperate with these stores and then you will trust them.
After purchasing go to your carrier. There, your shipment will be weighed, and he will assign a code. To pay for its delivery will upon receipt, of the home, kilograms or cubic meters.
In the absence of the experience of traveling to Turkey and the presence of a small amount of money, it may make sense to start trading Turkish goods already delivered to Russia the major wholesalers. Big profits you will, but there will be no problems with customs clearance of the cargo and certificates. In addition, you will understand what range of products quickly sold out, and which subsequently is better not to take. Another option is to buy wholesale party clothes from catalogs via the Internet. But in this case there is a danger to unsaleable goods from last year's collections and not always the one that you ordered.
Advice 2 : How to buy clothes in Turkey
Clothing from Turkey, due to its relatively low cost and good quality, enjoys great popularity in Russia and CIS countries. How to buy clothes in Turkey, not to miscalculate when buying it and shipping?
If you want to buy clothes in Turkey for yourself, you don't make sense to go in this country. Just go to one of the sites dealing with supply of clothing, and to buy things in the catalog. The cost of clothing sold in online stores, is usually much lower than in urban markets, even with the delivery. However, be careful when ordering and specify exactly the size, color, and price items as the online retailers can send is not what you wanted to buy.
You can also apply for Turkish Internet sites that sell clothes at retail and wholesale, such as www.lcwaikiki.com, www.ykmden.com, www.shopmavi.com. Special knowledge of the Turkish language you will not be required; it will be enough, if you go to the online translator. However, when ordering be careful and refer only to the services of EMS-mail, operating in Russia and in Turkey.
Contact a reliable tour operator and purchase a ticket that involves shopping. Usually the tour operators, the scope of which includes the collaboration with the famous Turkish shops and wholesale markets, and take on all obligations for delivery of goods, although a lot of you on this, of course, not earn. Go to the website, which features information about services one of the most famous Russian tour operators - http://www.travelshopping.ru/otdih_shopping/Turkey and check out its shopping service, before you make a decision about the trip.
Go to a regular tourist trip to this country and contact on arrival at one of the local firms involved with the delivery of goods to Russia (cargo). Be sure to check the documents of the company Manager to reduce the risk to a minimum. Despite the fact that the cost of the services of officially registered firms will be somewhat more expensive than unregistered, you will be able in parallel to insure your goods and avoid big losses.
Women's clothing on the Internet is now a reality. Everyone knows that the clothes are manufactured in Turkey, has excellent characteristics: reliability, strength, durability. However, not all know that now you can order uniforms at home in front of a computer.
Now before you travel to Istanbul, You will be able to read the popular Turkish brands of clothes, to see the collection and choose. to save Your precious time and to avoid possible not profitable purchases. Typically, factories in Turkey is not a large-scale enterprise in several floors, and sewing shop.
Advice 3 : How to bring goods from Turkey
The Turkish goods in Russia are in constant demand. Their cost is comparable with the cost of Chinese goods, but the quality is incomparably better. Coats, jeans, coats, products of wide consumption are exported there in large quantities. And since Turkish customs among the ten best European, the process of clearance of exported goods as much as possible automated.
If you go to Turkey as a tourist, to smuggle out of this country you will be able place gifts and personal items in the amount of not more than 70 kg in the Luggage compartment and 20 kg of hand Luggage. The extra weight must be paid.
Do not take the jewels, if they were not purchased on the exchanged currency. To confirm the purchase, shall be required to present the appropriate certificates. So, if you buy jewelry in the market, with their baggage, you may have problems. It is forbidden to carry Antiques, weapons, drugs, many drugs. So if you liked the carpet, which would be a great decoration of the interior in Oriental style, the customs office will be required to provide proof of purchase and certificate from the Museum that the rug is not an antique.
Turkish customs is "green" and "red" corridors. Through the red are those who declare all the goods in writing, and through "green" can get those who do not have the items that you want to declare. This so-called implicative form registration.
In the "green" corridor of the employees of the customs authority have the right to verbally interrogate the citizens to demand the provision confirming the right of ownership, to conduct an inspection in the framework of the statutory regulations, using technical means.
On the plane, you can bring drinks that you purchase in stores tax-free shopping at the airport, but not more than 1 liter. Moreover, the access on Board of the container in which packaged liquid impossible. In hand Luggage you can carry the goodspurchased in Turkeyif they are brought checks and if they are Packed in plastic bags. But aboard these packages also can not, unless you want them confiscated. Medication must be accompanied by a medical document or a prescription for the name of the one who takes it.
To not have problems at customs and not to lose their money, and buying goods in Turkey keep all receipts and ask for the certificates.