[TheThinkTank] Wholesale account

BikeConcord Smitty at bikeconcord.org
Tue Mar 22 15:48:28 PDT 2022


Steve,  We are applying with JBI,  They are asking for  occupational license for sale or repair of bicycles,   I don’t know what that license is?
 Business licenses, check.  Resale license, check. Insurance, Check….
Thanx for the feedback.

> On Mar 22, 2022, at 11:47 AM, Stephen Andruski <swandruski at gmail.com> wrote:
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> 
> Hi,
> 
> Until recently, the Rockville Bike Hub in Rockville Md has been operating as a pop up shop with some storage from the City of Rockville. We were able to get an account with JBI.
> The big concern most distributors have is with community shops buying stuff at wholesale and then selling stuff well below what
> commercial shops are selling stuff at. That undercuts their other customers. We only buy tools and consumable parts and almost all parts are for
> fixing bikes, not direct sale to our customers. We will sell things on occasion, but we make sure we are charging what commercial shops are charging.
> We also want to maintain good relations with the commercial shops in our area because the donate bikes to us.
> 
> Hope this helps.
> 
> Steve Andruski
> RBH President
> 
>> On Tue, Mar 22, 2022 at 2:38 PM BikeConcord <Smitty at bikeconcord.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Hello everyone,
>> We operate a small community bike shop out of a shipping container.  We would like to get a wholesale account to buy parts.  Since we do not have a showroom and don’t fit the norm for a bike shop, it is difficult. Any suggestions.
>> 
>> One of the wholesalers is asking for a occupational license for sale or repair of bicycles. What the heck is dat. I think it is a DMV License.  
>> Thanks for any help y’all can provide.
>> 
>> Best regards and Happy pedaling!
>> “Smitty”    (S. M. Ardrey)
>> Community Outreach & Bike Kitchen Coordinator
>> a.k.a. The Instigator     
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