Steps to Becoming an Oakley Sunglasses Distributor
June 20, 2019
Oakley is a popular brand of sunglasses which makes it attractive for aspiring entrepreneurs like you. You can sell sunglasses both online and on local stores and Oakley products can be a both a rewarding and profitable business.
However, there are also some challenges of becoming a sunglasses distributor. This can be moderately difficult, especially if you have not owned a company. To increase the success of your business, here are some tips you should consider.
Visit the Oakley website and fill out an application form on the Career page. Once you have applied, a recruiter will review your resume and accept you based on your skills and qualifications aligned with the company’s requirements. Since Oakley is a large organization, it may take a while to get a response.
Once you are accepted as a sunglasses distributor, obtain necessary documents such as business permits and licenses. Each state requires different documents to operate a business. To obtain the right forms, double-check the requirements and visit your local city hall to let the business development office know you are opening a business. Note that different businesses require different permits and fees.
Put up your store. Sunglass stores are usually found in malls. If you have the time, it is best to research high traffic locations to get more customers and increase sales. Most times, sunglasses are sold spontaneously to customers so you have a better chance at success, especially if your store is located in a populated area.
Organize your business. Being a sunglasses distributor requires less supplies and equipment to manage. All you have to do is properly showcase your sunglasses and gather office supplies, including computer, paper, and register. It also helps to have small tools like screwdrivers, pliers, and other necessary things for adjustments. Unless you plan to work as the cashier also, hire at least one employee who is willing to work part-time and has cash-handling experience.
Lastly, market your business. Sunglasses are great investments. People buy them at least once a year, making it critical to your success as a sunglasses distributor. Promote your business buy printing business cards and sending out fliers. If your merchandise is good, customers will recommend you to their friends and families. Also, think of creative ways to promote your business such as setting up a website to generate the customers’ interest.
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