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Buying a Wholesale/Distribution Business

By Richard Parker | Diomo Corporation
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Question:
What are some of the pros and cons of buying a wholesale distribution company (an example would be a wholesaler of beer and/or packaged food items to supermarkets)?

Answer:
Wholesale/distribution businesses can be excellent long-term ventures. In addressing your question, I will make the assumption that you will be looking at profitable businesses and not ones that are in a turnaround situation. Here are some of the good and bad points:

The Good:

The Bad:

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Richard Parker is the author of: How To Buy A Good Business At A Great Price, the most widely used reference resource and strategy guide for buying a business. He has purchased ten businesses in his career and has helped thousands of prospective buyers worldwide learn how to buy the right business for sale. He is also founder and President of Diomo Corporation - The Business Buyer Resource Center.

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