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    How to find wholesale suppliers who carry sunglasses made by Luxottica, Safilo, etc?

    Hi all,

    We are selling sunglasses/optical glasses of our own brand. But, we don't have any physical retail stores yet, it seems not easy to get 'accounts' from those manufactures (am i right about this? any requirements to have accounts?).

    Can anyone let me know how to find wholesale suppliers who carry sunglasses made by Luxottica, Safilo, etc? This may be an alternate way to have those designer glasses.

    Thank you for your help in advance.

    Aaron

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    Hi Aaron,

    I'm having the same difficulties.

    Have you been successful in finding Luxottica and Safilo distributors?
    Or in getting accounts directly with these manufacturers?

    Kind regards,

    Werner

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    Hey Guys,

    I know this is an old post so I'm hoping you have some info now on the above issue and that we can revisit this.

    I was told recently that it had taken one guy 7 years to get an account with either Safilo or Luxottica (I forget which one). I'm also of the understanding that if you have accounts with Luxottica or Safilo that you MUST NOT sell sunglasses on to other business by way of wholesaing etc. If this is done, then you risk getting your account shut down.

    Can anyone elaborate on the above points?

    Thanks

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    If you are trying to open an account to sell frames on the internet (which is what I think I'm reading here) you are not going to get any help from Optiboarders.

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    As someone mentioned on your first thread asking about this, you're best bet is to go directly to the source for the info you need. Beyond that, good luck

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    I intend on speaking with both Lux and Saf but I guess I just wanted to hear about other people’s experiences with this subject prior and during my dialogue with the said companies. This appeared to be the most suitable forum to seek advice on such a subject. The subject of sunglasses suppliers seems to be very cloak and dagger to me, further enforced by the responses on this forum, I guess.

    Thanks all the same.

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    I know for Luxottica they require you to have a physical storefront. They will have the rep come out to your store location and they will check to make sure that your store is nice enough to carry their frames. They will also have minimum requirements. I recently opened an account with them and that's what they did for me at least. After that, depending on what brand you want, each brand has separate extra requirements and stipulations. Hope that helps!

    Quote Originally Posted by specs11 View Post
    I intend on speaking with both Lux and Saf but I guess I just wanted to hear about other people’s experiences with this subject prior and during my dialogue with the said companies. This appeared to be the most suitable forum to seek advice on such a subject. The subject of sunglasses suppliers seems to be very cloak and dagger to me, further enforced by the responses on this forum, I guess.

    Thanks all the same.

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    Confused

    ???...are you kiddin me???? LUX wheels and deals just like everyone else...
    just look at the sunglass sights
    and every close out guy has all the branded lux products(exept chanel...they keep a tighter leash)

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    Most of the diverted Lux product ,except Ray Ban is often gray marketed through Mexico or the Philippines. Lux will sell Rayban to almost anyone with a pulse.

    Both Lux and Saffilo don't have third party suppliers like you suggest here in the US, they are direct. So in looking for suppliers in the US will be fruitless. They do have 3rd parties in many countries but it always an exclusive deal, there is only 1 per country max.
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    Hey, friendLet's check it out from many luxuries and fashionable wow sunglasses on this shop. Now I am feeling glad about there purchased on very low price.

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