If you are looking to open up an e-cigarette retail venture or are in the process of implementing electronic cigarettes into your inventory, here is some useful info that can help you along the way. As one of the fastest growing niche markets out there, electronic cigarettes are an excellent entrepreneurial direction. Here are some of the basics to help you along the way with your e-cigarette startup.
Whether you’re opening your own store, adding select brands to your current location, or are going the franchise route with a brand such as VaporFi, the options are very much limitless. So limitless in fact, it can seem rather overwhelming to find the most reputable companies to work with amongst the masses.
Step One: Research
When researching brands to potentially work with, you want to research their history and reputation extensively and thoroughly. Check with the better Business Bureau, to see what kind of information has been provided. It’s also smart to contact the company yourself, via email and/or calling, to get a feel for how they present themselves. Professionalism, courtesy, a high level of customer service, and absolute knowledge on the products and company are especially important factors.
Step Two: Research Products.
Finding a brand that resonates and correlates to your business is essential, however just as important are the products they sell. In the e-cigarette market there is such a large variety of different products with an incredible range of quality. How marketable these products are, and how much customer demand there is are things to keep in mind. Key items to have in a brand: USA made liquids, a wide variety of e-cigarette styles, and a large selection of flavors and nicotine strengths.
One key factor in distinguishing brand worth carrying, is how forthcoming they are about their ingredients. Any brand that is not straightforward or enthusiastic about what’s in there of the liquids, should be automatically be a no-go. More and more users are discerning about their products, and most know that quality comes from using the very best standards, ingredients, and ratios. Users are looking for performance, and safety so brand’s that are disclosing what they’re using are more likely to attract customers.
Creating a professional relationship with a brand is an obviously big decision, don’t jump in headfirst without some background info. For startup e-cigarette retail ventures, we can’t recommend our brand VaporFi enough. Offering a wide variety of different options for vapor cig franchising, this brand’s solid reputation for top-of-the-line quality and selection has attracted customers all over the world. If you’d like to know more about working with IVG, in a business-to-business relationship, feel free to contact us to get the ball rolling.