The Line: Margolin Shoes & Apparel is an experienced brand name closeout dealer in the shoes and sports apparel markets. The brand name closeout shoes available range in style from athletic and casual to boots and sandals, and are suited for all members of the family, with sizes for youth, women and men. There are new best sellers frequently, as the product is only available at closeout prices in a limited quantity. Top sellers can be forecasted based on the season. For example, sandals sell best in summer and boots sell best in winter. Sports apparel is a newer line of closeout merchandise for Margolin and is also seasonal, but more closely associated with sports seasons. The line covers both adult and children’s apparel, including shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, wind pants, sweatpants, tank tops and well known team jerseys, which are some of the more popular items from the sports apparel line.
Literature: A print catalog can be requested and should arrive within seven to ten business days. However, catalogs are also maintained online in order to reflect Margolin’s current inventories as much as possible. Any catalog received in the mail should be compared to the online version, as inventory quickly changes and an item may sell out. Customers trying to view the complete catalog online need a login and password.
Minimum Order/Pricing: Margolin sells only by the case pack, and depending on the item, this can be a case pack of 12, 18, 24 or 36. The minimum order is $300, and prepacks and minimums are listed with each item in the product catalog when applicable. Margolin’s enormous buying power not only allows the firm to sell top name brands, but also for prices around 50 percent off regular wholesale prices. Closeouts in the company’s shoe line are available between $3.50 to $25, while apparel can be purchased between $3.75 to $30. Retailers can expect to make keystone and more.
Special Features: Volume discounts may be negotiated with a personal call. As Margolin only deals in closeouts, the company does not accept returns or exchanges, except for manufacturer’s defects. A claim can be made no later than seven days from the shipping date.
Management Says: “I’ve seen a growing demand in sports apparel as of late, it used to be that people wanted to show pride for their team, but now it’s a style that is fashion forward, which is why we are happy to offer closeout sports apparel.” –Danny Kohanchi, Vice President.