Terms and conditions
Wholesale to the nautical/tropical decor trade only with supporting documentation. We require a copy of your business license as well as the application to be filled out completely before you can become an approved customer. We may also ask for pictures of your store and any other information we need to process your application. You must be a store or web business that specializes and sells nautical/tropical decor as your main line. Furniture stores also qualify for purchasing wholesale. Initial orders must ship to the business/store address if approved. (No residential shipping on initial order) We reserve the right to refuse anyone who we feel doesn't qualify for wholesale. To open an account with us, we require a $300 opening order on all lines except the jewelry line. We require a $200 opening order in jewelry in addition to our other lines. Minimum order for the shell beach handbags line is $200. No minimum re-order after the initial order however there is an additional $10 processing for orders under $100 (except for dropships). Items not available at time of shipment will be backordered and will ship when in, unless cancelled prior to shipping or if the item or items become discontinued. Any custom or large orders will require a non refundable deposit to place the order.
Any single tem marked special order or having a wholesale of $300 or more will require a non refundable 20% deposit in order to secure the merchandise for you. Please allow 4-7 months for any special order or large merchandise.
WEBSITE STORES...if you show the manufacturer of items sold on your website you must use Nautical Tropical Imports as the manufacturer. If any other name for the manufacturer of our products is shown, you will be removed as a vendor.
WE DO NOT ALLOW ANY COMPANIES TO SELL OUR PRODUCTS ON
AMAZON OR EBAY. If we find out you are, you will be banned from purchasing with
us in the future.
We now will accept certified retailers in the USA as well as surrounding countries such as Canada! All international orders will have a 5% fee added due to extra packing and random inspection of product.
Any duties/fees incurred from any international shipments are the responsibility of the receiver. We will also ship to the Carribean islands as long as we ship to your freight consolidator and they ship to you. Once the product has left the consolidator, it cannot be returned for any damage or defect claims so inform your consolidator to inspect the product before shipping to you.
Dropshipping...Brick and mortar stores
For brick and mortar stores that stock our product in your store: Dropshipping is available with an additional $6.00 per location/order. (Items with mirrors or glass have an additional $6.00 per order packing fee) Dropshipping is only available to the USA and we dropship items that ship Fedex ground...we cannot dropship items that go by freight. (No minimum order fee for dropships to your customer) Shipping to the continental US only for dropships. Rush orders will have a $6 expedite fee. The dropship fee is not refundable. To qualify as a store that stocks our product, to avoid the additional 10% added if you don't stock our product, you need to purchase a minimum of $300 of product (before shipping cost) to your physical location every 6 months ($600 worth of product a year minimum).
NOTE: All dropships are required to be paid in advance of shipping with an approved CREDIT CARD - no exceptions and no terms are available on dropships.
Dropshipping...Website stores with no physical store
For website stores that do not stock our product, to be competitive with our physical stores for web only stores you will pay the wholesale cost plus 10% additional cost of the product, as well as a $6.00 drop ship fee and a $6 handling fee for items with mirrors or glass. We drop ship for individually owned websites only - Not 3rd party selling platforms. The above dropshipping terms also apply.
All prices are wholesale based on F.O.B. warehouse in Georgia, and are subject to change without notice.
Accepted forms of payment are Visa, Mastercard, certified and company checks. To become a dealer, even if you are receiving NET 30 terms, we require a current credit card on file. There will be a 10-day additional wait on company checks before shipping. Credit cards will be processed prior to shipping. Sorry no COD's. We will review customers history for the future for terms on an individual basis.
Any store approved for terms must pay within the timeframe agreed upon that
is posted in the terms area of your invoice. All due dates will be posted
directly on the invoice. Any payments more than 15 days past
due are subject to a 1.5% fee and an additional 1.5% late fee for every 30 days
past the 15 day late period. Terms must be paid by CHECK ONLY. Collections will
be notified for any customer that continues to be late on their invoice.
Shipping will be by Fedex ground or trucking, and special shipping is available upon request. Rush orders will require an additional $6.00 per delivery address charge plus additional shipping costs for any air freight charges. Shipping charges are non-refundable.
For shipping to any place outside of the
continental US, shipping will be buy freight pallet only and you will need a
Claims for damage must be filed with the delivery carrier upon receiving the goods. Claims for damaged goods must be submitted to us within 2 days after receipt of goods with supporting documentation. We will exchange the item or items only after the claims procedures are met. ( Exchange is for the same item only) No returns will be accepted without prior authorization obtained from us. The dropship fee is not refundable.
Non damage item returns
will be accepted within 21 days of delivered goods with a
20% restocking fee and return
authorization. All returns must be in the original box and packaging for a
Defective goods will be replaced with the same identical item...no
on defects will be treated as a new order and return. Many items shipped
are inspected before shipping as our goal is zero defects.
Shipping charges are non-refundable. For items returned damaged, there wil be NO REFUND.
Backorders under $50 will be cancelled automatically. Backorders older than 9 months will be cancelled automatically. If you don't want backorders, please call to cancel your backorder, or indicate at the time of ordering that you don't want backorders.
Many but not all of the products we sell are exclusive to us, meaning they are not available anywhere else but here. We spend much time and effort and funds on developing new items for our customers to enjoy.
Anyone found to copy our products will immediately be banned from being a customer and may face prosecution. We strive to be the innovators in nautical decor and gifts...please respect what we do.
NOTICE: We reserve the right to change terms as we see necessary without prior notification.
For all retailers...FYI
No COD orders. All sizes are approximate. Colors may vary. Prices subject to change without notice.
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