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Wholesale Markup/Retail markup?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by Phishook, Apr 7, 2004.

  1. Phishook

    Phishook LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,143

    For those that can get items at wholesale price, How much do you mark the items up?

    Say you get a $4000 pond kit wholesale, would you mark it up 40%, 60%, 30%?

    What about retail? I get boulders for $90/ton. But then mark up to 110/ton. Is that standard?
  2. kris

    kris LawnSite Bronze Member
    from nowhere
    Messages: 1,578

    Different products have greater margins.

    We get dealers rates(better than wholesale) on just about everything because we are also a retail outlet....

    Sorry I don't have a specific answer for you. Whatever the market will bear. On your example of boulders ...what are they retailing for around your area? I would guess that if your getting them wholsale your saving at least 30%?
  3. dreisman

    dreisman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 23

    Check out aquascapesdesign.com I think that is the address. They may have info o line or you can call them and get prices. I son't have the info at present..
  4. nuchdig

    nuchdig LawnSite Member
    from oh
    Messages: 43

    Shop the retailers to get a feel

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